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94 Bible Verses About Our Words

Here are 94 Bible verses about our words from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Psalms 19:14 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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Colossians 3:17 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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1 Corinthians 10:31 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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Colossians 3:8 KJV

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

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

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Proverbs 18:21 KJV

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

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Exodus 20:7 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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Ephesians 4:29-32 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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Matthew 6:9 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. And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.

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Ephesians 4:29 KJV

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

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Proverbs 21:23 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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Proverbs 16:24 KJV

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

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Colossians 4:6 KJV

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

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Proverbs 12:18 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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Matthew 12:36 KJV

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

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Proverbs 15:4 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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Proverbs 15:1 KJV

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

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Proverbs 18:20 KJV

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

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James 1:26 KJV

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

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Hebrews 4:12 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.

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Matthew 24:35 KJV

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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Matthew 4:4 KJV

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

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Proverbs 29:15 KJV

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.

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Proverbs 13:3 KJV

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.

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James 3:5 KJV

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

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James 1:22 KJV

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

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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

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

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

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 2:8-9 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Romans 12:14 KJV

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

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Romans 10:9 KJV

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

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Luke 6:45 KJV

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.

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Luke 1:37 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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Matthew 15:18 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Matthew 12:37 KJV

But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man.

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Matthew 12:34 KJV

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

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Isaiah 55:11 KJV

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

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Proverbs 29:20 KJV

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.

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Proverbs 25:11 KJV

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

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Proverbs 17:9 KJV

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

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Proverbs 11:12 KJV

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

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Proverbs 10:19 KJV

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

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Psalms 119:105 KJV

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

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Psalms 34:13 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 8:3 KJV

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

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

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.

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1 John 4:16 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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James 3:2 KJV

And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.

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James 1:21 KJV

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.

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James 1:3 KJV

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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Hebrews 11:3 KJV

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

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Hebrews 1:3 KJV

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.

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2 Timothy 3:16-17 KJV

Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;

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Colossians 3:16 KJV

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

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Ephesians 6:10 KJV

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.

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Ephesians 5:3-4 KJV

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

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Ephesians 4:25 KJV

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

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2 Corinthians 12:9 KJV

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

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2 Corinthians 5:17 KJV

And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

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1 Corinthians 13:13 KJV

Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

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1 Corinthians 1:18 KJV

And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

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Romans 12:2 KJV

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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Romans 10:17 KJV

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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Acts 1:8 KJV

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

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John 17:17 KJV

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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John 15:3 KJV

Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

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John 8:31-32 KJV

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

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John 7:38 KJV

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

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John 6:68 KJV

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

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John 6:63 KJV

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

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John 1:14 KJV

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

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John 1:1 KJV

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.

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Luke 11:28 KJV

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

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Matthew 19:26 KJV

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

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Matthew 15:11 KJV

But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.

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Matthew 12:35-37 KJV

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

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Zephaniah 3:17 KJV

A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things. But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment. For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.

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Habakkuk 3:19 KJV

The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.

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Isaiah 41:10 KJV

The LORD God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds’ feet, and he will make me to walk upon mine high places. To the chief singer on my stringed instruments.

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Isaiah 40:8 KJV

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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Proverbs 31:26 KJV

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

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Proverbs 27:2 KJV

She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.

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Proverbs 26:20 KJV

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

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Proverbs 25:18 KJV

Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth.

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Proverbs 18:13 KJV

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

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Proverbs 18:4 KJV

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

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Proverbs 17:27-28 KJV

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

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Proverbs 15:28 KJV

He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit. Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

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Proverbs 15:2 KJV

The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

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Proverbs 15:1-2 KJV

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

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Proverbs 11:9 KJV

A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.

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Psalms 135:6 KJV

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

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Psalms 119:11 KJV

Whatsoever the LORD pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places.

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Psalms 71:23 KJV

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

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1 Peter 3:10 KJV

My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.

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Proverbs 4:23 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:

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Psalms 141:3 KJV

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

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