Proverbs 18:21-21 21) Death and life are in the power of the tongue; Those who love it will eat its fruit.
Proverbs 15:23-23 23) Joy comes to a man with the reply of his mouth. How good is a word at the right time!
James 3:5-6 5) So the tongue is also a little member, and boasts great things. Behold, how much wood is kindled by how small a fire! 6) And the tongue is a fire. The world of iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature, and is set on fire by Gehenna.
Proverbs 17:27-28 27) He who spares his words has knowledge. He who is even tempered is a man of understanding. 28) Even a fool, when he keeps silent, is counted wise. When he shuts his lips, he is thought to be discerning.
Proverbs 18:2-2 2) A fool has no delight in understanding, But only in broadcasting his own opinion.
Colossians 4:5-6 5) Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time. 6) Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.