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Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (James 3:1)

“My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation”

— James 3:1

“Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles”

— Proverbs 21:23

“And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell”

— James 3:6

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (James 3:2)

“For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body”

— James 3:2

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (James 1:26)

“If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is vain”

— James 1:26

“For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile”

— 1 Peter 3:10

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Proverbs 26:20)

“Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth”

— Proverbs 26:20

“But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison”

— James 3:8

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Matthew 15:11)

“Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man”

— Matthew 15:11

“In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise”

— Proverbs 10:19

“Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it”

— John 8:44

“He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction”

— Proverbs 13:3

“Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?”

— Romans 2:21

“A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow”

— Proverbs 25:18

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (James 2:10)

“For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all”

— James 2:10

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (2 Thessalonians 2:4)

“Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God”

— 2 Thessalonians 2:4

“Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming: it stirreth up the dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth; it hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations”

— Isaiah 14:9

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Ephesians 4:11)

“And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers”

— Ephesians 4:11

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (John 5:39)

“Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me”

— John 5:39

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Revelation 1:1)

“The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John”

— Revelation 1:1

“A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape”

— Proverbs 19:5

“The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly”

— Proverbs 18:8

“A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter”

— Proverbs 11:13

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Psalm 19:14)

“Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord , my strength, and my redeemer”

— Psalm 19:14

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Colossians 3:8)

“But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth”

— Colossians 3:8

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Matthew 12:36)

“But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment”

— Matthew 12:36

“And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. Amen”

— John 21:25

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (John 10:35)

“If he called them gods, unto whom the word of God came, and the scripture cannot be broken”

— John 10:35

“(Which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,)”

— Romans 1:2

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (James 3:17)

“But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy”

— James 3:17

“But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man”

— Matthew 15:18

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (James 5:16)

“Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much”

— James 5:16

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Luke 6:45)

“A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh”

— Luke 6:45

“He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit”

— Proverbs 17:27

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Hebrews 9:27)

“And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment”

— Hebrews 9:27

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (1 John 1:8)

“If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us”

— 1 John 1:8

“And he said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces”

— Mark 12:38

“And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming”

— 2 Thessalonians 2:8

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Matthew 5:29)

“And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell”

— Matthew 5:29

“Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you”

— John 15:16

“There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health”

— Proverbs 12:18

“For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones”

— Isaiah 57:15

“And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him”

— Matthew 2:13

“I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me”

— Psalm 39:1

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Revelation 12:17)

“And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ”

— Revelation 12:17

“This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish”

— James 3:15

“An ungodly man diggeth up evil: and in his lips there is as a burning fire”

— Proverbs 16:27

“Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons”

— Acts 10:34

“The north wind driveth away rain: so doth an angry countenance a backbiting tongue”

— Proverbs 25:23

“The words of a man’s mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook”

— Proverbs 18:4

“But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all”

— Luke 17:29

“He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips”

— Proverbs 20:19

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Proverbs 15:1)

“A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger”

— Proverbs 15:1

“A man’s belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled”

— Proverbs 18:20

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (James 3:10)

“Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be”

— James 3:10

“Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile”

— Psalm 34:13

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Titus 2:11)

“For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men”

— Titus 2:11

“But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire”

— Matthew 5:22

“For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind”

— James 3:7

“Judge not, that ye be not judged”

— Matthew 7:1

“Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom”

— James 3:13

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Mark 15:34)

“And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?”

— Mark 15:34

“Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips”

— Romans 3:13

“She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness”

— Proverbs 31:26

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (2 Timothy 3:16)

“All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness”

— 2 Timothy 3:16

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Colossians 4:6)

“Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man”

— Colossians 4:6

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (John 6:44)

“No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day”

— John 6:44

“I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O Lord my God”

— Jonah 2:6

“Set a watch, O Lord , before my mouth; keep the door of my lips”

— Psalm 141:3

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Proverbs 18:21)

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof”

— Proverbs 18:21

“Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth”

— James 3:5

“Behold, we put bits in the horses’ mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body”

— James 3:3

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (James 3:9)

“Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God”

— James 3:9

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (James 1:19)

“Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath”

— James 1:19

“A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit”

— Proverbs 15:4

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (1 Peter 5:8)

“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour”

— 1 Peter 5:8

“For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned”

— Matthew 12:37

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Acts 2:38)

“Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost”

— Acts 2:38

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Romans 10:9)

“That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved”

— Romans 10:9

Bible verses About Holding Your Tongue (Ephesians 4:29)

“Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers”

— Ephesians 4:29