'Tongue' in the Bible
Of these were the isles of the nations divided in their lands, every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.
And Moses said unto Jehovah, Oh, Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant; for 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 Jehovah doth make a distinction between the Egyptians and Israel.
Jehovah will bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as the eagle flieth; a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand;
that all the people returned to the camp to Joshua at Makkedah in peace: none moved his tongue against any of the children of Israel.
So he brought down the people unto the water: and Jehovah 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.
The Spirit of Jehovah spake by me, And his word was upon my tongue.
And in the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of his companions, unto Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was written in the Syrian character , and set forth in the Syrian tongue .
Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue; Neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh.
Is there injustice on my tongue? Cannot my taste discern mischievous things?
For thine iniquity teacheth thy mouth, 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.
Surely my lips shall not speak unrighteousness, Neither shall my tongue utter deceit.
The voice of the nobles was hushed, 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 a fishhook? Or press down his tongue with a cord?
For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; Their inward part is very wickedness; Their throat is an open sepulchre; They flatter with their tongue.
His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and oppression: Under his tongue is mischief and iniquity.
Jehovah will cut off all flattering lips, The tongue that speaketh great things;
Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; Our lips are our own: who is lord over us?
He that slandereth not with his tongue, Nor doeth evil to his friend, Nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbor;
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.
Keep thy tongue from evil, And thy lips from speaking guile.
And my tongue shall talk of thy righteousness And of thy praise all the day long.
The mouth of the righteous talketh of wisdom, And his tongue speaketh justice.
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:
My heart overfloweth with a goodly matter; I speak the things which I have made touching the king: My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
Thou givest thy mouth to evil, And thy tongue frameth deceit.
Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation; And my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.
Thy tongue deviseth very wickedness, Like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.
Thou lovest all devouring words, thou deceitful tongue.
Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongue; For I have seen violence and strife in the city.
My soul is among lions; I lie 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 have whet their tongue like a sword, And have aimed their arrows, even bitter words,
So they shall be made to stumble, their own tongue being against them: All that see them shall wag the head.
I cried unto him with my mouth, And he was extolled with my tongue.
That thou mayest crush them , dipping thy foot in blood, That the tongue of thy dogs may have its portion from thine enemies.
My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long; For they are put to shame, for they are confounded, that seek my hurt.
They have set their mouth in the heavens, And their tongue walketh through the earth.
But they flattered him with their mouth, And lied unto him with their tongue.
For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit have they opened against me: They have spoken unto me with a lying tongue.
Let my tongue sing of thy word; For all thy commandments are righteousness.
Deliver my soul, O Jehovah, from lying lips, And from a deceitful tongue.
What shall be given unto thee, and what shall be done more unto thee, Thou deceitful tongue?
Then was our mouth filled with laughter, And our tongue with singing: Then said they among the nations, Jehovah hath done great things for them.
Let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth, If I remember thee not; If I prefer not Jerusalem Above my chief joy.
For there is not a word in my tongue, But, lo, O Jehovah, thou knowest it altogether.
They have sharpened their tongue like a serpent; Adders poison is under their lips. Selah
Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, And hands that shed innocent blood;
To keep thee from the evil woman, From the flattery of the foreigner's tongue.
The tongue of the righteous is as choice silver: The heart of the wicked is little worth.
The mouth of the righteous bringeth forth wisdom; But the perverse tongue shall be cut off.
There is that speaketh rashly like the piercings of a sword; But the tongue of the wise is health.
The lip of truth shall be established for ever; But a lying tongue is but for a moment.
The tongue of the wise uttereth knowledge aright; But the mouth of fools poureth out folly.
A gentle tongue is a tree of life; But perverseness therein is a breaking of the spirit.
The plans of the heart belong to man; But the answer of the tongue is from Jehovah.
An evil-doer giveth heed to wicked lips; And a liar giveth ear to a mischievous tongue.
He that hath a wayward heart findeth no good; And he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue; And they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
The getting of treasures by a lying tongue Is a vapor driven to and fro by them that seek death.
Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue Keepeth his soul from troubles.
By long forbearing is a ruler persuaded, And a soft tongue breaketh the bone.
The north wind bringeth forth rain: So doth a backbiting tongue an angry countenance.
A lying tongue hateth those whom it hath wounded; And a flattering mouth worketh ruin.
He that rebuketh a man shall afterward find more favor Than he that flattereth with the tongue.
She openeth her mouth with wisdom; And the law of kindness is on her tongue.
Thy lips, O my bride, 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 Jehovah, to provoke the eyes of his glory.
Therefore as the tongue of fire devoureth the stubble, and as the dry grass sinketh down in the flame, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust; because they have rejected the law of Jehovah of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
And Jehovah will utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his scorching wind will he wave his hand over the River, and will smite it into seven streams, and cause men to march over dryshod.
Nay, but by men of'strange lips and with another tongue will he speak to this people;
Behold, the name of Jehovah cometh from far, burning with his anger, and in thick rising smoke: his lips are full of indignation, and his tongue is as a devouring fire;
And the heart of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.
Thou shalt not see the fierce people, a people of a deep speech that thou canst not comprehend, of a strange tongue that thou canst not understand.
Then shall the lame man leap as a hart, and the tongue of the dumb shall sing; for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert.
The poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst; I, Jehovah, will answer them, I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.
By myself have I sworn, the word is gone forth from my mouth in righteousness, and shall not return, that unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.
The Lord Jehovah hath given me the tongue of them that are taught, that I may know how to sustain with words him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as they that are taught.
No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of Jehovah, and their righteousness which is of me, saith Jehovah.
Against whom do ye sport yourselves? against whom make ye a wide mouth, and put out the tongue? are ye not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood,
For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue muttereth wickedness.
And they bend their tongue, as it were their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith Jehovah.
And they will deceive every one his neighbor, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies; they weary themselves to commit iniquity.
Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaketh deceit: one speaketh peaceably to his neighbor with his mouth, but in his heart he layeth wait for him.
Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst: The young children ask bread, and no man breaketh it unto them.
and I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth, that thou shalt be dumb, and shalt not be to them a reprover; for they are a rebellious house.
youths in whom was no blemish, but well-favored, and skilful in all wisdom, and endued with knowledge, and understanding science, and such as had ability to stand in the king's palace; and that he should teach them the learning and the tongue of the Chaldeans.
They return, but not to him that is on high; they are like a deceitful bow; their princes shall fall by the sword for the rage of their tongue: this shall be their derision in the land of Egypt.
For the rich men thereof are full of violence, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.
The remnant of Israel shall not do iniquity, nor speak lies; neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth; for they shall feed and lie down, and none shall make them afraid.
And this shall be the plague wherewith Jehovah will smite all the peoples that have warred against Jerusalem: their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet, and their eyes shall consume away in their sockets, and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.
And he took him aside from the multitude privately, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spat, and touched his tongue;
And his ears were opened, and the bond of his tongue was loosed, and he spake plain.
And his mouth was opened immediately, and his tongue loosed , and he spake, blessing God.
And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am in anguish in this flame.
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