Proverbs 10:19In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.
Proverbs 14:29He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
Proverbs 16:32He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
Proverbs 17:27He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.
Ephesians 4:26Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:
Proverbs 13:3He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
Proverbs 14:17He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.
Proverbs 15:18A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
Proverbs 18:13He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.
Proverbs 19:11The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
Ecclesiastes 7:8-9Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit. Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.
Proverbs 15:2The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
Proverbs 17:14The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.
Proverbs 18:21Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
Proverbs 21:23Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.
Proverbs 25:28He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.
Ephesians 4:31Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
Colossians 3:8But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.
Colossians 3:15And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.
Nehemiah 8:2-3And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month. And he read therein before the street that was before the water gate from the morning until midday, before the men and the women, and those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive unto the book of the law.
Nehemiah 8:12-14And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them. And on the second day were gathered together the chief of the fathers of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, unto Ezra the scribe, even to understand the words of the law. And they found written in the law which the LORD had commanded by Moses, that the children of Israel should dwell in booths in the feast of the seventh month:
Nehemiah 8:18Also day by day, from the first day unto the last day, he read in the book of the law of God. And they kept the feast seven days; and on the eighth day was a solemn assembly, according unto the manner.
Nehemiah 9:3And they stood up in their place, and read in the book of the law of the LORD their God one fourth part of the day; and another fourth part they confessed, and worshipped the LORD their God.
Nehemiah 9:17And refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage: but thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsookest them not.
Proverbs 8:32-35Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye children: for blessed are they that keep my ways. Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not. Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors. For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD.
Proverbs 19:19A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again.
Ecclesiastes 5:1-3Keep 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.
Matthew 5:22But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
Mark 2:2And straightway many were gathered together, insomuch that there was no room to receive them, no, not so much as about the door: and he preached the word unto them.
Mark 12:37David therefore himself calleth him Lord; and whence is he then his son? And the common people heard him gladly.
Luke 19:48And could not find what they might do: for all the people were very attentive to hear him.
Acts 2:42And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
Acts 10:33Immediately therefore I sent to thee; and thou hast well done that thou art come. Now therefore are we all here present before God, to hear all things that are commanded thee of God.
Acts 13:42-44And when the Jews were gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles besought that these words might be preached to them the next sabbath. Now when the congregation was broken up, many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas: who, speaking to them, persuaded them to continue in the grace of God. And the next sabbath day came almost the whole city together to hear the word of God.
Acts 13:48And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.
Acts 17:11These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
1 Thessalonians 2:13For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.
James 1:26If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.
James 3:1-2My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation. 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.
1 John 2:21I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth.
Luke 15:1Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him.