'Mouth' in the Bible
So now, you are banished from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand.
He saw in the field a well with three flocks of sheep lying beside it, because the flocks were watered from that well. Now a large stone covered the mouth of the well.
When all the flocks were gathered there, the shepherds would roll the stone off the mouth of the well and water the sheep. Then they would put the stone back in its place over the well's mouth.
"We can't," they said, "until all the flocks are gathered and the stone is rolled off the mouth of the well. Then we water the sheep."
When Jacob saw Rachel, the daughter of his uncle Laban, and the sheep of his uncle Laban, he went over and rolled the stone off the mouth of the well and watered the sheep of his uncle Laban.
When one of them opened his sack to get feed for his donkey at their resting place, he saw his money in the mouth of his sack.
But when we came to the place where we spent the night, we opened our sacks and each of us found his money -- the full amount -- in the mouth of his sack. So we have returned it.
He instructed the servant who was over his household, "Fill the sacks of the men with as much food as they can carry and put each man's money in the mouth of his sack.
Then put my cup -- the silver cup -- in the mouth of the youngest one's sack, along with the money for his grain." He did as Joseph instructed.
The Lord said to him, "Who gave a mouth to man, or who makes a person mute or deaf or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the Lord?
So now go, and I will be with your mouth and will teach you what you must say."
"So you are to speak to him and put the words in his mouth. And as for me, I will be with your mouth and with his mouth, and I will teach you both what you must do.
He will speak for you to the people, and it will be as if he were your mouth and as if you were his God.
It will be a sign for you on your hand and a memorial on your forehead, so that the law of the Lord may be in your mouth, for with a mighty hand the Lord brought you out of Egypt.
So they placed him in custody until they were able to make a clear legal decision for themselves based on words from the mouth of the Lord.
But if the Lord does something entirely new, and the earth opens its mouth and swallows them up along with all that they have, and they go down alive to the grave, then you will know that these men have despised the Lord!"
and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, along with their households, and all Korah's men, and all their goods.
Then the Lord opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said to Balaam, "What have I done to you that you have beaten me these three times?"
Balaam said to Balak, "Look, I have come to you. Now, am I able to speak just anything? I must speak only the word that God puts in my mouth."
Then the Lord put a message in Balaam's mouth and said, "Return to Balak, and speak what I tell you."
Balaam replied, "Must I not be careful to speak what the Lord has put in my mouth?"
Then the Lord met Balaam and put a message in his mouth and said, "Return to Balak, and speak what I tell you."
The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and Korah at the time that company died, when the fire consumed 250 men. So they became a warning.
So he humbled you by making you hungry and then feeding you with unfamiliar manna. He did this to teach you that humankind cannot live by bread alone, but also by everything that comes from the Lord's mouth.
or what he did to Dathan and Abiram, sons of Eliab the Reubenite, when the earth opened its mouth in the middle of the Israelite camp and swallowed them, their families, their tents, and all the property they brought with them.
I will raise up a prophet like you for them from among their fellow Israelites. I will put my words in his mouth and he will speak to them whatever I command.
For the thing is very near you -- it is in your mouth and in your mind so that you can do it.
Listen, O heavens, and I will speak; hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.
Joshua said, "Roll large stones over the mouth of the cave and post guards in front of it.
Joshua said, "Open the cave's mouth and bring the five kings out of the cave to me."
At sunset Joshua ordered his men to take them down from the trees. They threw them into the cave where they had hidden and piled large stones over the mouth of the cave. (They remain to this very day.)
The eastern border was the Salt Sea to the mouth of the Jordan River. The northern border started north of the Salt Sea at the mouth of the Jordan,
It then crossed to the slope of Beth Hoglah to the north and ended at the northern tip of the Salt Sea at the mouth of the Jordan River. This was the southern border.
They said to him, "Shut up! Put your hand over your mouth and come with us! You can be our adviser and priest. Wouldn't it be better to be a priest for a whole Israelite tribe than for just one man's family?"
Don't keep speaking so arrogantly, letting proud talk come out of your mouth! For the Lord is a God who knows; he evaluates what people do.
I would go out after it, strike it down, and rescue the sheep from its mouth. If it rose up against me, I would grab it by its jaw, strike it, and kill it.
David said to him, "Your blood be on your own head! Your own mouth has testified against you, saying 'I have put the Lord's anointed to death.'"
The king said, "Did Joab put you up to all of this?" The woman answered, "As surely as you live, my lord the king, there is no deviation to the right or to the left from all that my lord the king has said. For your servant Joab gave me instructions. He has put all these words in your servant's mouth.
