ESV Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits. KJV Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof. NASB Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit. NIV The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit. NLT The tongue can bring death or life; those who love to talk will reap the consequences. Proverbs 12:18
ESV There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. KJV There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health. NASB There is one who speaks rashly like the thrusts of a sword, But the tongue of the wise brings healing. NIV The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. NLT Some people make cutting remarks, but the words of the wise bring healing.
Bible Verses About Time Ephesians 4:29
ESV Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. KJV 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. NASB Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear. NIV Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. NLT Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them. James 1:26
ESV If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless. KJV 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. NASB If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man’s religion is worthless. NIV Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless. NLT If you claim to be religious but don’t control your tongue, you are fooling yourself, and your religion is worthless.
Bible Verses About Mountains Proverbs 15:1
ESV A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. KJV A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. NASB A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger. NIV A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. NLT A gentle answer deflects anger, but harsh words make tempers flare. Proverbs 13:3
ESV Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life; he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin. KJV He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction. NASB The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin. NIV Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin. NLT Those who control their tongue will have a long life; opening your mouth can ruin everything.
Bible Verses About Valentines Proverbs 15:4
ESV A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit. KJV A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit. NASB A soothing tongue is a tree of life, But perversion in it crushes the spirit. NIV The soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit. NLT Gentle words are a tree of life; a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. James 3:8
ESV But no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. KJV But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. NASB But no one can tame the tongue; it is a restless evil and full of deadly poison. NIV but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. NLT but no one can tame the tongue. It is restless and evil, full of deadly poison.
Bible Verses About Loneliness Matthew 12:36
ESV I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak, KJV But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment. NASB “But I tell you that every careless word that people speak, they shall give an accounting for it in the day of judgment. NIV But I tell you that everyone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken. NLT And I tell you this, you must give an account on judgment day for every idle word you speak. Proverbs 21:23
ESV Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps himself out of trouble. KJV Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles. NASB He who guards his mouth and his tongue, Guards his soul from troubles. NIV Those who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity. NLT Watch your tongue and keep your mouth shut, and you will stay out of trouble. Proverbs 10:19
ESV When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent. KJV In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise. NASB When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise. NIV Sin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues. NLT Too much talk leads to sin. Be sensible and keep your mouth shut. Psalm 141:3
ESV Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips! KJV Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips. NASB Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips. NIV Set a guard over my mouth, LORD; keep watch over the door of my lips. NLT Take control of what I say, O LORD, and guard my lips.