'Words' in the Bible
To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;
To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.
She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying,
Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.
You were not controlled by my guiding, and would have nothing to do with my sharp words:
They had no desire for my teaching, and my words of protest were as nothing to them.
My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee;
Giving you salvation from the evil man, from those whose words are false;
To deliver thee from the strange woman, even from the stranger which flattereth with her words;
For to those who are dear to him the Lord says sharp words, and makes the son in whom he has delight undergo pain.
He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.
Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
Listen, my son. Accept my words, and you will live many years.
My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings.
Though the lips of the forbidden woman drip honey and her words are smoother than oil,
Hear me now therefore, O ye children, and depart not from the words of my mouth.
Thou art snared with the words of thy mouth, thou art taken with the words of thy mouth.
A good-for-nothing man is an evil-doer; he goes on his way causing trouble with false words;
A false witness, breathing out untrue words, and one who lets loose violent acts among brothers.
When you go, they [the words of your parents' God] shall lead you; when you sleep, they shall keep you; and when you waken, they shall talk with you.
For the rule is a light, and the teaching a shining light; and the guiding words of training are the way of life.
to protect you from the evil woman, from the words of the seductive woman.
My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee.
That they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger which flattereth with her words.
She persuaded him with persuasive words; with her smooth talk she compelled him.
Hearken unto me now therefore, O ye children, and attend to the words of my mouth.
Give ear, for my words are true, and my lips are open to give out what is upright.
All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing froward or perverse in them.
He who gives teaching to a man of pride gets shame for himself; he who says sharp words to a sinner gets a bad name.
Do not say sharp words to a man of pride, or he will have hate for you; make them clear to a wise man, and you will be dear to him.
Blessings come upon the head of the righteous, but the words of the wicked conceal violence.
Wisdom is found in the words of the discerning person, but the one who lacks wisdom will be disciplined.
In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.
The words of the righteous overflow with wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut out.
Righteous lips know what is prudent, but the words of the wicked are perverse.
The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
A man is praised because of his wise words, but the perverted mind will be despised.
A man will be satisfied with good by the words of his mouth, and the work of a man's hands will reward him.
The breathing out of true words gives knowledge of righteousness; but a false witness gives out deceit.
Speaking recklessly is like the thrusts of a sword, but the words of the wise bring healing.
A wise son is a lover of teaching, but the ears of the haters of authority are shut to sharp words.
From the words of his mouth, a man will enjoy good things, but treacherous people have an appetite for violence.
Anyone who guards his words protects his life; anyone who talks too much is ruined.
The upright man is a hater of false words: the evil-doer gets a bad name and is put to shame.
A man will give his wealth in exchange for his life; but the poor will not give ear to sharp words.
What a fool says brings a rod to his back, but the words of the wise protect them.
Leave the presence of a fool, Or you will not discern words of knowledge.
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Knowledge is dropping from the tongue of the wise; but from the mouth of the foolish comes a stream of foolish words.
The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD: but the words of the pure are pleasant words.
The divine verdict is in the words of the king, his pronouncements must not act treacherously against justice.
The wise-hearted will be named men of good sense: and by pleasing words learning is increased.
A wise person's thoughts control his words, and his speech promotes instruction.
Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
A worthless man digs up evil, While his words are like scorching fire.
Fair words are not to be looked for from a foolish man, much less are false lips in a ruler.
He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.
The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook.
A fool's words bring strife, and his mouth invites fighting.
The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
The positive words that a man speaks fill his stomach; he will be satisfied with what his lips produce.
All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.
When blows overtake the man of pride, the simple will get sense; say sharp words to the wise, and knowledge will be made clear to him.
Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.
There is gold, and an abundance of rubies, but words of knowledge are like a precious jewel.
The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor.
Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.
That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee?
The morsel which thou hast eaten shalt thou vomit up, and lose thy sweet words.
Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.
Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.
Your eyes will see strange things, and with slurred words you'll speak what you really believe.
for their hearts plan violence, and their words stir up trouble.
But those who say sharp words to him will have delight, and a blessing of good will come on them.
Lips he kisseth who is returning straightforward words.
Do not be a witness against your neighbor without cause, and do not deceive with your words.
Like a nose-ring of gold and an ornament of the best gold, is a wise man who says sharp words to an ear ready to give attention.
The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
Burning lips [uttering insincere words of love] and a wicked heart are like an earthen vessel covered with the scum thrown off from molten silver [making it appear to be solid silver].
Someone who hates hides behind his words, harboring deceit within himself.
When he says fair words, have no belief in him; for in his heart are seven evils:
Whoever rebukes a man will later on find more favor than someone who flatters with his words.
A man hating sharp words and making his heart hard, will suddenly be broken and will not be made well again.
A ruler who is attending to lying words, All his ministers are wicked.
The rod and sharp words give wisdom: but a child who is not guided is a cause of shame to his mother.
A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer.
Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, even the prophecy: the man spake unto Ithiel, even unto Ithiel and Ucal,
Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.
Keep falsehood and deceitful words far from me. Give me neither poverty nor wealth; feed me with the food I need.
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