Smoke ascended from his nose; fire devoured as it came from his mouth; he hurled down fiery coals.
He got up on the bed and spread his body out over the boy; he put his mouth on the boy's mouth, his eyes over the boy's eyes, and the palms of his hands against the boy's palms. He bent down over him, and the boy's skin grew warm.
When the king returned from the palace garden to the banquet of wine, Haman was throwing himself down on the couch where Esther was lying. The king exclaimed, "Will he also attempt to rape the queen while I am still in the building!" As these words left the king's mouth, they covered Haman's face.
After this Job opened his mouth and cursed the day he was born.
So he saves from the sword that comes from their mouth, even the poor from the hand of the powerful.
Thus the poor have hope, and iniquity shuts its mouth.
Is there any falsehood on my lips? Can my mouth not discern evil things?
"Therefore, I will not refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
"How long will you speak these things, seeing that the words of your mouth are like a great wind?
He will yet fill your mouth with laughter, and your lips with gladness.
Although I am innocent, my mouth would condemn me; although I am blameless, it would declare me perverse.
Your sin inspires your mouth; you choose the language of the crafty.
Your own mouth condemns you, not I; your own lips testify against you.
when you turn your rage against God and allow such words to escape from your mouth?
He will not escape the darkness; a flame will wither his shoots and he will depart by the breath of God's mouth.
I summon my servant, but he does not respond, even though I implore him with my own mouth.
"If evil is sweet in his mouth and he hides it under his tongue,
if he retains it for himself and does not let it go, and holds it fast in his mouth,
Accept instruction from his mouth and store up his words in your heart.
I would lay out my case before him and fill my mouth with arguments.
I have not departed from the commands of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my allotted portion.
To whom did you utter these words? And whose spirit has come forth from your mouth?
so that my heart was secretly enticed, and my hand threw them a kiss from my mouth,
I have not even permitted my mouth to sin by asking for his life through a curse --
See now, I have opened my mouth; my tongue in my mouth has spoken.
For the ear assesses words as the mouth tastes food.
So Job opens his mouth to no purpose; without knowledge he multiplies words."
And surely, he drew you from the mouth of distress, to a wide place, unrestricted, and to the comfort of your table filled with rich food.
Listen carefully to the thunder of his voice, to the rumbling that proceeds from his mouth.
"Indeed, I am completely unworthy -- how could I reply to you? I put my hand over my mouth to silence myself.
If the river rages, it is not disturbed, it is secure, though the Jordan should surge up to its mouth.
Who can open the doors of its mouth? Its teeth all around are fearsome.
Its breath sets coals ablaze and a flame shoots from its mouth.
His mouth is full of curses and deceptive, harmful words; his tongue injures and destroys.
Smoke ascended from his nose; fire devoured as it came from his mouth; he hurled down fiery coals.
The roof of my mouth is as dry as a piece of pottery; my tongue sticks to my gums. You set me in the dust of death.
Rescue me from the mouth of the lion, and from the horns of the wild oxen! You have answered me!
By the Lord's decree the heavens were made; by a mere word from his mouth all the stars in the sky were created.
Written by David, when he pretended to be insane before Abimelech, causing the king to send him away. I will praise the Lord at all times; my mouth will continually praise him.
For the music director, Jeduthun; a psalm of David. I decided, "I will watch what I say and make sure I do not sin with my tongue. I will put a muzzle over my mouth while in the presence of an evil man."
I am silent and cannot open my mouth because of what you have done.
O Lord, give me the words! Then my mouth will praise you.
As if with choice meat you satisfy my soul. My mouth joyfully praises you,
which my lips uttered and my mouth spoke when I was in trouble.
I am the Lord, your God, the one who brought you out of the land of Egypt. Open your mouth wide and I will fill it!'
When the godly see this, they rejoice, and every sinner shuts his mouth.
Your words are sweeter in my mouth than honey!
I open my mouth and pant, because I long for your commands.
May my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth, if I do not remember you, and do not give Jerusalem priority over whatever gives me the most joy.
O Lord, place a guard on my mouth! Protect the opening of my lips!
As when one plows and breaks up the soil, so our bones are scattered at the mouth of Sheol.
My mouth will praise the Lord. Let all who live praise his holy name forever!
For the Lord gives wisdom, and from his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.
Remove perverse speech from your mouth; keep devious talk far from your lips.
For my mouth speaks truth, and my lips hate wickedness.
All the words of my mouth are righteous; there is nothing in them twisted or crooked.
The tongue of the wise treats knowledge correctly, but the mouth of the fool spouts out folly.
The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of fools feeds on folly.
The heart of the righteous considers how to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.
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