165 occurrences in 14 translations

'Tongue' in the Bible

By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.

And all the earth had one language and one tongue.

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And Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.

But against any of the children of Israel shall not a dog move his tongue, against man or beast: that ye may know how that the LORD doth put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel.

The LORD shall bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flieth; a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand;

And all the people returned to the camp to Joshua at Makkedah in peace: none moved his tongue against any of the children of Israel.

And their southern border was from the end of the salt sea, from the tongue that turns southward;

And the eastern border was the salt sea as far as the end of the Jordan. And the border on the north side was from the tongue of the salt sea, at the end of the Jordan;

and the border passed on to the side of Beth-hoglah on the north, and the border ended at the tongue of the salt sea northward, at the south end of the Jordan: this is the southern border.

So he brought down the people unto the water: and the LORD said unto Gideon, Every one that lappeth of the water with his tongue, as a dog lappeth, him shalt thou set by himself; likewise every one that boweth down upon his knees to drink.

And in the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their companions, unto Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was written in the Syrian tongue, and interpreted in the Syrian tongue.

and sendeth letters unto all provinces of the king, unto province and province according to its writing, and unto people and people according to its tongue, for every man being head in his own house -- and speaking according to the language of his people.

And scribes of the king are called, on the first month, on the thirteenth day of it, and it is written according to all that Haman hath commanded, unto lieutenants of the king, and unto the governors who are over province and province, and unto the heads of people and people, province and province, according to its writing, and people and people according to its tongue, in the name of the king Ahasuerus it hath been written and sealed with the signet of the king,

For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, although the enemy could not countervail the king's damage.

And the scribes of the king are called, at that time, in the third month -- it is the month of Sivan -- in the three and twentieth of it, and it is written, according to all that Mordecai hath commanded, unto the Jews, and unto the lieutenants, and the governors, and the heads of the provinces, that are from Hodu even unto Cush, seven and twenty and a hundred provinces -- province and province according to its writing, and people and people according to its tongue, and unto the Jews according to their writing, and according to their tongue.

Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue: neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

Is there iniquity in my tongue? cannot my taste discern perverse things?

Does not the ear test words, as the tongue tastes food?

Who is he that will plead with me? for now, if I hold my tongue, I shall give up the ghost.

For thy mouth uttereth thine iniquity, and thou choosest the tongue of the crafty.

Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth, though he hide it under his tongue;

He shall suck the poison of asps: the viper's tongue shall slay him.

The nobles held their peace, and their tongue cleaved to the roof of their mouth.

Behold, now I have opened my mouth, my tongue hath spoken in my mouth.

Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down?

Will you put a cord into his nose, or take him away with a cord round his tongue?

The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things:

Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?

He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.

Therefore my heart is glad, and my tongue rejoices. My body shall also dwell in safety.

My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death.

To the end that my tongue and my heart and everything glorious within me may sing praise to You and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks to You forever.

{To the chief Musician, even to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David.} I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me.

My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned: then spake I with my tongue,

{To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, for the sons of Korah, Maschil, A Song of loves.} My heart is inditing a good matter: I speak of the things which I have made touching the king: my tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.

My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

Who whet their tongue like a sword, and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words:

So they shall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves: all that see them shall flee away.

That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies, and the tongue of thy dogs in the same.

My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.

They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth.

He gave it to Joseph as a witness, when he went out over the land of Egypt; then the words of a strange tongue were sounding in my ears.

For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.

What shall be given unto thee? or what shall be done unto thee, thou false tongue?

Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The LORD hath done great things for them.

If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.

Let not the man of evil tongue be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the man of violence to his ruin.

To take you out of the power of the strange woman, who says smooth words with her tongue;

To keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.

The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.

The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue.

Even a fool who remains silent is considered wise, and the one who holds his tongue is deemed discerning.

A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

He that rebuketh a man afterwards shall find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.

Have you seen a man who is quick with his tongue? There is more hope for a foolish man than for him.

If the serpent biteth without enchantment, Then there is no advantage to a master of the tongue.

Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

For Jerusalem is ruined, and Judah is fallen: because their tongue and their doings are against the LORD, to provoke the eyes of his glory.

Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes straw and as dry grass shrivels in the flame, so their roots will become like something rotten and their blossoms will blow away like dust, for they have rejected the instruction of the Lord of Hosts, and they have despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

And the LORD shall utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his mighty wind shall he shake his hand over the river, and shall smite it in the seven streams, and make men go over dryshod.

Behold, the name of the LORD cometh from far, burning with his anger, and the burden thereof is heavy: his lips are full of indignation, and his tongue as a devouring fire:

The heart also of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.

Thou shalt not see a fierce people, a people of a deeper speech than thou canst perceive; of a stammering tongue, that thou canst not understand.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארמית 
'Aramiyth 
Usage: 5

הסה 
Hacah 
Usage: 8

חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

γλῶσσα 
Glossa 
Usage: 48

διάλεκτος 
Dialektos 
Usage: 6

Ἑβραΐστί 
hebraisti 
in the Hebrew tongue , in the Hebrew , in Hebrew
Usage: 6

ἑτερόγλωσσος 
heteroglossos 
Usage: 1



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