Sunday, April 20, 2008

Tongue Scriptures

Exodus 4:10And Moses said to the Lord, O Lord, I am not eloquent or a man of words, neither before nor since You have spoken to Your servant; for I am slow of speech and have a heavy and awkward tongue.Exodus 4:9-11 (in Context) Exodus 4 (Whole Chapter)
Exodus 11:7But against any of the Israelites shall not so much as a dog move his tongue against man or beast, that you may know that the Lord makes a distinction between the Egyptians and Israel.Exodus 11:6-8 (in Context) Exodus 11 (Whole Chapter)
Joshua 10:21All the people returned to the camp to Joshua at Makkedah in peace; none moved his tongue against any of the Israelites.Joshua 10:20-22 (in Context) Joshua 10 (Whole Chapter)
Judges 7:5So he brought the men down to the water, and the Lord said to Gideon, Everyone who laps up the water with his tongue as a dog laps it, you shall set by himself, likewise everyone who bows down on his knees to drink.Judges 7:4-6 (in Context) Judges 7 (Whole Chapter)
2 Samuel 23:2The Spirit of the Lord spoke in and by me, and His word was upon my tongue.2 Samuel 23:1-3 (in Context) 2 Samuel 23 (Whole Chapter)
Esther 7:4For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, slain, and wiped out of existence! But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I would have held my tongue, for our affliction is not to be compared with the damage this will do to the king.Esther 7:3-5 (in Context) Esther 7 (Whole Chapter)
Job 5:21You shall be hidden from the scourge of the tongue, neither shall you be afraid of destruction when it comes.Job 5:20-22 (in Context) Job 5 (Whole Chapter)
Job 6:30Is there wrong on my tongue? Cannot my taste discern what is destructive?Job 6:29-30 (in Context) Job 6 (Whole Chapter)
Job 15:5For your iniquity teaches your mouth, and you choose the tongue of the crafty.Job 15:4-6 (in Context) Job 15 (Whole Chapter)
Job 20:12Though wickedness is sweet in his mouth, though he hides it under his tongue,Job 20:11-13 (in Context) Job 20 (Whole Chapter)
Job 20:16He shall suck the poison of asps [which ill-gotten wealth contains]; the viper's tongue shall slay him.Job 20:15-17 (in Context) Job 20 (Whole Chapter)
Job 27:4My lips shall not speak untruth, nor shall my tongue utter deceit.Job 27:3-5 (in Context) Job 27 (Whole Chapter)
Job 33:2Behold, here I am with open mouth; here is my tongue talking.Job 33:1-3 (in Context) Job 33 (Whole Chapter)
Job 41:1CAN YOU draw out the leviathan (the crocodile) with a fishhook? Or press down his tongue with a cord?Job 41:1-3 (in Context) Job 41 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 5:9For there is nothing trustworthy or steadfast or truthful in their talk; their heart is destruction [or a destructive chasm, a yawning gulf]; their throat is an open sepulcher; they flatter and make smooth with their tongue.Psalm 5:8-10 (in Context) Psalm 5 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 10:7His mouth is full of cursing, deceit, oppression (fraud); under his tongue are trouble and sin (mischief and iniquity).Psalm 10:6-8 (in Context) Psalm 10 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 15:3He who does not slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor;Psalm 15:2-4 (in Context) Psalm 15 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 22:15My strength is dried up like a fragment of clay pottery; [with thirst] my tongue cleaves to my jaws; and You have brought me into the dust of death.Psalm 22:14-16 (in Context) Psalm 22 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 30:12To the end that my tongue and my heart and everything glorious within me may sing praise to You and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks to You forever.Psalm 30:11-12 (in Context) Psalm 30 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 34:13Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit.Psalm 34:12-14 (in Context) Psalm 34 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 35:28And my tongue shall talk of Your righteousness, rightness, and justice, and of [my reasons for] Your praise all the day long.Psalm 35:27-28 (in Context) Psalm 35 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 37:30The mouth of the [uncompromisingly] righteous utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks with justice.Psalm 37:29-31 (in Context) Psalm 37 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 39:1[ To the Chief Musician; for Jeduthun [founder of an official musical family]. A Psalm of David. ] I SAID, I will take heed and guard my ways, that I may sin not with my tongue; I will muzzle my mouth as with a bridle while the wicked are before me.Psalm 39:1-3 (in Context) Psalm 39 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 39:3My heart was hot within me. While I was musing, the fire burned; then I spoke with my tongue:Psalm 39:2-4 (in Context) Psalm 39 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 45:1[ To the Chief Musician; [set to the tune of] "Lilies" [probably a popular air. A Psalm] of the sons of Korah. A skillful song, or a didactic or reflective poem. A song of love. ] MY HEART overflows with a goodly theme; I address my psalm to a King. My tongue is like the pen of a ready writer.Psalm 45:1-3 (in Context) Psalm 45 (Whole Chapter)

