100 Bible Verses about Our Words

Here are 100 Bible verses about our words, curated from both the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, King James Version, arranged from most to least relevant.

Psalm 19:14 KJV

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.

Colossians 3:8 KJV

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

Colossians 3:17 KJV

17 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.

1 Corinthians 10:31 KJV

31 Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

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Ephesians 5:3-5 KJV

3 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; 4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks. 5 For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

Exodus 20:7 KJV

7 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.

Matthew 6:9 KJV

9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

Proverbs 21:23 KJV

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

Proverbs 18:21 KJV

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

Matthew 12:36 KJV

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

Revelation 1:1 KJV

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:

Proverbs 16:24 KJV

24 Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

Ephesians 4:29 KJV

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 4:29-32 KJV

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. 30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. 31 Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: 32 And …

Proverbs 12:18 KJV

18 There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.

James 1:26 KJV

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.

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Colossians 4:6 KJV

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

Proverbs 15:4 KJV

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

Luke 1:37 KJV

37 For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Proverbs 25:11 KJV

11 A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.

Matthew 24:35 KJV

35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.

Matthew 4:4 KJV

4 But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

Psalm 119:105 KJV

105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

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Proverbs 10:19 KJV

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

2 Timothy 3:16-17 KJV

16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 17 That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.

Proverbs 15:1 KJV

1 A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

Luke 11:28 KJV

28 But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

Isaiah 55:11 KJV

11 So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.

Colossians 3:16 KJV

16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

Matthew 12:37 KJV

37 For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.

Psalm 141:3 KJV

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

Proverbs 13:3 KJV

3 He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.

James 1:22 KJV

22 But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

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Deuteronomy 8:3 KJV

3 And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the Lord doth man live.

Psalm 119:11 KJV

11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.

James 3:5 KJV

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

John 15:3 KJV

3 Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.

John 7:38 KJV

38 He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

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Proverbs 29:20 KJV

20 Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Proverbs 18:4 KJV

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

James 3:2 KJV

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.

Ecclesiastes 10:12 KJV

12 The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.

1 Corinthians 1:18 KJV

18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.

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John 6:68 KJV

68 Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life.

John 6:63 KJV

63 It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.

Luke 6:45 KJV

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.

Revelation 11:1-19 KJV

1 And there was given me a reed like unto a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein. 2 But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given unto the Gentiles: and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty and two months. 3 And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall …

Romans 12:2 KJV

2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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Proverbs 4:23 KJV

23 Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.

2 Timothy 3:16 KJV

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

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Hebrews 4:12 KJV

12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

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Proverbs 18:20 KJV

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

James 1:21 KJV

21 Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

Matthew 7:24 KJV

24 Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:

Psalm 34:13 KJV

13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.

Romans 12:14 KJV

14 Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not.

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John 8:31-32 KJV

31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; 32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

John 1:14 KJV

14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

John 1:1 KJV

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

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Matthew 12:36-37 KJV

36 But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment. 37 For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.

Matthew 12:34 KJV

34 O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.

Isaiah 40:8 KJV

8 The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.

Proverbs 18:13 KJV

13 He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.

Proverbs 17:9 KJV

9 He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.

Proverbs 11:12 KJV

12 He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.

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Proverbs 11:9 KJV

9 An hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered.

James 3:1-18 KJV

1 My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation. 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. 3 Behold, we put bits in the horses’ mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body. 4 Behold also the ships, which though …

Philippians 4:13 KJV

13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Ephesians 2:8-9 KJV

8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.

Romans 10:9 KJV

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.

Matthew 15:11 KJV

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

Proverbs 25:18 KJV

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

Proverbs 15:2 KJV

2 The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.

1 Peter 3:10 KJV

10 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:

Hebrews 11:3 KJV

3 Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.

2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

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Ephesians 5:6 KJV

6 Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

Ephesians 5:3-4 KJV

3 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; 4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.

Ephesians 4:25 KJV

25 Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.

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1 Corinthians 14:19 KJV

19 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.

Romans 10:17 KJV

17 So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

John 17:17 KJV

17 Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

John 12:47 KJV

47 And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.

John 1:1-51 KJV

1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 The same was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. 4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. 5 And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it …

Isaiah 41:10 KJV

10 Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

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Ecclesiastes 12:11 KJV

11 The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.

Ecclesiastes 10:12-14 KJV

12 The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself. 13 The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: and the end of his talk is mischievous madness. 14 A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him?

Proverbs 27:2 KJV

2 Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.

Proverbs 18:8 KJV

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

Proverbs 15:23 KJV

23 A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!

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Proverbs 6:2 KJV

2 Thou art snared with the words of thy mouth, thou art taken with the words of thy mouth.

Job 38:2 KJV

2 Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?

1 Peter 2:2 KJV

2 As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:

Romans 12:21 KJV

21 Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

Proverbs 11:30 KJV

30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise.

Acts 1:8 KJV

8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

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1 John 1:9 KJV

9 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 Thessalonians 5:11 KJV

11 Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.

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1 Thessalonians 4:18 KJV

18 Wherefore comfort one another with these words.