'Lips' in the Bible
But if her husband refuses to allow her [to keep her vow or pledge] on the day that he hears of it, then he shall make void and annul her vow which is upon her and the rash utterance of her lips by which she bound herself, and the Lord will forgive her.
But if her husband positively made them void on the day he heard them, then whatever proceeded out of her lips concerning her vows or concerning her pledge of herself shall not stand. Her husband has annulled them, and the Lord will forgive her.
The vow which has passed your lips you shall be watchful to perform, a voluntary offering which you have made to the Lord your God, which you have promised with your mouth.
Hannah was speaking in her heart; only her lips moved but her voice was not heard. So Eli thought she was drunk.
Because your raging against Me and your arrogance and careless ease have come to My ears, therefore I will put My hook in your nose and My bridle in your lips, and I will turn you back by the way you came, O king of Assyria.
But he said to her, You speak as one of the impious and foolish women would speak. What? Shall we accept [only] good at the hand of God and shall we not accept [also] misfortune and what is of a bad nature? In [spite of] all this, Job did not sin with his lips.
He will yet fill your mouth with laughter [Job] and your lips with joyful shouting.
But oh, that God would speak, and open His lips against you,
Hear now my reasoning, and listen to the pleadings of my lips.
Your own mouth condemns you, and not I; yes, your own lips testify against you.
[But] I would strengthen and encourage you with [the words of] my mouth, and the consolation of my lips would soothe your suffering.
I have not gone back from the commandment of His lips; I have esteemed and treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.
My lips shall not speak untruth, nor shall my tongue utter deceit.
I must speak, that I may get relief and be refreshed; I will open my lips and answer.
My words shall express the uprightness of my heart, and my lips shall speak what they know with utter sincerity.
To his neighbor each one speaks words without use or worth or truth; with flattering lips and double heart [deceitfully] they speak.
May the Lord cut off all flattering lips and the tongues that speak proud boasting,
Those who say, With our tongues we prevail; our lips are our own [to command at our will] -- "who is lord and master over us?
Their sorrows shall be multiplied who choose another god; their drink offerings of blood will I not offer or take their names upon my lips.
Hear the right (my righteous cause), O Lord; listen to my shrill, piercing cry! Give ear to my prayer, that comes from unfeigned and guileless lips.
Concerning the works of men, by the word of Your lips I have avoided the ways of the violent (the paths of the destroyer).
You have given him his heart's desire and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah [pause, and think of that]!
Let the lying lips be silenced, which speak insolently against the [consistently] righteous with pride and contempt.
Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit.
I have proclaimed glad tidings of righteousness in the great assembly [tidings of uprightness and right standing with God]. Behold, I have not restrained my lips, as You know, O Lord.
You are fairer than the children of men; graciousness is poured upon Your lips; therefore God has blessed You forever.
But to the wicked, God says: What right have you to recite My statutes or take My covenant or pledge on your lips,
O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth shall show forth Your praise.
Behold, they belch out [insults] with their mouths; swords [of sarcasm, ridicule, slander, and lies] are in their lips, for who, they think, hears us?
For the sin of their mouths and the words of their lips, let them even be trapped and taken in their pride, and for the cursing and lying which they utter.
Because Your loving-kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise You.
My whole being shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise You with joyful lips
Which my lips uttered and my mouth promised when I was in distress.
My lips shall shout for joy when I sing praises to You, and my inner being, which You have redeemed.
My covenant will I not break or profane, nor alter the thing that is gone out of My lips.
For they provoked [Moses'] spirit, so that he spoke unadvisedly with his lips.
With my lips have I declared and recounted all the ordinances of Your mouth.
My lips shall pour forth praise [with thanksgiving and renewed trust] when You teach me Your statutes.
Deliver me, O Lord, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues.
They sharpen their tongues like a serpent's; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
Those who are fencing me in raise their heads; may the mischief of their own lips and the very things they desire for me come upon them.
Set a guard, O Lord, before my mouth; keep watch at the door of my lips.
That you may exercise proper discrimination and discretion and your lips may guard and keep knowledge and the wise answer [to temptation].
For the lips of a loose woman drip honey as a honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil;
You are snared with the words of your lips, you are caught by the speech of your mouth.
With much justifying and enticing argument she persuades him, with the allurements of her lips she leads him [to overcome his conscience and his fears] and forces him along.
Hear, for I will speak excellent and princely things; and the opening of my lips shall be for right things.
For my mouth shall utter truth, and wrongdoing is detestable and loathsome to my lips.
The wise in heart will accept and obey commandments, but the foolish of lips will fall headlong.
He who winks with the eye [craftily and with malice] causes sorrow; the foolish of lips will fall headlong but he who boldly reproves makes peace.
On the lips of him who has discernment skillful and godly Wisdom is found, but discipline and the rod are for the back of him who is without sense and understanding.
He who hides hatred is of lying lips, and he who utters slander is a [self-confident] fool.
In a multitude of words transgression is not lacking, but he who restrains his lips is prudent.