Psalm 50:19You give your mouth to evil, and your tongue frames deceit.Psalm 50:18-20 (in Context) Psalm 50 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 51:14Deliver me from bloodguiltiness and death, O God, the God of my salvation, and my tongue shall sing aloud of Your righteousness (Your rightness and Your justice).Psalm 51:13-15 (in Context) Psalm 51 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 52:2Your tongue devises wickedness; it is like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.Psalm 52:1-3 (in Context) Psalm 52 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 52:4You love all destroying and devouring words, O deceitful tongue.Psalm 52:3-5 (in Context) Psalm 52 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 66:17I cried aloud to Him; He was extolled and high praise was under my tongue.Psalm 66:16-18 (in Context) Psalm 66 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 71:24My tongue also shall talk of Your righteousness all the day long; for they are put to shame, for they are confounded, who seek and demand my hurt.Psalm 71:23-24 (in Context) Psalm 71 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 119:172My tongue shall sing [praise for the fulfillment] of Your word, for all Your commandments are righteous.Psalm 119:171-173 (in Context) Psalm 119 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 120:3What shall be given to you? Or what more shall be done to you, you deceitful tongue?--Psalm 120:2-4 (in Context) Psalm 120 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 137:6Let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth if I remember you not, if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy!Psalm 137:5-7 (in Context) Psalm 137 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 139:4For there is not a word in my tongue [still unuttered], but, behold, O Lord, You know it altogether.Psalm 139:3-5 (in Context) Psalm 139 (Whole Chapter)
Psalm 140:11Let not a man of slanderous tongue be established in the earth; let evil hunt the violent man to overthrow him [let calamity follow his evildoings].Psalm 140:10-12 (in Context) Psalm 140 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 6:17A proud look [the spirit that makes one overestimate himself and underestimate others], a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,Proverbs 6:16-18 (in Context) Proverbs 6 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 6:24To keep you from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a loose woman.Proverbs 6:23-25 (in Context) Proverbs 6 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 10:31The mouths of the righteous (those harmonious with God) bring forth skillful and godly Wisdom, but the perverse tongue shall be cut down [like a barren and rotten tree].Proverbs 10:30-32 (in Context) Proverbs 10 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 12:18There are those who speak rashly, like the piercing of a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.Proverbs 12:17-19 (in Context) Proverbs 12 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 12:19Truthful lips shall be established forever, but a lying tongue is [credited] but for a moment.Proverbs 12:18-20 (in Context) Proverbs 12 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 15:2The tongue of the wise utters knowledge rightly, but the mouth of the [self-confident] fool pours out folly.Proverbs 15:1-3 (in Context) Proverbs 15 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 15:4A gentle tongue [with its healing power] is a tree of life, but willful contrariness in it breaks down the spirit.Proverbs 15:3-5 (in Context) Proverbs 15 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 16:1THE PLANS of the mind and orderly thinking belong to man, but from the Lord comes the [wise] answer of the tongue.Proverbs 16:1-3 (in Context) Proverbs 16 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 17:4An evildoer gives heed to wicked lips; and a liar listens to a mischievous tongue.Proverbs 17:3-5 (in Context) Proverbs 17 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 17:20He who has a wayward and crooked mind finds no good, and he who has a willful and contrary tongue will fall into calamity.Proverbs 17:19-21 (in Context) Proverbs 17 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 18:21Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and they who indulge in it shall eat the fruit of it [for death or life].Proverbs 18:20-22 (in Context) Proverbs 18 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 21:6Securing treasures by a lying tongue is a vapor driven to and fro; those who seek them seek death.Proverbs 21:5-7 (in Context) Proverbs 21 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 21:23He who guards his mouth and his tongue keeps himself from troubles.Proverbs 21:22-24 (in Context) Proverbs 21 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 25:23The north wind brings forth rain; so does a backbiting tongue bring forth an angry countenance.Proverbs 25:22-24 (in Context) Proverbs 25 (Whole Chapter)

