Ecclesiastes 10:12 Cross References


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Ecclesiastes 10:12

The words of a wise man's mouth win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him.

Luke 4:22

And all spoke well of him and marveled at the gracious words that were coming from his mouth. And they said, “Is not this Joseph's son?”

Proverbs 22:11

He who loves purity of heart, and whose speech is gracious, will have the king as his friend.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out folly.

Colossians 4:6

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

Ephesians 4:29

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.

Proverbs 22:17-18

Incline your ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply your heart to my knowledge, for it will be pleasant if you keep them within you, if all of them are ready on your lips.

Proverbs 10:31-32

The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off. The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked, what is perverse.

Proverbs 10:20-21

The tongue of the righteous is choice silver; the heart of the wicked is of little worth. The lips of the righteous feed many, but fools die for lack of sense.

Proverbs 10:13-14

On the lips of him who has understanding, wisdom is found, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks sense. The wise lay up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool brings ruin near.

Luke 19:22

He said to him, ‘I will condemn you with your own words, you wicked servant! You knew that I was a severe man, taking what I did not deposit and reaping what I did not sow?

Matthew 12:35

The good person out of his good treasure brings forth good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure brings forth evil.

Proverbs 31:26

She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.

Proverbs 26:9

Like a thorn that goes up into the hand of a drunkard is a proverb in the mouth of fools.

Proverbs 25:11-12

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver. Like a gold ring or an ornament of gold is a wise reprover to a listening ear.

Proverbs 19:5

A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes out lies will not escape.

Proverbs 18:6-8

A fool's lips walk into a fight, and his mouth invites a beating. A fool's mouth is his ruin, and his lips are a snare to his soul. The words of a whisperer are like delicious morsels; they go down into the inner parts of the body.

Proverbs 16:21-24

The wise of heart is called discerning, and sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness. Good sense is a fountain of life to him who has it, but the instruction of fools is folly. The heart of the wise makes his speech judicious and adds persuasiveness to his lips. Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.

Proverbs 15:23

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

Proverbs 12:18

There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

Proverbs 12:13-14

An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, but the righteous escapes from trouble. From the fruit of his mouth a man is satisfied with good, and the work of a man's hand comes back to him.

Proverbs 10:10

Whoever winks the eye causes trouble, but a babbling fool will come to ruin.

Proverbs 10:8

The wise of heart will receive commandments, but a babbling fool will come to ruin.

Psalm 140:9

As for the head of those who surround me, let the mischief of their lips overwhelm them!

Psalm 71:15-18

My mouth will tell of your righteous acts, of your deeds of salvation all the day, for their number is past my knowledge. With the mighty deeds of the Lord God I will come; I will remind them of your righteousness, yours alone. O God, from my youth you have taught me, and I still proclaim your wondrous deeds. So even to old age and gray hairs, O God, do not forsake me, until I proclaim your might to another generation, your power to all those to come.

Psalm 64:8

They are brought to ruin, with their own tongues turned against them; all who see them will wag their heads.

Psalm 40:9-10

I have told the glad news of deliverance in the great congregation; behold, I have not restrained my lips, as you know, O Lord. I have not hidden your deliverance within my heart; I have spoken of your faithfulness and your salvation; I have not concealed your steadfast love and your faithfulness from the great congregation.

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks justice.

Job 16:5

I could strengthen you with my mouth, and the solace of my lips would assuage your pain.

Job 4:3-4

Behold, you have instructed many, and you have strengthened the weak hands. Your words have upheld him who was stumbling, and you have made firm the feeble knees.

1 Kings 20:40-42

And as your servant was busy here and there, he was gone.” The king of Israel said to him, “So shall your judgment be; you yourself have decided it.” Then he hurried to take the bandage away from his eyes, and the king of Israel recognized him as one of the prophets. And he said to him, “Thus says the Lord, ‘Because you have let go out of your hand the man whom I had devoted to destruction, therefore your life shall be for his life, and your people for his people.’”

2 Samuel 1:16

And David said to him, “Your blood be on your head, for your own mouth has testified against you, saying, ‘I have killed the Lord's anointed.’”