He who answers before listening– that is his folly and his shame. (NIV) Proverbs 18:13
Do you see a man who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for him. (NIV) Proverbs 29:20
A fool’s lips bring him strife. . .A fool’s mouth is his undoing, and his lips are a snare to his soul. (NIV) Proverbs 18:6-7
Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, and not your own lips. (NIV) Proverbs 27:2
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life. . . The tongue of the righteous is choice silver. . . The lips of the righteous nourish many. . .The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom. . .The lips of the righteous know what is fitting. . . (NIV) Proverbs 10:11, 20-21, 31-32
A wise man’s heart guides his mouth, and his lips promote instruction. (NIV) Proverbs 16:23
What do your words reveal about you?