BIBLE QUOTES ABOUT SPEAK SOFTLY

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

“Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life; he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.” – Proverbs 13:3

“Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.” – Colossians 4:6

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

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

“The words of the wise bring healing.” – Proverbs 12:18

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

“The tongue of the wise brings healing.” – Proverbs 12:18

“A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.” – Proverbs 29:11

“The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the Lord, but gracious words are pure.” – Proverbs 15:26

“To speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show perfect courtesy toward all people.” – Titus 3:2

“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

“Words from a wise man’s mouth are gracious, but a fool is consumed by his own lips.” – Ecclesiastes 10:12

“The vexation of a fool is known at once, but the prudent ignores an insult.” – Proverbs 12:16

“A soft tongue can break bones.” – Proverbs 25:15

“Put away from you crooked speech, and put devious talk far from you.” – Proverbs 4:24

“But let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No.’ For whatever is more than these is from the evil one.” – Matthew 5:37

“A dishonest man spreads strife, and a whisperer separates close friends.” – Proverbs 16:28

“Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps himself out of trouble.” – Proverbs 21:23

“With patience a ruler may be persuaded, and a soft tongue will break a bone.” – Proverbs 25:15

“Whoever restrains his words has knowledge, and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.” – Proverbs 17:27

“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver.” – Proverbs 25:11

“Be not rash with your mouth, nor let your heart be hasty to utter a word before God, for God is in heaven and you are on earth. Therefore let your words be few.” – Ecclesiastes 5:2

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.” – Psalm 19:14

“There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.” – Proverbs 12:18

“For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.” – Matthew 12:34