“You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.” – Matthew 7:5

“Do not judge, or you too will be judged.” – Matthew 7:1

“The hypocrite with his mouth destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous will be delivered.” – Proverbs 11:9

“He who conceals his hatred has lying lips, and whoever spreads slander is a fool.” – Proverbs 10:18

“Whoever guards his mouth and tongue keeps his soul from troubles.” – Proverbs 21:23

“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” – Proverbs 15:1

“A perverse person stirs up conflict, and a gossip separates close friends.” – Proverbs 16:28

“Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers and sisters, this should not be.” – James 3:10

“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.” – Ephesians 4:29

“But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips.” – Colossians 3:8

“Set a guard over my mouth, Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips.” – Psalm 141:3

“A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.” – Proverbs 11:13

“A fool’s mouth lashes out with pride, but the lips of the wise protect them.” – Proverbs 14:3

“The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to the inmost parts.” – Proverbs 18:8

“Those who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity.” – Proverbs 21:23

“Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.” – Proverbs 21:9

“Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets; therefore do not associate with a simple babbler.” – Proverbs 20:19

“A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit.” – Proverbs 15:4

“A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.” – Proverbs 29:5

“Whoever belittles his neighbor lacks sense, but a man of understanding remains silent.” – Proverbs 11:12

“Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.” – 1 Peter 3:9