Proverbs 26:28A lying tongue hates those it wounds and crushes, and a flattering mouth works ruin.Proverbs 26:27-28 (in Context) Proverbs 26 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 28:23He who rebukes a man shall afterward find more favor than he who flatters with the tongue.Proverbs 28:22-24 (in Context) Proverbs 28 (Whole Chapter)
Proverbs 31:26She opens her mouth in skillful and godly Wisdom, and on her tongue is the law of kindness [giving counsel and instruction].Proverbs 31:25-27 (in Context) Proverbs 31 (Whole Chapter)
Song of Solomon 4:11Your lips, O my [promised] bride, drop honey as the honeycomb; honey and milk are under your tongue. And the odor of your garments is like the odor of Lebanon.Song of Solomon 4:10-12 (in Context) Song of Solomon 4 (Whole Chapter)
Isaiah 5:24Therefore, as the tongue of fire devours the stubble, and as the dry grass sinks down in the flame, so their root shall be like rottenness and their blossom shall go up like fine dust--because they have rejected and cast away the law and the teaching of the Lord of hosts and have not believed but have treated scornfully and have despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.Isaiah 5:23-25 (in Context) Isaiah 5 (Whole Chapter)
Isaiah 11:15And the Lord will utterly destroy (doom and dry up) the tongue of the Egyptian sea [the west fork of the Red Sea]; and with His [mighty] scorching wind He will wave His hand over the river [Nile] and will smite it into seven channels and will cause men to cross over dry-shod.Isaiah 11:14-16 (in Context) Isaiah 11 (Whole Chapter)
Isaiah 28:11No, but [the Lord will teach the rebels in a more humiliating way] by men with stammering lips and another tongue will He speak to this people [says Isaiah, and teach them His lessons].Isaiah 28:10-12 (in Context) Isaiah 28 (Whole Chapter)
Isaiah 30:27Behold, the Name of the Lord comes from afar, burning with His anger, and in thick, rising smoke. His lips are full of indignation, and His tongue is like a consuming fire.Isaiah 30:26-28 (in Context) Isaiah 30 (Whole Chapter)
Isaiah 32:4And the mind of the rash will understand knowledge and have good judgment, and the tongue of the stammerers will speak readily and plainly.Isaiah 32:3-5 (in Context) Isaiah 32 (Whole Chapter)
Isaiah 33:19You will see no more the fierce and insolent people, a people of a speech too deep and obscure to be comprehended, of a strange and stammering tongue that you cannot understand.Isaiah 33:18-20 (in Context) Isaiah 33 (Whole Chapter)
Isaiah 35:6Then shall the lame man leap like a hart, and the tongue of the dumb shall sing for joy. For waters shall break forth in the wilderness and streams in the desert.Isaiah 35:5-7 (in Context) Isaiah 35 (Whole Chapter)
Isaiah 45:23I have sworn by Myself, the word is gone out of My mouth in righteousness and shall not return, that unto Me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear [allegiance].Isaiah 45:22-24 (in Context) Isaiah 45 (Whole Chapter)
Isaiah 50:4[The Servant of God says] The Lord God has given Me the tongue of a disciple and of one who is taught, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him who is weary. He wakens Me morning by morning, He wakens My ear to hear as a disciple [as one who is taught].Isaiah 50:3-5 (in Context) Isaiah 50 (Whole Chapter)
Isaiah 54:17But no weapon that is formed against you shall prosper, and every tongue that shall rise against you in judgment you shall show to be in the wrong. This [peace, righteousness, security, triumph over opposition] is the heritage of the servants of the Lord [those in whom the ideal Servant of the Lord is reproduced]; this is the righteousness or the vindication which they obtain from Me [this is that which I impart to them as their justification], says the Lord.Isaiah 54:16-17 (in Context) Isaiah 54 (Whole Chapter)
Isaiah 57:4Against whom do you make sport and take your delight? Against whom do you open wide your mouth and put out your tongue? Are you not yourselves the children of transgression, the offspring of deceit--Isaiah 57:3-5 (in Context) Isaiah 57 (Whole Chapter)
Isaiah 59:3For your hands are defiled with blood and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue mutters wickedness.Isaiah 59:2-4 (in Context) Isaiah 59 (Whole Chapter)
