'Tongues' in the Bible
The voices of the commanders-in-chief were hushed, and their tongues would cling to the roofs of their mouths."
Their mouth is full of curses, lies, and oppression, their tongues spread trouble and iniquity.
those who say, "By our tongues we will prevail; our lips belong to us. Who is master over us?"
You will hide them in the secret place of your presence, away from the conspiracies of men. You will hide them in your tent, away from their contentious tongues.
I am surrounded by lions. I lie down with those who burn with fire that is, with people whose teeth are like spears and arrows whose tongues are like sharp swords.
who sharpen their tongues like swords, and aim their bitter words like arrows,
They tripped over their own tongues, and everyone who was watching ran away.
that your feet may wade through blood. The tongues of your dogs will have their portions from your enemies."
But they deceived him with their mouths; they lied to him with their tongues.
for the mouths of wicked and deceitful people are opened against me; they speak against me with lying tongues.
"LORD, deliver me from lips that lie and tongues that deceive."
Then our mouths were filled with laughter, and our tongues formed joyful shouts. Then it was said among the nations, "The LORD has done great things for them."
They sharpen their tongues like a serpent; the venom of vipers is on their lips. Interlude
The hearts of reckless people will understand sound judgment, and the tongues of those who stammer will be ready to speak clearly.
then the lame will leap like deer, and the tongues of speechless people will sing for joy. Yes, waters will gush forth in the wilderness, and streams will run through the desert;
"As for the poor, the needy, those seeking water when there is none and their tongues are parched from thirst I, the LORD, will answer them. I, the God of Israel, won't abandon them.
They use their tongues like a bow. Lies rather than truth fly throughout the land. They progress from one evil to another, and they don't know me," declares the LORD.
People deceive their friends, and they don't tell the truth. They have taught their tongues to tell lies. They exhaust themselves practicing evil.
Look, I'm against the prophets," declares the LORD, "who use their tongues to issue a declaration.
Her rich people are filled with violence, and her inhabitants tell lies their tongues speak deceitfully!
"This will be the plague with which the LORD inflicts all of the people who have attacked Jerusalem: he will cause their flesh to rot away, even while they're standing on their feet. He will cause their eyes to rot away in their sockets, and their tongues to rot away in their mouths.
They saw tongues like flames of fire that separated, and one rested on each of them.
Their throats are open graves. With their tongues they deceive. The venom of poisonous snakes is under their lips.
The fifth angel poured his bowl on the throne of the beast. Its kingdom was plunged into darkness. People gnawed on their tongues in anguish