Proverbs 10:11; Proverbs 15:4; Proverbs 15:23; Proverbs 16:23–24; Proverbs 18:4; Proverbs 18:21; Proverbs 26:23

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Proverbs 10:11

11  uThe mouth of the righteous is va fountain of life,

but the mouth of the wicked nconceals violence.

Proverbs 15:4

hA gentle1 tongue is ia tree of life,

but jperverseness in it breaks the spirit.

Proverbs 15:23

23  To make an apt answer is a joy to a man,

and oa word in season, how good it is!

Proverbs 16:23–24

23  tThe heart of the wise makes his speech judicious

and adds persuasiveness to his lips.

24  uGracious words are like va honeycomb,

sweetness to the soul and whealth to the body.

Proverbs 18:4

The words of a man’s mouth are adeep waters;

the fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook.

Proverbs 18:21

21  tDeath and life are in the power of the tongue,

and those who love it will eat its fruits.

Proverbs 26:23

23  tLike the uglaze1 covering an earthen vessel

are fervent lips with an evil heart.