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93 Bible Verses About Talking Too Much

Here are 93 Bible verses about talking too much from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 10:19 KJV

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

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Proverbs 17:28 KJV

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 18:2 KJV

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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James 1:19 KJV

A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.

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Proverbs 21:23 KJV

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

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Psalms 141:3 KJV

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

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Proverbs 29:20 KJV

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

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Matthew 12:36 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 13:3 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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Ecclesiastes 5:2 KJV

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

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Ecclesiastes 9:17 KJV

Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few.

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Proverbs 14:23 KJV

The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.

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James 3:6 KJV

In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.

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Ecclesiastes 5:7 KJV

And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.

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Proverbs 18:21 KJV

For in the multitude of dreams and many words there are also divers vanities: but fear thou God.

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2 Timothy 2:16 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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Proverbs 17:27 KJV

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

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Proverbs 30:32 KJV

He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.

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Proverbs 12:18 KJV

If thou hast done foolishly in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, lay thine hand upon thy mouth.

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Amos 5:13 KJV

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

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Proverbs 20:19 KJV

Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.

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Psalms 141:3-4 KJV

He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips.

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Ephesians 4:29 KJV

Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips. Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practise wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their dainties.

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Ecclesiastes 5:1-3 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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Psalms 19:14 KJV

Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil. Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few. For a dream cometh through the multitude of business; and a fool’s voice is known by multitude of words.

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Matthew 5:37 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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Proverbs 29:11 KJV

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

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Ecclesiastes 5:6 KJV

A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.

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Proverbs 26:4 KJV

Suffer not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin; neither say thou before the angel, that it was an error: wherefore should God be angry at thy voice, and destroy the work of thine hands?

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Psalms 39:3 KJV

Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.

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Isaiah 58:13-14 KJV

My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned: then spake I with my tongue,

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John 10:10 KJV

If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words: Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.

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Romans 3:13-14 KJV

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

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Amos 5:12-13 KJV

Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips: Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness:

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James 3:2 KJV

For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the poor in the gate from their right. Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.

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James 1:26 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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Proverbs 3:5 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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Proverbs 6:2 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

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James 3:10 KJV

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

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Proverbs 12:23 KJV

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

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Romans 12:12 KJV

A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.

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Proverbs 18:8 KJV

Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

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Matthew 12:36-37 KJV

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

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Ecclesiastes 5:3 KJV

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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Ephesians 5:18 KJV

For a dream cometh through the multitude of business; and a fool’s voice is known by multitude of words.

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1 Corinthians 10:31 KJV

And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

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Proverbs 11:13 KJV

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

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Luke 6:45 KJV

A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.

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Proverbs 20:1 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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Luke 12:3 KJV

Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.

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Matthew 6:7 KJV

Therefore whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.

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James 3:5 KJV

But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

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Luke 1:37 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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Proverbs 15:2 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

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

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1 Peter 5:7 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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Proverbs 23:4-5 KJV

Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

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Proverbs 10:14 KJV

Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom. Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.

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Exodus 23:12 KJV

Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.

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1 John 1:9 KJV

Six days thou shalt do thy work, and on the seventh day thou shalt rest: that thine ox and thine ass may rest, and the son of thy handmaid, and the stranger, may be refreshed.

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Philippians 4:6 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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Psalms 34:13 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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James 4:13-16 KJV

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

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James 3:8 KJV

Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain: Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that. But now ye rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.

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Romans 13:8 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Matthew 11:28 KJV

Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.

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Psalms 37:21 KJV

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

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Hebrews 4:13 KJV

The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.

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Proverbs 23:9 KJV

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

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Proverbs 15:27 KJV

Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.

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Proverbs 10:8 KJV

He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.

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James 3:5-6 KJV

The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

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1 Thessalonians 4:11 KJV

Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth! And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.

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Philippians 4:17 KJV

And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;

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Proverbs 26:20 KJV

Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.

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Psalms 127:4 KJV

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

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Philippians 4:11-13 KJV

As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.

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1 Corinthians 6:19-20 KJV

Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Romans 8:28 KJV

What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.

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Romans 8:26 KJV

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

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Proverbs 27:12 KJV

Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

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Proverbs 6:24 KJV

A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.

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James 3:11-12 KJV

To keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

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Philippians 4:6-7 KJV

Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter? Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh.

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Proverbs 27:23 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

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Proverbs 25:16 KJV

Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.

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Proverbs 15:4 KJV

Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.

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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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James 3:9-10 KJV

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

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James 3:7 KJV

Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God. Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

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Mark 8:36 KJV

For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind:

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