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I Peter 3:10 | NKJV

10 For “He who would love life And see good days, Let him refrain his tongue from evil, And his lips from speaking deceit.”


Colossians 4:6 | NKJV

6 “Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.”


Ephesians 4:29 | NKJV

29 “Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to the hearers.”


Proverbs 10:19 | NKJV

19 “In the multitude of words sin is not lacking, But he who restrains his lips is wise.”


Proverbs 15:4 | NKJV

4 “A wholesome tongue is a tree of life, But perverseness in it breaks the spirit.”


Proverbs 15:28 | NKJV

28 “The heart of the righteous studies how to answer, But the mouth of the wicked pours forth evil.”


Proverbs 17:9 | NKJV

9 “He who covers a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates friends.”


Matthew 15:11 | NLT

11 “It’s not what goes into your mouth that defiles you; you are defiled by the words that come out of your mouth.”


Proverbs 21:23 | NKJV

23 “Whoever guards his mouth and tongue Keeps his soul from troubles.”


Proverbs 26:20 | NKJV

20 “Where there is no wood, the fire goes out; And where there is no talebearer, strife ceases.”


Psalms 34:13 | NKJV

13 “Keep your tongue from evil, And your lips from speaking deceit.”


Psalms 141:3 | NKJV

3 “Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips.”


Titus 3:1,2 | NKJV

1 “Remind them to be subject to rulers and authorities, to obey, to be ready for every good work, 

2 to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing all humility to all men.”


Proverbs 18:20,21 | NKJV

20 “A man’s stomach shall be satisfied from the fruit of his mouth; From the produce of his lips he shall be filled. 

21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.”


Proverbs 17:27,28 | NKJV

27 “He who has knowledge spares his words, And a man of understanding is of a calm spirit. 28 Even a fool is counted wise when he holds his peace; When he shuts his lips, he is considered perceptive.”


Proverbs 12:6 | NKJV

6 “…the mouth of the upright will deliver them.”


Proverbs 12:14 | NKJV

14 A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, And the recompense of a man’s hands will be rendered to him.”


Proverbs 12:18,19 | NKJV

18 “There is one who speaks like the piercings of a sword, But the tongue of the wise promotes health. 

19 The truthful lip shall be established forever, But a lying tongue is but for a moment.”


Proverbs 15:1 | NKJV

1 “A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger.”


Proverbs 18:7,8 | NKJV

7 A fool’s mouth is his destruction, And his lips are the snare of his soul. 

8 The words of a talebearer are like tasty trifles, And they go down into the inmost body.”


James 1:19,20 | NKJV

19 “So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; 

20 for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.”


James 3:2 | NKJV

2 For we all stumble in many things. If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle the whole body. 


Job 22:28 | NKJV

19 “You will also declare a thing, And it will be established for you; So light will shine on your ways.”

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