97 occurrences

'Lips' in the Bible

“Pay strict attention to everything I have said to you. You must not invoke the names of other gods; they must not be heard on your lips.

But if her husband cancels them on the day he hears about it, nothing that came from her lips, whether her vows or her obligation, is binding. Her husband has canceled them, and the Lord will absolve her.

Be careful to do whatever comes from your lips, because you have freely vowed what you promised to the Lord your God.

While she continued praying in the Lord’s presence, Eli watched her lips.

Hannah was praying silently, and though her lips were moving, her voice could not be heard. Eli thought she was drunk

He will yet fill your mouth with laughterand your lips with a shout of joy.

Your own mouth condemns you, not I;your own lips testify against you.

Instead, I would encourage you with my mouth,and the consolation from my lips would bring relief.

I must speak so that I can find relief;I must open my lips and respond.

My words come from my upright heart,and my lips speak with sincerity what they know.

May the Lord cut off all flattering lipsand the tongue that speaks boastfully.

They say, “Through our tongues we have power;our lips are our own—who can be our master?”

The sorrows of those who take another godfor themselves will multiply;I will not pour out their drink offerings of blood,and I will not speak their names with my lips.

A Davidic prayer.Lord, hear a just cause;pay attention to my cry;listen to my prayer—from lips free of deceit.

Concerning what people do:by the word of Your lipsI have avoided the ways of the violent.

You have given him his heart’s desireand have not denied the request of his lips.Selah

Concerning David, when he pretended to be insane in the presence of Abimelech, who drove him out, and he departed.I will praise the Lord at all times;His praise will always be on my lips.

But God says to the wicked:“What right do you have to recite My statutesand to take My covenant on your lips?

Look, they spew from their mouths—sharp words from their lips.“For who,” they say, “will hear?”

For the sin of their mouths and the words of their lips,let them be caught in their pride.They utter curses and lies.

that my lips promisedand my mouth spoke during my distress.

for they embittered his spirit,and he spoke rashly with his lips.

Instruction from Your lips is better for methan thousands of gold and silver pieces.

When those who surround me rise up,may the trouble their lips cause overwhelm them.

so that you may maintain discretionand your lips safeguard knowledge.

Though the lips of the forbidden woman drip honeyand her words are smoother than oil,

you have been trapped by the words of your lips—ensnared by the words of your mouth.

Listen, for I speak of noble things,and what my lips say is right.

For my mouth tells the truth,and wickedness is detestable to my lips.

A sly wink of the eye causes grief,and foolish lips will be destroyed.

Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning,but a rod is for the back of the one who lacks sense.

The lips of the righteous know what is appropriate,but the mouth of the wicked, only what is perverse. >

The lips of the wise broadcast knowledge,but not so the heart of fools.

God’s verdict is on the lips of a king;his mouth should not give an unfair judgment.

Righteous lips are a king’s delight,and he loves one who speaks honestly.

The one who narrows his eyes is planning deceptions;the one who compresses his lips brings about evil.

Eloquent words are not appropriate on a fool’s lips;how much worse are lies for a ruler.

Even a fool is considered wise when he keeps silent,discerning when he seals his lips. >

From the fruit of his mouth a man’s stomach is satisfied;he is filled with the product of his lips.

For it is pleasing if you keep them within youand if they are constantly on your lips.

My innermost being will cheerwhen your lips say what is right.

Let another praise you, and not your own mouth—a stranger, and not your own lips.

The words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious,but the lips of a fool consume him.

Your lips are like a scarlet cord,and your mouth is lovely.Behind your veil,your brow is like a slice of pomegranate.

Your lips drip sweetness like the honeycomb, my bride.Honey and milk are under your tongue.The fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

His cheeks are like beds of spice,towers of perfume.His lips are lilies,dripping with flowing myrrh.

Your mouth is like fine wine—W flowing smoothly for my love,gliding past my lips and teeth!

He touched my mouth with it and said:Now that this has touched your lips,your wickedness is removedand your sin is atoned for.

but He will judge the poor righteouslyand execute justice for the oppressed of the land.He will strike the landwith discipline from His mouth,and He will kill the wickedwith a command from His lips.

Look, Yahweh comes from far away,His anger burning and heavy with smoke.His lips are full of fury,and His tongue is like a consuming fire.

For your hands are defiled with bloodand your fingers, with iniquity;your lips have spoken lies,and your tongues mutter injustice.

You planted them, and they have taken root.They have grown and produced fruit.You are ever on their lips,but far from their conscience.

Suddenly one with human likeness touched my lips. I opened my mouth and said to the one standing in front of me, “My lord, because of the vision, anguish overwhelms me and I am powerless.

Take words of repentance with youand return to the Lord.Say to Him: “Forgive all our sinand accept what is good,so that we may repay Youwith praise from our lips.

I heard, and I trembled within;my lips quivered at the sound.Rottenness entered my bones;I trembled where I stood.Now I must quietly wait for the day of distressto come against the people invading us.

True instruction was in his mouth, and nothing wrong was found on his lips. He walked with Me in peace and fairness and turned many from sin.

For the lips of a priest should guard knowledge, and people should seek instruction from his mouth, because he is the messenger of the Lord of Hosts.

He answered them, “Isaiah prophesied correctly about you hypocrites, as it is written:These people honor Me with their lips,but their heart is far from Me.

It is written in the law:I will speak to these peopleby people of other languagesand by the lips of foreigners,and even then, they will not listen to Me,says the Lord.

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