So also you, unless you uttered by the tongue words easy to understand, how would it be known what is spoken? For you would be speaking into the air.
My little children, let's not love in word only, neither with the tongue only, but in deed and truth.
For, "He who would love life, and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking deceit.
Servants, in the same way, must be reverent, not double-tongued, not addicted to much wine, not greedy for money;
"The Spirit of the LORD spoke by me. His word was on my tongue.
Tongues like fire appeared and were distributed to them, and one sat on each of them.
Therefore my heart was glad, and my tongue rejoiced. Moreover my flesh also will dwell in hope;
If the snake bites before it is charmed, then is there no profit for the charmer's tongue.
Moses said to the LORD, "O Lord, I am not eloquent, neither before now, nor since you have spoken to your servant; for I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue."
But against any of the children of Israel a dog won't even bark or move its tongue, against man or animal; that you may know that the LORD makes a distinction between the Egyptians and Israel.
and I will make your tongue stick to the roof of your mouth, that you shall be mute, and shall not be to them a reprover; for they are a rebellious house.
They return, but not to the Most High. They are like a faulty bow. Their princes will fall by the sword for the rage of their tongue. This will be their derision in the land of Egypt.
For Jerusalem is ruined, and Judah is fallen; because their tongue and their doings are against the LORD, to provoke the eyes of his glory.
Therefore as the tongue of fire devours the stubble, and as the dry grass sinks down in the flame, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust; because they have rejected the law of the LORD of Armies, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
the LORD will utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his scorching wind he will wave his hand over the River, and will split it into seven streams, and cause men to march over in sandals.
Behold, the name of the LORD comes from far away, burning with his anger, and in thick rising smoke. His lips are full of indignation, and his tongue is as a devouring fire.
The heart of the rash will understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers will be ready to speak plainly.
Then the lame man will leap like a deer, and the tongue of the mute will sing; for waters will break out in the wilderness, and streams in the desert.
The poor and needy seek water, and there is none. Their tongue fails for thirst. I, the LORD, will answer them. I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.
I have sworn by myself, the word has gone out of my mouth in righteousness, and will not return, that to me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall take an oath.
The Lord the LORD has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with words him who is weary: he wakens morning by morning, he wakens my ear to hear as those who are taught.
No weapon that is formed against you will prevail; and you will condemn every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness which is of me," says the LORD.
Against whom do you sport yourselves? Against whom do you make a wide mouth, and stick out your tongue? Aren't you children of disobedience, a seed of falsehood,
For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue mutters wickedness.
If anyone among you thinks himself to be religious while he doesn't bridle his tongue, but deceives his heart, this man's religion is worthless.
So the tongue is also a little member, and boasts great things. See how a small fire can spread to a large forest!
And the tongue is a fire. The world of iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature, and is set on fire by Gehenna.
But nobody can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.
"'As for their tongue, it is polished by the workman, and they themselves are gilded and overlain with silver; yet they are only false and cannot speak.
They bend their tongue, [as it were] their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they don't know me, says the LORD.
They will deceive everyone his neighbor, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies; they weary themselves to commit iniquity.
Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks deceit: one speaks peaceably to his neighbor with his mouth, but in his heart he lays wait for him.
Then they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us strike him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
Behold, I am against the prophets, says the LORD, who use their tongues, and say, He says.
You shall be hidden from the scourge of the tongue, neither shall you be afraid of destruction when it comes.
Is there injustice on my tongue? Can't my taste discern mischievous things?
"Though wickedness is sweet in his mouth, though he hide it under his tongue,
He shall suck cobra venom. The viper's tongue shall kill him.
surely my lips shall not speak unrighteousness, neither shall my tongue utter deceit.
The voice of the nobles was hushed, and their tongue stuck to the roof of their mouth.
See now, I have opened my mouth. My tongue has spoken in my mouth.
"Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook, or press down his tongue with a cord?
My little children, let's not love in word only, neither with the tongue only, but in deed and truth.
that all the people returned to the camp to Joshua at Makkedah in peace. None moved his tongue against any of the children of Israel.
So he brought down the people to the water; and the LORD said to Gideon, "Everyone who laps of the water with his tongue, like a dog laps, you shall set him by himself; likewise everyone who bows down on his knees to drink."
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