A word fitly spoken [is like] apples of gold in pictures of silver.
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.
He that loveth pureness of heart, [for] the grace of his lips the king [shall be] his friend.
For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counsellors [there is] safety.
By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone.
Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.
A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise [man] keepeth it in till afterwards.
She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue [is] the law of kindness.
A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge [are] a precious jewel.
Better [is] the poor that walketh in his integrity, than [he that is] perverse in his lips, and is a fool.
The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.
Understanding [is] a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools [is] folly.
The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.
Pleasant words [are as] an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince.
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.
The words of a man's mouth [are as] deep waters, [and] the wellspring of wisdom [as] a flowing brook.
A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; [and] with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.
The words of wise [men are] heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.
The words of a wise man's mouth [are] gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.
And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, [and] set in order many proverbs.
Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
Let your speech [be] alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
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.
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.
Who [is] a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.
1 Peter 2:12
Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by [your] good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.
1 Peter 3:15
But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and [be] ready always to [give] an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:
1 Peter 3:16
Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.
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.
Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.
The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and [that which was] written [was] upright, [even] words of truth.
The words of the wise [are] as goads, and as nails fastened [by] the masters of assemblies, [which] are given from one shepherd.
Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it [is] an evil time.
The remnant of Israel shall not do iniquity, nor speak lies; neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth: for they shall feed and lie down, and none shall make [them] afraid.
These [are] the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates:
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.
For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.
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.
That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;
And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God.
The thoughts of the wicked [are] an abomination to the LORD: but [the words] of the pure [are] pleasant words.
[But] I would strengthen you with my mouth, and the moving of my lips should asswage [your grief].
My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments [are] righteousness.
Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.
I will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works.
And [men] shall speak of the might of thy terrible acts: and I will declare thy greatness.
They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness.
They shall speak of the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy power;
To make known to the sons of men his mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of his kingdom.
The mouth of a righteous [man is] a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a rod [is] for the back of him that is void of understanding.
Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.
Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.
My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.
He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.
[He that] backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.
The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.
Psalms 39:1 I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me.
Whoso offereth praise glorifieth me: and to him that ordereth [his] conversation [aright] will I shew the salvation of God.
I will meditate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings.
With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth.
In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips [is] wise.
The tongue of the just [is as] choice silver: the heart of the wicked [is] little worth.
The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.
Deceit [is] in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellors of peace [is] joy.
A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
A man shall eat good by the fruit of [his] mouth: but the soul of the transgressors [shall eat] violence.
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: [but] he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
In the mouth of the foolish [is] a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.
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.
A wholesome tongue [is] a tree of life: but perverseness therein [is] a breach in the spirit.
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish [doeth] not so.
The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue [is] but for a moment.
There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise [is] health.
The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.
The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked [speaketh] frowardness.
He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.
A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
Where no counsel [is], the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors [there is] safety.
The words of the wicked [are] to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of [his] mouth: and the recompence of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.
A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent [man] covereth shame.
[He that] speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.
A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word [spoken] in due season, how good [is it]!