Bible verses about "talking too much" | Great

Proverbs 18:21

21 Death and lyfe are in the instrument of the tonge: and they that loue it, shall enioye the frute therof.

Proverbs 30:32

32 Yf thou hast done foolyshly whan thou wast in hye estate, or yf thou hast taken euell councell: then laye thyne hande vpon thy mouth.

Proverbs 12:18

18 A sclaunderous person prycketh lyke a swerde but a wyse mans tonge is wholsome.

Proverbs 17:27

27 A wyse man, vseth fewe wordes, and he is a man of vnderstandynge, that maketh moch of hys sprete.

Psalms 141:3-4

3 Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth & kepe the dore of my lippes. 4 O let not myne herte be inclyned to any euell thynge: let me not be occupyed in vngodly workes, with the men that worke wyckednesse, lest I eate of soch thynges as please them.

Amos 5:13

13 Therfore, the wyse must nowe be fayne to holde his tunge, so wycked a tyme is it.

James 3:2-11

2 for in many thinges we synne all. If a man synne not in worde, the same is a perfecte man, & able also to tame all the body. 3 Beholde, we put bittes in to the horses mouthes, that they maye obeye vs, & we turne aboute all the body of them. 4 Beholde also the shyppes, whych though they be so great, & are dryuen of fearce wyndes, yet are they turned about wyth a very small helme whyther soeuer the violence of the gouerner will. 5 Euen so the tonge is a lytel member also, and boasteth great thynges. Beholde, how gret a thynge a lytell fyre kyndleth, 6 and the tonge is fyre, euen a world of wyckednes. So is the tonge set amonge oure membres, that it defyleth the whole body, and setteth a fyre all that we haue of nature, and is it selfe set a fyre euen of hell. 7 All the natures of beastes, and of byrdes, and of serpentes, & thinges of the see are meked and tamed of the nature of man. 8 But the tonge can no man tame. It is an vnruely euyll, full of deedly poyson. 9 Ther wt blesse we God the father, and therwith cursse wemen, which are made after the symilitude of God. 10 Out of one mouth proceadeth blessing and cursyng. My brethren, these thinges ought not so to be. 11 Doth a fountayne send forth at one place swete water and bytter also.

2 Timothy 2:16

16 As for vngoostly vanyties of voyces, passe thou ouer them. For they wyll encreace vnto greater vngodlynes,

Proverbs 13:3

3 He that kepeth hys mouth kepeth hys lyfe: but who so openeth hys lyppes to euell, destroyeth hym selfe.

Ecclesiastes 5:2

2 Be not hastye with thy mouth, and let not thine hert speake eny thing rashly before God. For God is in heauen, and thou vpon earth, therfore let thy wordes be few.

Ecclesiastes 5:7

7 And why? where as are many dreames and many wordes, there are also diuerse vanytes: but loke that thou feare God.

Proverbs 14:23

23 In euery laboure there is some profecte. But only lippe laboure, bringeth forth penurye.

Proverbs 15:1-33

1 A Softe answere putteth downe displeasure, but frowarde wordes prouoke vnto anger. 2 The tonge of suche as be wyse, vseth knowledge a right, as for a folysh mouth it blabbeth out nothyng, but folyshnesse. 3 The eyes of the Lord loke on euery place, beholdyng both the good & badd 4 A wholsome tonge is a tree of lyfe, but he that abuseth it, hath a broken mynde. 5 A foole despyseth hys fathers correccyon, but he that taketh hede whan he is reproued shall haue the more vnderstandinge. 6 The house of the ryghteous is full of ryches, but the increase of the vngodly are nye destruccion. 7 A wyse mouth poureth oute knowledge but the herte of the folysh doth not so. 8 The Lord abhorreth the sacrifyce of the vngodly, but the prayer of the ryghteous is acceptable vnto hym. 9 The waye of the vngodly is an abhominacyon vnto the Lord: but whoso foloweth ryghteousnesse, hym he loueth. 10 He that forsaketh the ryght strete, shalbe sore punyshed: and who so hateth correccyon, shall dye. 11 The hell with her payne is knowen vnto the Lorde, howe moche more then the hertes of men? 12 A scornefull body loueth not one that rebuketh hym nether will he come vnto the wyse. 13 A mery herte maketh a chearfull countenaunce, but an heuy herte compelleth a man to syght. 14 The hert of hym that hath vnderstandyng, doth seke after knowledge, but the mouth of fooles is fedd with foolyshnesse. 15 All the dayes of the poore are myserable, but a quyete hert is as a continual feast. 16 Better is a lytle with the feare of the Lorde, then greate treasure with sorowe. 17 Better is a measse of potage with loue, then a fat oxe with euell will. 18 An angrye man stereth vp stryfe, but he that is pacient, stylleth discorde. 19 The waye of a slouthfull man, is as it were hedged with thornes, but the strete of the ryghteous is well clensed. 20 A wyse sonne maketh a glad father, but an vndiscrete body shameth his mother. 21 A foole reioyseth in foolyshe thinges, but a wyse man loketh well to his awne goynges. 22 Unaduysed thoughtes shall come to naught, but where as men are that canne geue councell, there is stedfastnesse. 23 A ioyfull thynge is it, to a man when his counsell is folowed: and very pleasunt is a worde spoken in due season. 24 The waye of lyfe leadeth vnto heauen, that a man shulde beware of hell beneth. 25 The Lorde will breake downe the house of the proude, but he shall make fast the borders of the widdowe. 26 The Lorde abhorreth the ymaginacyons of the wycked, but pure wordes of innocentes are pleasaunt vnto hym. 27 The couetous man roteth vp hys awne house, but who so hateth rewardes, shall lyue. 28 The herte of the ryghtuouse studieth his answere afore. but the wycked mans mouthe spueth out myschefe. 29 The Lorde is farre from the vngodly, but he heareth the prayer of the ryghteous. 30 Lyke as the clearnesse of the eyes reioyseth the herte, so doth a good name fede the bones. 31 The eare that harkeneth to the refourmacyon of lyfe, shall dwell amonge the wyse. 32 He that refuseth to be refourmed, despyseth hys awne soule: but he that submytteth hym selfe to correccyon, is wyse. 33 The feare of the Lorde is the ryght science of wysdome, and lowlynes goeth before honoure.

Matthew 12:36

36 But I say vnto you, of euery ydell worde that men shall haue spoken, they shall geue acountes in the daye of iudgement.

James 3:6

6 and the tonge is fyre, euen a world of wyckednes. So is the tonge set amonge oure membres, that it defyleth the whole body, and setteth a fyre all that we haue of nature, and is it selfe set a fyre euen of hell.

Ecclesiastes 9:17

17 A wyse mans councell that is folowed in sylence, is farre aboue the cryenge of a captayne amonge fooles.

Proverbs 21:23

23 Whoso kepeth his mouth and hys tonge: the same kepeth hys soule from troubles.

Proverbs 29:20

20 Yf thou seest a man that is hastye to speake vnaduysed, thou mayest trust a foole more then hym.

Psalms 141:3

3 Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth & kepe the dore of my lippes.

Proverbs 18:2

2 A foole hath no delyte in vnderstandinge, but onely in those thinges wherin his herte reioyseth.

James 1:19

19 Wherfore (deare brethren) let euery man be swyfte to heare, slowe to speake, slowe to wrath.

Proverbs 10:19

19 Where moch bablynge is, there must nedes be offence: and he that refrayneth his lyppes, is wyse.

Proverbs 17:28

28 Yee a very foole (when he holdeth hys tonge) is counted wyse, and to haue vnderstandynge, when he shutteth hys lyppes.

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