Ecclesiastes 12:10The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and that which was written was upright, even words of truth.
Proverbs 2:12To deliver thee from the way of the evil man, from the man that speaketh froward things;
Proverbs 11:11By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted: but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
Proverbs 12:6The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
Proverbs 12:18There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.
Proverbs 15:2The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
Proverbs 15:28The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
Proverbs 18:6-8A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes. A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul. The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
Ecclesiastes 10:12The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.
Daniel 4:27Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.
Titus 2:8Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.