But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.
They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.
Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?
Should he reason with unprofitable talk? or with speeches with which he can do no good?
In the multitude of words there lacks not sin: but he that refrains his lips is wise.
In all labor there is profit: but the talk of the lips leads only to poverty.
A fool utters all his mind: but a wise man keeps it in till afterwards.
For a dream comes through much business; and a fool's voice is known by a multitude of words.
The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: and the end of his talk is wicked madness.
Therefore prophesy and say, Thus says the Lord GOD; Because they have made you desolate, and swallowed you up on every side, that you might be a possession unto the rest of the nations, and you are taken up by the lips of talkers, and are slandered by the people:
For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, especially they of the circumcision: