'Mouth' in the Bible
O vipers' brood, how can you speak what is good when you are evil? For it is from the overflow of the heart that the mouth speaks.
in fulfilment of the saying of the Prophet, "I will open my mouth in figurative language, I will utter things kept hidden since the creation of all things."
It is not what goes into a man's mouth that defiles him; but it is what comes out of his mouth--*that* defiles a man."
Do you not understand that whatever enters the mouth passes into the stomach and is afterwards ejected from the body?
But the things that come out of the mouth proceed from the heart, and it is these that defile the man.
"However, lest we cause them to sin, go and throw a hook into the Lake, and take the first fish that comes up. When you open its mouth, you will find a shekel in it: bring that coin and give it to them for yourself and me."
and wherever it comes upon him, it dashes him to the ground, and he foams at the mouth and grinds his teeth, and he is pining away. I begged your disciples to expel it, but they had not the power."
So they brought him to Jesus. And the spirit, when he saw Jesus, immediately threw the youth into convulsions, so that he fell on the ground and rolled about, foaming at the mouth.
that you may fully know the truth of the things which you have been taught by word of mouth.
Instantly his mouth and his tongue were set free, and he began to speak and bless God.
A good man from the good stored up in his heart brings out what is good; and an evil man from the evil stored up brings out what is evil; for from the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
At times a spirit seizes him and he suddenly cries out. It convulses him, and makes him foam at the mouth, and does not leave him till it has well-nigh covered him with bruises.
Jesus, however, again restraining His strong feeling, came to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone had been laid against the mouth of it.
There was a jar of wine standing there. With this wine they filled a sponge, put it on the end of a stalk of hyssop, and lifted it to His mouth.
The passage of Scripture which he was reading was this: "Like a sheep He was led to slaughter, and just as a lamb before its shearer is dumb so He opened not His mouth.
"'On no account, Lord,' I replied, 'for nothing unholy or impure has ever gone into my mouth.'
We have therefore sent Judas and Silas, who are themselves bringing you the same message by word of mouth.
He had been instructed by word of mouth in the way of the Lord, and, being full of burning zeal, he used to speak and teach accurately the facts about Jesus, though he knew of no baptism but John's.
On hearing this the High Priest Ananias ordered those who were standing near Paul to strike him on the mouth.
But it cannot be denied that all that the Law says is addressed to those who are living under the Law, in order that every mouth may be stopped, and that the whole world may await sentence from God.
But what does it say? "The Message is close to you, in your mouth and in your heart;" that is, the Message which we are publishing about the faith--
that if with your mouth you confess Jesus as Lord and in your heart believe that God brought Him back to life, you shall be saved.
For with the heart men believe and obtain righteousness, and with the mouth they make confession and obtain salvation.
So then, brethren, stand your ground, and hold fast to the teachings which you have received from us, whether by word of mouth or by letter.
Out of the same mouth there proceed blessing and cursing. My brethren, this ought not to be.
He never sinned, and no deceitful language was ever heard from His mouth.
In His right hand He held seven stars, and a sharp, two-edged sword was seen coming from His mouth; and His glance resembled the sun when it is shining with its full strength.
Repent, at once; or else I will come to you quickly, and will make war upon them with the sword which is in My mouth.
Accordingly, because you are lukewarm and neither hot nor cold, before long I will vomit you out of My mouth.
So I went to the angel and asked him to give me the little book. "Take it," he said, "and eat the whole of it. You will find it bitter when you have eaten it, although in your mouth it will taste as sweet as honey."
So I took the roll out of the angel's hand and ate the whole of it; and in my mouth it was as sweet as honey, but when I had eaten it I found it very bitter.
And the serpent poured water from his mouth--a very river it seemed--after the woman, in the hope that she would be carried away by its flood.
But the earth came to the woman's help: it opened its mouth and drank up the river which the Dragon had poured from his mouth.
The Wild Beast which I saw resembled a leopard, and had feet like the feet of a bear, and his mouth was like the mouth of a lion; and it was to the Dragon that he owed his power and his throne and his wide dominion.
And there was given him a mouth full of boastful and blasphemous words; and liberty of action was granted him for forty-two months.
And he opened his mouth to utter blasphemies against God, to speak evil of His name and of His dwelling-place--that is to say, of those who dwell in Heaven.
Then I saw three foul spirits, resembling frogs, issue from the mouth of the Dragon, from the mouth of the Wild Beast, and from the mouth of the false Prophet.
From His mouth there comes a sharp sword with which He will smite the nations; and He will Himself be their Shepherd, ruling them with a scepter of iron; and it is His work to tread the winepress of the fierce anger of God, the Ruler of all.