The lips of the [uncompromisingly] righteous feed and guide many, but fools die for want of understanding and heart.
The lips of the [uncompromisingly] righteous know [and therefore utter] what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked knows [and therefore speaks only] what is obstinately willful and contrary.
The wicked is [dangerously] snared by the transgression of his lips, but the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall come out of trouble.
Truthful lips shall be established forever, but a lying tongue is [credited] but for a moment.
Lying lips are extremely disgusting and hateful to the Lord, but they who deal faithfully are His delight.
He who guards his mouth keeps his life, but he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
In the fool's own mouth is a rod [to shame] his pride, but the wise men's lips preserve them.
Go from the presence of a foolish and self-confident man, for you will not find knowledge on his lips.
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge [sifting it as chaff from the grain]; not so the minds and hearts of the self-confident and foolish.
Divinely directed decisions are on the lips of the king; his mouth should not transgress in judgment.
Right and just lips are the delight of a king, and he loves him who speaks what is right.
The mind of the wise instructs his mouth, and adds learning and persuasiveness to his lips.
A worthless man devises and digs up mischief, and in his lips there is as a scorching fire.
He who shuts his eyes to devise perverse things and who compresses his lips [as if in concealment] brings evil to pass.
An evildoer gives heed to wicked lips; and a liar listens to a mischievous tongue.
Fine or arrogant speech does not befit [an empty-headed] fool -- "much less do lying lips befit a prince.
Even a fool when he holds his peace is considered wise; when he closes his lips he is esteemed a man of understanding.
A [self-confident] fool's lips bring contention, and his mouth invites a beating.
A [self-confident] fool's mouth is his ruin, and his lips are a snare to himself.
There is gold, and a multitude of pearls, but the lips of knowledge are a vase of preciousness [the most precious of all].
He who loves purity and the pure in heart and who is gracious in speech -- "because of the grace of his lips will he have the king for his friend.
For it will be pleasant if you keep them in your mind [believing them]; your lips will be accustomed to [confessing] them.
Yes, my heart will rejoice when your lips speak right things.
For their minds plot oppression and devise violence, and their lips talk of causing trouble and vexation.
He kisses the lips [and wins the hearts of men] who give a right answer.
Be not a witness against your neighbor without cause, and deceive not with your lips.
Burning lips [uttering insincere words of love] and a wicked heart are like an earthen vessel covered with the scum thrown off from molten silver [making it appear to be solid silver].
He who hates pretends with his lips, but stores up deceit within himself.
Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.
The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious and win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him.
When the doors [the lips] are shut in the streets and the sound of the grinding [of the teeth] is low, and one rises up at the voice of a bird and the crowing of a cock, and all the daughters of music [the voice and the ear] are brought low;
Your lips are like a thread of scarlet, and your mouth is lovely. Your cheeks are like halves of a pomegranate behind your veil.
Your lips, O my [promised] bride, drop honey as the honeycomb; honey and milk are under your tongue. And the odor of your garments is like the odor of Lebanon.
His cheeks are like a bed of spices or balsam, like banks of sweet herbs yielding fragrance. His lips are like bloodred anemones or lilies distilling liquid [sweet-scented] myrrh.
And your kisses like the best wine -- "[then the Shulammite interrupted] that goes down smoothly and sweetly for my beloved [shepherd, kisses] gliding over his lips while he sleeps!
Then said I, Woe is me! For I am undone and ruined, because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts!
And with it he touched my mouth and said, Behold, this has touched your lips; your iniquity and guilt are taken away, and your sin is completely atoned for and forgiven.
But with righteousness and justice shall He judge the poor and decide with fairness for the meek, the poor, and the downtrodden of the earth; and He shall smite the earth and the oppressor with the rod of His mouth, and with the breath of His lips He shall slay the wicked.
No, but [the Lord will teach the rebels in a more humiliating way] by men with stammering lips and another tongue will He speak to this people [says Isaiah, and teach them His lessons].
And the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near Me with their mouth and honor Me with their lips but remove their hearts and minds far from Me, and their fear and reverence for Me are a commandment of men that is learned by repetition [without any thought as to the meaning],
Behold, the Name of the Lord comes from afar, burning with His anger, and in thick, rising smoke. His lips are full of indignation, and His tongue is like a consuming fire.
Do you suppose that mere words of the lips can pass for warlike counsel and strength? Now in whom do you trust and on whom do you rely, that you rebel against me?
Because your raging against Me and your arrogance and careless ease have come to My ears, therefore will I put My hook in your nose and My bridle in your lips, and I will turn you back by the way you came.
Peace, peace, to him who is far off [both Jew and Gentile] and to him who is near! says the Lord; I create the fruit of his lips, and I will heal him [make his lips blossom anew with speech in thankful praise].
For your hands are defiled with blood and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue mutters wickedness.
The lips and thoughts of my assailants are against me all day long.
In that day will I cause a horn to spring forth to the house of Israel and I will open your lips among them, and they shall know (understand and realize) that I am the Lord [the Sovereign Ruler, Who calls forth loyalty and obedient service].