'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 have not departed from the commands of His lips;I have treasured the words of His mouthmore than my daily food.
my lips will not speak unjustly,and my tongue will not utter deceit.
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.
They lie to one another;they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts.
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
Let lying lips be quieted;they speak arrogantly against the righteouswith pride and contempt.
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.
Keep your tongue from eviland your lips from deceitful speech.
You are the most handsome of men;grace flows from your lips.Therefore God has blessed you forever.
But God says to the wicked:“What right do you have to recite My statutesand to take My covenant on your lips?
Lord, open my lips,and my mouth will declare Your praise.
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.
My lips will glorify Youbecause Your faithful love is better than life.
You satisfy me as with rich food;my mouth will praise You with joyful lips.
that my lips promisedand my mouth spoke during my distress.
My lips will shout for joywhen I sing praise to Youbecause You have redeemed me.
I will not violate My covenantor change what My lips have said.
for they embittered his spirit,and he spoke rashly with his lips.
With my lips I proclaimall the judgments from Your mouth.
Instruction from Your lips is better for methan thousands of gold and silver pieces.
My lips pour out praise,for You teach me Your statutes.
“Lord, deliver me from lying lipsand a deceitful tongue.”
They make their tonguesas sharp as a snake’s bite;viper’s venom is under their lips.Selah
When those who surround me rise up,may the trouble their lips cause overwhelm them.
Lord, set up a guard for my mouth;keep watch at the door of my lips.
Don’t let your mouth speak dishonestly,and don’t let your lips talk deviously.
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 wise heart accepts commands,but foolish lips will be destroyed.
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 one who conceals hatred has lying lips,and whoever spreads slander is a fool.
When there are many words, sin is unavoidable,but the one who controls his lips is wise.
The lips of the righteous feed many,but fools die for lack of sense.
The lips of the righteous know what is appropriate,but the mouth of the wicked, only what is perverse. >
Truthful lips endure forever,but a lying tongue, only a moment.
Lying lips are detestable to the Lord,but faithful people are His delight.
The one who guards his mouth protects his life;the one who opens his lips invites his own ruin.
The proud speech of a fool brings a rod of discipline,but the lips of the wise protect them.
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. >
A fool’s lips lead to strife,and his mouth provokes a beating.
A fool’s mouth is his devastation,and his lips are a trap for his life.
From the fruit of his mouth a man’s stomach is satisfied;he is filled with the product of his lips.
Better a poor man who lives with integritythan someone who has deceitful lips and is a fool.
There is gold and a multitude of jewels,but knowledgeable lips are a rare treasure.
The one who loves a pure heartand gracious lips—the king is his friend.
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.
He who gives an honest answergives a kiss on the lips.
Don’t testify against your neighbor without cause.Don’t deceive with your lips.
Smooth lips with an evil heartare like glaze on an earthen vessel.
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!
Then I said:Woe is me for I am ruinedbecause I am a man of unclean lipsand live among a people of unclean lips,and because my eyes have seen the King,the Lord of Hosts.
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.
These people honor Me with their lips,but their heart is far from Me.
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.
Their throat is an open grave;they deceive with their tongues.Vipers’ venom is under their lips.
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.
Therefore, through Him let us continually offer up to God a sacrifice of praise, that is, the fruit of our lips that confess His name.
For the one who wants to love lifeand to see good daysmust keep his tongue from eviland his lips from speaking deceit,
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