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43 Bible Verses About the Power of Words

Here are 43 Bible verses about the power of words from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Matthew 22:29 KJV

Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.

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Proverbs 3:27 KJV

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.

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Proverbs 6:2 KJV

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.

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Matthew 12:37 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 2:13 KJV

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

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Mark 12:24 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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John 6:68 KJV

And Jesus answering said unto them, Do ye not therefore err, because ye know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?

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2 Corinthians 6:7 KJV

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

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Isaiah 59:21 KJV

By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,

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Genesis 1:1 KJV

As for me, this is my covenant with them, saith the LORD; My spirit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed’s seed, saith the LORD, from henceforth and for ever.

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1 Peter 4:11 KJV

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

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Matthew 10:19 KJV

If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

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Proverbs 24:5 KJV

But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak.

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James 3:6 KJV

A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.

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Proverbs 13:2 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 12:18 KJV

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.

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Proverbs 16:24 KJV

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

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2 Corinthians 2:17 KJV

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

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Matthew 10:20 KJV

For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

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1 Corinthians 4:20 KJV

For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.

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Jeremiah 1:9 KJV

For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

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Jeremiah 5:14 KJV

Then the LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the LORD said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth.

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Proverbs 18:4 KJV

Wherefore thus saith the LORD God of hosts, Because ye speak this word, behold, I will make my words in thy mouth fire, and this people wood, and it shall devour them.

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Acts 7:22 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 15:23 KJV

And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and in deeds.

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Proverbs 18:7 KJV

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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1 Thessalonians 1:5 KJV

A fool’s mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

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Ecclesiastes 6:11 KJV

For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance; as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.

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Proverbs 18:21 KJV

Seeing there be many things that increase vanity, what is man the better?

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Ecclesiastes 8:4 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 10:19 KJV

Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What doest thou?

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2 Samuel 23:2 KJV

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

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Psalms 33:6 KJV

The Spirit of the LORD spake by me, and his word was in my tongue.

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Isaiah 50:4 KJV

By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth.

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John 6:63 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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1 Corinthians 2:5 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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Psalms 12:4 KJV

That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

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1 Corinthians 2:4 KJV

Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?

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Psalms 19:3 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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Proverbs 30:5 KJV

There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard.

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Luke 21:15 KJV

Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.

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Deuteronomy 8:17 KJV

For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.

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John 8:47 KJV

And thou say in thine heart, My power and the might of mine hand hath gotten me this wealth.

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