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In this article, we will explore 60 Bible verses that shed light on the impact our words can have. Whether to uplift and encourage, heal and soothe, or to impart wisdom and guidance, the words we choose can shape destinies and leave a lasting impact.

Join us as we uncover the profound lessons and revelations within these verses and learn how to harness the power of our speech for good. Let’s embark on this journey of understanding and transformation together.

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Bible Verses About the Power of Words

1. Proverbs 18:21

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.”

2. Proverbs 16:24

“Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.”

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3. Ephesians 4:29

“Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.”

4. Proverbs 15:4

“A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit.”

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5. James 3:5

“So also the tongue is a small member, yet it boasts of great things. How great a forest is set ablaze by such a small fire!”

6. Proverbs 12:18

“There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.”

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7. Matthew 12:36

“I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak.”

8. Colossians 4:6

“Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.”

9. Proverbs 25:11

“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver.”

10. Psalm 141:3

“Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips.”

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11. Proverbs 16:24

“Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.”

12. Proverbs 12:25

“Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.”

13. Proverbs 25:11

“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver.”

14. Ephesians 4:29

“Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.”

15. Proverbs 15:4

“A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit.”

16. Proverbs 18:21

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.”

17. Matthew 12:37

“For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.”

18. Proverbs 15:1

“A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”

19. James 3:8

“But no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.”

20. Psalm 19:14

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.”

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21. Proverbs 16:24

“Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.”

22. Proverbs 12:18

“The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.”

23. Proverbs 15:23

“A person finds joy in giving an apt reply — and how good is a timely word!”

24. 1 Thessalonians 5:11

“Therefore, encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”

25. Colossians 3:16

“Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.”

26. Hebrews 3:13

“But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called ‘Today,’ so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.”

27. Ephesians 4:32

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.”

28. Proverbs 16:21

“The wise in heart are called discerning, and gracious words promote instruction.”

29. Proverbs 25:11

“A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.”

30. Proverbs 15:4

“The soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit.”

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31. Proverbs 15:28

“The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil.”

32. Proverbs 17:27-28

“The one who has knowledge uses words with restraint, and whoever has understanding is even-tempered. Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.”

33. James 1:19

“Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry.”

34. Proverbs 18:13

“To answer before listening — that is folly and shame.”

35. Proverbs 21:23

“Those who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity.”

36. Ecclesiastes 5:2

“Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few.”

37. Proverbs 29:20

“Do you see someone who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for them.”

38. Proverbs 25:15

“Through patience, a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone.”

39. James 3:6

“The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts the whole body, sets the whole course of one’s life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell.”

40. Proverbs 14:29

“Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.”

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41. Proverbs 18:21

“The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.”

42. Proverbs 15:4

“A soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit.”

43. Ephesians 4:29

“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.”

44. Proverbs 16:24

“Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.”

45. Proverbs 12:25

“Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.”

46. Proverbs 25:11

“A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.”

47. 1 Thessalonians 5:11

“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”

48. Isaiah 50:4

“The Sovereign LORD has given me a well-instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to listen like one being instructed.”

49. Colossians 4:6

“Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.”

50. Psalm 19:14

“May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer.”

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51. James 3:8

“But no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.”

52. Proverbs 13:3

“Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.”

53. Proverbs 17:28

“Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.”

54. James 1:26

“Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless.”

55. Proverbs 15:1

“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”

56. Proverbs 21:23

“Those who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity.”

57. Proverbs 29:20

“Do you see someone who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for them.”

58. Ephesians 4:29

“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.”

59. Proverbs 10:19

“Sin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues.”

60. Matthew 12:36

“But I tell you that everyone will give an account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken.”

Conclusion

As we come to the end of this article, we are reminded of the tremendous power words possess.

The Bible teaches us that our words have the ability to build up or tear down, to heal or harm, to encourage or discourage. It is essential that we guard our tongues and choose our words wisely.

May we learn from the Scriptures and strive to use our words to uplift and inspire others. Let us encourage one another, speak life into situations, and bring healing to broken hearts. As we do so, we reflect the love and grace of our Creator.

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