Bible verses about "words" | MLV

Proverbs 29:20

20 See a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Proverbs 18:21

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

Isaiah 55:11

11 so will my word be that goes forth out of my mouth. It will not return to me void, but it will accomplish what I please. And it will prosper in the thing to which I sent it.

James 3:2

2 For we all trip in many things. If anyone does not trip in speech, this one is a mature man, is also able to bridle the whole body.

Exodus 20:7

7 You will not take the name of Jehovah your God in vain, because Jehovah will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.

Proverbs 16:24

24 Pleasant words are a honeycomb: Sweet to the soul and health to the bones.

Proverbs 25:11

11 A timely word spoken is apples of gold in a lattice-work of silver.

Matthew 6:9

9 Therefore pray thus: our Father, the one in the heavens, let your name be made holy.

Colossians 3:8

8 But also now, place all these things away from yourselves: anger, fury, malice, blasphemy, obscene speech from your mouth.

Matthew 12:36

36 But I am saying to you, that every idle declaration, whatever men speak, they will be giving an account in the day of judgment concerning it.

Ephesians 5:3-5

3 But do not let fornication and all uncleanness or greed even be named among you, as is suitable to holy-ones; 4 and do not let obscenity, and foolish-talk or petty jesting, which are not proper, but rather thanksgiving. 5 For this you know, that no fornicator, nor unclean person, nor greedy person, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of the Christ and God.

Matthew 12:37

37 For you will be made righteous from your words and you will be sentenced from your words.

1 Corinthians 10:31

31 Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or if you are doing anything, do all to the glory of God.

Ephesians 4:29

29 Do not let any rotten speech travel from your mouth. But if something is good for the building up of a need, do this in order that it may give a favor to those who are hearing.

Colossians 3:17

17 And everything, anything, whatever you do in word or in work, do all things in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving-thanks to the God and Father through him.

Psalms 19:14

14 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Jehovah, my rock and my redeemer.

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