10 Bible Verses about Kind Words

Proverbs 16:24 ESV / 81 helpful votes

Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.

Proverbs 15:1 ESV / 58 helpful votes

A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 44 helpful votes

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.

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.

Proverbs 25:11 ESV / 28 helpful votes

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver.

Job 4:4 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Your words have upheld him who was stumbling, and you have made firm the feeble knees.

Proverbs 15:23 ESV / 19 helpful votes

To make an apt answer is a joy to a man, and a word in season, how good it is!

Colossians 4:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.

Romans 8:1-39 ESV / 4 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit.

John 3:16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

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