25 Bible Verses About Profane Speech (ESV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Profane Speech (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Profane Speech
8 But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth.
7 “You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.
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.
3 But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. 4 Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving. 5 For you may be sure of this, that everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous (that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.
1 Timothy 6:20
20 O Timothy, guard the deposit entrusted to you. Avoid the irreverent babble and contradictions of what is falsely called “knowledge,”
34 You brood of vipers! How can you speak good, when you are evil? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
12 But above all, my brothers, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath, but let your “yes” be yes and your “no” be no, so that you may not fall under condemnation.
18 There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts,
but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
12 You shall not swear by my name falsely, and so profane the name of your God: I am the LORD.
20 I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
34 You brood of vipers! How can you speak good, when you are evil? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. 35 The good person out of his good treasure brings forth good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure brings forth evil. 36 I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak, 37 for by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.”
26 She opens her mouth with wisdom,
and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.
23 Keep your heart with all vigilance,
for from it flow the springs of life.
10 The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. 11 Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.
1 Thessalonians 5:22
22 Abstain from every form of evil.
4 Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving.
16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin.
13 And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account.
2 Corinthians 5:21
21 For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
17 So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.
23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
5 Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.
19 Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality,