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Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.
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.A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth evil. For out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.
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.Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to the hearers.
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.He who guards his mouth preserves his life, But he who opens wide his lips shall have destruction.
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.A wholesome tongue is a tree of life, But perverseness in it breaks the spirit.
Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.Not returning evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary blessing, knowing that you were called to this, that you may inherit a blessing.
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.Even a fool is counted wise when he holds his peace; When he shuts his lips, he is considered perceptive.
But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.But I say to you that for every idle word men may speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment.
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.
Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction.Open your mouth for the speechless, In the cause of all who are appointed to die.
In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.In the multitude of words sin is not lacking, But he who restrains his lips is wise.
A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!A man has joy by the answer of his mouth, And a word spoken in due season, how good it is!
My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth.
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger.
A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.A talebearer reveals secrets, But he who is of a faithful spirit conceals a matter.
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.For we all stumble in many things. If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle the whole body.
Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.Moreover if your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone. If he hears you, you have gained your brother.
The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious, But the lips of a fool shall swallow him up.
Let my mouth be filled with thy praise and with thy honour all the day.Let my mouth be filled with Your praise And with Your glory all the day.
Therefore whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.Therefore whatever you have spoken in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have spoken in the ear in inner rooms will be proclaimed on the housetops.
But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.And when you pray, do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do. For they think that they will be heard for their many words.
Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.Without counsel, plans go awry, But in the multitude of counselors they are established.
That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.That if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.
O give thanks unto the Lord; call upon his name: make known his deeds among the people.Oh, give thanks to the Lord! Call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples!

Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.Out of the same mouth proceed blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be so.
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