Shall vain words have an end? Or what provokes you that you answer?
"Shouldn't the multitude of words be answered? Should a man full of talk be justified?
Death and life are in the power of the tongue; those who love it will eat its fruit.
You have magnified yourselves against me with your mouth, and have multiplied your words against me: I have heard it.
"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men; for you don't enter in yourselves, neither do you allow those who are entering in to enter.
On the first day of the week, when the disciples were gathered together to break bread, Paul talked with them, intending to depart on the next day, and continued his speech until midnight.
For there are many words that create vanity. What does that profit man?
In the multitude of words there is no lack of disobedience, but he who restrains his lips does wisely.
The heart of the righteous weighs answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes out evil.
A fool also multiplies words. Man doesn't know what will be; and that which will be after him, who can tell him?
For as a dream comes with a multitude of cares, so a fool's speech with a multitude of words.
"Should a wise man answer with vain knowledge, and fill himself with the east wind?
He who guards his mouth guards his soul. One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
Therefore Job opens his mouth with empty talk, and he multiplies words without knowledge."