Bible Verses For Communication

Here are 30 Bible verses about communication:

  1. Proverbs 18:21:

    “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.”

  2. Proverbs 15:1:

    “A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”

  3. Ephesians 4:29:

    “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.”

  4. Proverbs 15:4:

    “The soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit.”

  5. Colossians 4:6:

    “Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.”

  6. Proverbs 16:24:

    “Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.”

  7. James 1:19:

    “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry,”

  8. Proverbs 25:11:

    “A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.”

  9. Matthew 5:37:

    “But let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No.’ For whatever is more than these is from the evil one.”

  10. Proverbs 17:27:

    “The one who has knowledge uses words with restraint, and whoever has understanding is even-tempered.”

  11. 1 Peter 3:10:

    “For, ‘Whoever would love life and see good days must keep their tongue from evil and their lips from deceitful speech.'”

  12. Proverbs 10:19:

    “Sin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues.”

  13. Psalm 141:3:

    “Set a guard over my mouth, Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips.”

  14. Proverbs 12:18:

    “The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.”

  15. Ephesians 4:15:

    “Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.”

  16. Proverbs 21:23:

    “Those who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity.”

  17. Proverbs 29:20:

    “Do you see someone who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for them.”

  18. Matthew 12:36-37:

    “But I tell you that everyone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken. For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned.”

  19. James 3:5:

    “Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark.”

  20. Proverbs 18:13:

    “To answer before listening— that is folly and shame.”

  21. Proverbs 15:23:

    “A person finds joy in giving an apt reply— and how good is a timely word!”

  22. James 3:8:

    “But no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.”

  23. Proverbs 26:20:

    “Without wood a fire goes out; without a gossip a quarrel dies down.”

  24. Colossians 3:8:

    “But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips.”

  25. Proverbs 18:2:

    “Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions.”

  26. Proverbs 13:3:

    “Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.”

  27. Ephesians 5:4:

    “Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving.”

  28. Proverbs 20:19:

    “A gossip betrays a confidence; so avoid anyone who talks too much.”

  29. Proverbs 31:26:

    “She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.”

  30. James 3:17:

    “But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.”

These verses highlight the importance of wise and thoughtful communication, emphasizing the power of our words to bring life, healing, and reconciliation, or to cause harm and destruction.