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Scriptures on "Swearing"

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See Also:

Communication
Gossip
Lying
Slander

You shall not misuse the name of the LORD your God, for the LORD will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name.  (Exodus 20:7)

But now you must rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips. (Colossians 3:8)

Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse. (Proverbs 19:1)

Do not let your mouth lead you into sin. (Ecclesiastes 5:6)

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. (Ephesians 4:29)

Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving. (Ephesians 5:4)

If anyone considers himself religious and yet does not keep a tight rein on his tongue, he deceives himself and his religion is worthless. (James 1:26)

Put away perversity from your mouth; keep corrupt talk far from your lips. (Proverbs 4:24)

The lips of the righteous know what is fitting, but the mouth of the wicked only what is perverse. (Proverbs 10:32)

Like a fluttering sparrow or a darting swallow, an undeserved curse does not come to rest. (Proverbs 26:2)

**Copyright, 2002, Brian Campbell (Permission is granted to copy for personal use only.)

 

 

 

 

 


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Pearls Book
and

Godly Counsel Book