Jeremiah 9:3And they bend their tongue, [which is] their bow for the lies [they shoot]. And not according to faithfulness do they rule and become strong in the land; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they do not know and understand and acknowledge Me, says the Lord.Jeremiah 9:2-4 (in Context) Jeremiah 9 (Whole Chapter)
Jeremiah 9:8Their tongue is a murderous arrow; it speaks deceitfully; one speaks peaceably to his neighbor with his mouth, but in his heart he lays snares and waits in ambush for him.Jeremiah 9:7-9 (in Context) Jeremiah 9 (Whole Chapter)
Jeremiah 18:18Then [my enemies] said, Come and let us devise schemes against Jeremiah; for the law [of Moses] shall not perish from the priest [as this false prophet Jeremiah predicts], nor will counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, let us smite him with the tongue [making a charge against him to the king], and let us not pay any attention to his words.Jeremiah 18:17-19 (in Context) Jeremiah 18 (Whole Chapter)
Lamentations 4:4The tongue of the nursing babe cleaves to the roof of its mouth because of thirst; the young children beg for food, but no one gives it to them.Lamentations 4:3-5 (in Context) Lamentations 4 (Whole Chapter)
Ezekiel 3:26And I will make your tongue cleave to the roof of your mouth so that you cannot talk and be a reprover of the people, for they are a rebellious house.Ezekiel 3:25-27 (in Context) Ezekiel 3 (Whole Chapter)
Hosea 7:16They turn back, shift, or change, but not upwards [to the Most High]. They are like a deceitful bow; their princes shall fall by the sword for the insolence and rage of their tongue. This shall be [cause for] their derision and scorning in the land of Egypt.Hosea 7:15-16 (in Context) Hosea 7 (Whole Chapter)
Amos 6:10And then a man's uncle or kinsman, he who is to make a burning to cremate and dispose [of his pestilence-infected body], comes in to bring the bones out of the house, and he shall say to another still alive in the farthest parts of the house, Is there anyone else with you? and he shall say, No. Then shall the newcomer say, Hush! Hold your [cursing] tongue! We dare not so mention the name of the Lord [lest we invoke more punishment].Amos 6:9-11 (in Context) Amos 6 (Whole Chapter)
Zephaniah 3:13What is left of Israel shall not do iniquity or speak lies, neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth, for they shall feed and lie down and none shall make them afraid.Zephaniah 3:12-14 (in Context) Zephaniah 3 (Whole Chapter)
Zechariah 14:12And this shall be the plague wherewith the Lord will smite all the peoples that have warred against Jerusalem: their flesh shall rot away while they stand upon their feet and their eyes shall corrode away in their sockets and their tongue shall decay away in their mouth.Zechariah 14:11-13 (in Context) Zechariah 14 (Whole Chapter)

Mark 7:33And taking him aside from the crowd [privately], He thrust His fingers into the man's ears and spat and touched his tongue;Mark 7:32-34 (in Context) Mark 7 (Whole Chapter)
Mark 7:35And his ears were opened, his tongue was loosed, and he began to speak distinctly and as he should.Mark 7:34-36 (in Context) Mark 7 (Whole Chapter)
Luke 1:64And at once his mouth was opened and his tongue loosed, and he began to speak, blessing and praising and thanking God.Luke 1:63-65 (in Context) Luke 1 (Whole Chapter)
Luke 16:24And he cried out and said, Father Abraham, have pity and mercy on me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, for I am in anguish in this flame.Luke 16:23-25 (in Context) Luke 16 (Whole Chapter)
Acts 2:4And they were all filled (diffused throughout their souls) with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other (different, foreign) languages (tongues), as the Spirit kept giving them clear and loud expression [in each tongue in appropriate words].Acts 2:3-5 (in Context) Acts 2 (Whole Chapter)
Acts 2:26Therefore my heart rejoiced and my tongue exulted exceedingly; moreover, my flesh also will dwell in hope [will encamp, pitch its tent, and dwell in hope in anticipation of the resurrection].Acts 2:25-27 (in Context) Acts 2 (Whole Chapter)
Acts 22:2And when they heard that he addressed them in the Hebrew tongue, they were all the more quiet. And he continued,Acts 22:1-3 (in Context) Acts 22 (Whole Chapter)
Acts 26:14And when we had all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice in the Hebrew tongue saying to me, Saul, Saul, why do you continue to persecute Me [to harass and trouble and molest Me]? It is dangerous and turns out badly for you to keep kicking against the goads [to keep offering vain and perilous resistance].Acts 26:13-15 (in Context) Acts 26 (Whole Chapter)
Romans 14:11For it is written, As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to Me, and every tongue shall confess to God [acknowledge Him to His honor and to His praise].Romans 14:10-12 (in Context) Romans 14 (Whole Chapter)
