Ephesians 4:15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.
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.
Proverbs 31:26 She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.
Titus 3:2 slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone.
Proverbs 26:20 Without wood a fire goes out; without a gossip a quarrel dies down.
Psalm 141:3 Set a guard over my mouth, LORD; keep watch over the door of my lips.
Proverbs 15:4 The soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit
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.
James 1:19-20 Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.
Psalm 119:171-173 May my lips overflow with praise, for you teach me your decrees. May my tongue sing of your word, for all your commands are righteous.
Proverbs 12:18-19 The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.