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Proverbs 16:24   Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

Proverbs 15:23   Joy comes to a man with the reply of his mouth. How good is a word at the right time!

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

Proverbs 13:3   He who guards his mouth guards his soul. One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Proverbs 12:18   There is one who speaks rashly like the piercing of a sword, but the tongue of the wise heals.

Proverbs 17:27-28   He who spares his words has knowledge. . . . Even a fool, when he keeps silent, is counted wise. When he shuts his lips, he is thought to be discerning.

Proverbs 18:13   He who gives answer before he hears, that is folly and shame to him.

Proverbs 29:20   Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Proverbs 10:19   In the multitude of words there is no lack of disobedience, but he who restrains his lips does wisely.

James 1:19   So, then, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger

Proverbs 27:15   A continual dropping on a rainy day and a contentious wife are alike

Proverbs 21:9   It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than to share a house with a contentious woman.

Proverbs 20:19   He who goes about as a tale-bearer reveals secrets; therefore donít keep company with him who opens wide his lips.

Ephesians 4:29   Let no corrupt speech proceed out of your mouth, but only what is good for building others up as the need may be, that it may give grace to those who hear.

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