1 Corinthians 5:11But now I write to you not to associate with anyone who bears the name of [Christian] brother if he is known to be guilty of immorality or greed, or is an idolater [whose soul is devoted to any object that usurps the place of God], or is a person with a foul tongue [railing, abusing, reviling, slandering], or is a drunkard or a swindler or a robber. [No] you must not so much as eat with such a person.1 Corinthians 5:10-12 (in Context) 1 Corinthians 5 (Whole Chapter)
1 Corinthians 14:2For one who speaks in an [unknown] tongue speaks not to men but to God, for no one understands or catches his meaning, because in the [Holy] Spirit he utters secret truths and hidden things [not obvious to the understanding].1 Corinthians 14:1-3 (in Context) 1 Corinthians 14 (Whole Chapter)
1 Corinthians 14:4He who speaks in a [strange] tongue edifies and improves himself, but he who prophesies [ interpreting the divine will and purpose and teaching with inspiration] edifies and improves the church and promotes growth [in Christian wisdom, piety, holiness, and happiness].1 Corinthians 14:3-5 (in Context) 1 Corinthians 14 (Whole Chapter)
1 Corinthians 14:9Just so it is with you; if you in the [unknown] tongue speak words that are not intelligible, how will anyone understand what you are saying? For you will be talking into empty space!1 Corinthians 14:8-10 (in Context) 1 Corinthians 14 (Whole Chapter)
1 Corinthians 14:13Therefore, the person who speaks in an [unknown] tongue should pray [for the power] to interpret and explain what he says.1 Corinthians 14:12-14 (in Context) 1 Corinthians 14 (Whole Chapter)
1 Corinthians 14:14For if I pray in an [unknown] tongue, my spirit [by the Holy Spirit within me] prays, but my mind is unproductive [it bears no fruit and helps nobody].1 Corinthians 14:13-15 (in Context) 1 Corinthians 14 (Whole Chapter)
1 Corinthians 14:19Nevertheless, in public worship, I would rather say five words with my understanding and intelligently in order to instruct others, than ten thousand words in a [strange] tongue (language).1 Corinthians 14:18-20 (in Context) 1 Corinthians 14 (Whole Chapter)
1 Corinthians 14:26What then, brethren, is [the right course]? When you meet together, each one has a hymn, a teaching, a disclosure of special knowledge or information, an utterance in a [strange] tongue, or an interpretation of it. [But] let everything be constructive and edifying and for the good of all.1 Corinthians 14:25-27 (in Context) 1 Corinthians 14 (Whole Chapter)
1 Corinthians 14:27If some speak in a [strange] tongue, let the number be limited to two or at the most three, and each one [taking his] turn, and let one interpret and explain [what is said].1 Corinthians 14:26-28 (in Context) 1 Corinthians 14 (Whole Chapter)
Philippians 2:11And every tongue [ frankly and openly] confess and acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.Philippians 2:10-12 (in Context) Philippians 2 (Whole Chapter)
James 1:26If anyone thinks himself to be religious (piously observant of the external duties of his faith) and does not bridle his tongue but deludes his own heart, this person's religious service is worthless (futile, barren).James 1:25-27 (in Context) James 1 (Whole Chapter)
James 3:5Even so the tongue is a little member, and it can boast of great things. See how much wood or how great a forest a tiny spark can set ablaze!James 3:4-6 (in Context) James 3 (Whole Chapter)
James 3:6And the tongue is a fire. [The tongue is a] world of wickedness set among our members, contaminating and depraving the whole body and setting on fire the wheel of birth (the cycle of man's nature), being itself ignited by hell (Gehenna).James 3:5-7 (in Context) James 3 (Whole Chapter)
James 3:8But the human tongue can be tamed by no man. It is a restless (undisciplined, irreconcilable) evil, full of deadly poison.James 3:7-9 (in Context) James 3 (Whole Chapter)
1 Peter 3:9Never return evil for evil or insult for insult (scolding, tongue-lashing, berating), but on the contrary blessing [praying for their welfare, happiness, and protection, and truly pitying and loving them]. For know that to this you have been called, that you may yourselves inherit a blessing [from God--that you may obtain a blessing as heirs, bringing welfare and happiness and protection].1 Peter 3:8-10 (in Context) 1 Peter 3 (Whole Chapter)
1 Peter 3:10For let him who wants to enjoy life and see good days [good--whether apparent or not] keep his tongue free from evil and his lips from guile (treachery, deceit).

Revelation 13:7He was further permitted to wage war on God's holy people (the saints) and to overcome them. And power was given him to extend his authority over every tribe and people and tongue and nation,Revelation 13:6-8 (in Context) Revelation 13 (Whole Chapter)

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