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96 Bible Verses About Language

Here are 96 Bible verses about language from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Isaiah 50:4 KJV

The Lord GOD hath given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as the learned.

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Genesis 11:6 KJV

And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.

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1 Corinthians 14:10 KJV

And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.

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Acts 2:8 KJV

There are, it may be, so many kinds of voices in the world, and none of them is without signification.

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Zephaniah 3:9 KJV

And how hear we every man in our own tongue, wherein we were born?

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Psalms 114:1 KJV

For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the LORD, to serve him with one consent.

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Ephesians 4:29 KJV

When Israel went out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of strange language;

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Acts 2:8-11 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.

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Genesis 11:1 KJV

And how hear we every man in our own tongue, wherein we were born? Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judaea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia, Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes, Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.

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1 Corinthians 12:10 KJV

And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.

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Matthew 28:19 KJV

To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues:

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Daniel 1:4 KJV

Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

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Genesis 10:5 KJV

Children in whom was no blemish, but well favoured, and skilful in all wisdom, and cunning in knowledge, and understanding science, and such as had ability in them to stand in the king’s palace, and whom they might teach the learning and the tongue of the Chaldeans.

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Colossians 3:17 KJV

By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.

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Colossians 3:8 KJV

And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

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Nehemiah 13:24 KJV

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

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Acts 2:4 KJV

And their children spake half in the speech of Ashdod, and could not speak in the Jews’ language, but according to the language of each people.

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Acts 10:46 KJV

And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

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Ephesians 5:4 KJV

For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God. Then answered Peter,

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Mark 16:17 KJV

Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.

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Genesis 11:9 KJV

And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;

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Genesis 11:7 KJV

Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

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Acts 19:6 KJV

Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech.

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2 Kings 18:26 KJV

And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.

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Colossians 4:6 KJV

Then said Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, and Shebna, and Joah, unto Rab-shakeh, Speak, I pray thee, to thy servants in the Syrian language; for we understand it: and talk not with us in the Jews’ language in the ears of the people that are on the wall.

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John 1:1 KJV

Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.

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Daniel 2:4 KJV

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

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Jeremiah 5:15 KJV

Then spake the Chaldeans to the king in Syriack, O king, live for ever: tell thy servants the dream, and we will shew the interpretation.

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Revelation 7:9 KJV

Lo, I will bring a nation upon you from far, O house of Israel, saith the LORD: it is a mighty nation, it is an ancient nation, a nation whose language thou knowest not, neither understandest what they say.

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2 Timothy 2:16 KJV

After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;

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Ezra 4:7 KJV

But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.

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Genesis 10:31 KJV

And in the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their companions, unto Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was written in the Syrian tongue, and interpreted in the Syrian tongue.

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James 1:19 KJV

These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, after their nations.

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Acts 14:11 KJV

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

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Acts 2:7 KJV

And when the people saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voices, saying in the speech of Lycaonia, The gods are come down to us in the likeness of men.

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John 19:20 KJV

And they were all amazed and marvelled, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these which speak Galilaeans?

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Luke 23:38 KJV

This title then read many of the Jews: for the place where Jesus was crucified was nigh to the city: and it was written in Hebrew, and Greek, and Latin.

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Matthew 26:73 KJV

And a superscription also was written over him in letters of Greek, and Latin, and Hebrew, THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.

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Matthew 12:36 KJV

And after a while came unto him they that stood by, and said to Peter, Surely thou also art one of them; for thy speech bewrayeth thee.

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Proverbs 18:21 KJV

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

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Psalms 19:14 KJV

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

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Genesis 10:20 KJV

Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.

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James 3:10 KJV

These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations.

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1 Corinthians 14:11 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 14:6 KJV

Therefore if I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be unto him that speaketh a barbarian, and he that speaketh shall be a barbarian unto me.

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Acts 2:10 KJV

Now, brethren, if I come unto you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, except I shall speak to you either by revelation, or by knowledge, or by prophesying, or by doctrine?

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Luke 6:45 KJV

Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes,

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Matthew 5:37 KJV

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.

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Proverbs 21:23 KJV

But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.

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Proverbs 15:4 KJV

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.

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Proverbs 10:19 KJV

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

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Psalms 141:3 KJV

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

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Judges 12:6 KJV

Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.

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Exodus 20:7 KJV

Then said they unto him, Say now Shibboleth: and he said Sibboleth: for he could not frame to pronounce it right. Then they took him, and slew him at the passages of Jordan: and there fell at that time of the Ephraimites forty and two thousand.

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Philippians 4:8 KJV

Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

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1 Corinthians 13:8 KJV

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

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Acts 21:37 KJV

Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away.

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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

And as Paul was to be led into the castle, he said unto the chief captain, May I speak unto thee? Who said, Canst thou speak Greek?

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Isaiah 19:18 KJV

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

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Revelation 5:9 KJV

In that day shall five cities in the land of Egypt speak the language of Canaan, and swear to the LORD of hosts; one shall be called, The city of destruction.

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1 John 1:9 KJV

And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;

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1 Corinthians 14:27 KJV

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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1 Corinthians 14:9 KJV

If any man speak in an unknown tongue, let it be by two, or at the most by three, and that by course; and let one interpret.

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1 Corinthians 14:5 KJV

So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye shall speak into the air.

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1 Corinthians 14:4 KJV

I would that ye all spake with tongues, but rather that ye prophesied: for greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying.

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1 Corinthians 14:2 KJV

He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

For he that speaketh in an unknown tongue speaketh not unto men, but unto God: for no man understandeth him; howbeit in the spirit he speaketh mysteries.

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Isaiah 9:10 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Revelation 17:15 KJV

The bricks are fallen down, but we will build with hewn stones: the sycomores are cut down, but we will change them into cedars.

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Revelation 14:6 KJV

And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.

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Revelation 13:7 KJV

And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people,

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Revelation 11:9 KJV

And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.

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Revelation 10:11 KJV

And they of the people and kindreds and tongues and nations shall see their dead bodies three days and an half, and shall not suffer their dead bodies to be put in graves.

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

And he said unto me, Thou must prophesy again before many peoples, and nations, and tongues, and kings.

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1 John 3:18 KJV

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:

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1 Peter 3:10-11 KJV

My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

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1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 KJV

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: Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

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Colossians 3:8-10 KJV

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

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Ephesians 4:2 KJV

But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:

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Galatians 6:9 KJV

With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;

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1 Corinthians 14:19 KJV

And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

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1 Corinthians 14:13 KJV

Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.

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1 Corinthians 2:4 KJV

Wherefore let him that speaketh in an unknown tongue pray that he may interpret.

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Acts 2:6 KJV

And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:

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Deuteronomy 28:49 KJV

Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language.

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Genesis 11:4 KJV

The LORD shall bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flieth; a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand;

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Galatians 3:28 KJV

And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

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1 Corinthians 14:22 KJV

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

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1 Corinthians 2:12-14 KJV

Wherefore tongues are for a sign, not to them that believe, but to them that believe not: but prophesying serveth not for them that believe not, but for them which believe.

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Isaiah 28:11 KJV

Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual. But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

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1 Corinthians 2:13 KJV

For with stammering lips and another tongue will he speak to this people.

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1 John 4:5 KJV

Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.

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1 Corinthians 13:1 KJV

They are of the world: therefore speak they of the world, and the world heareth them.

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John 16:25 KJV

Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.

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John 8:43 KJV

These things have I spoken unto you in proverbs: but the time cometh, when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs, but I shall shew you plainly of the Father.

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