Read full chapter. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. “Death and life are in the power of the tongue” (Proverbs 18:21). 21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits. Lovest - That love much talking. People die because of something said. We all know that the bible says that life and death is in the power of the tongue but do we believe it? In literate societies, tongues include hands that write, type, paint, or sign. ‘The power of life and death is in the tongue,’ Senate chaplain says in a powerful prayer calling for unity. We read in Proverbs 18:21a that "Death and life are in the power of the tongue." Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof. Geneva Study Bible. “Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.” - Webster's BibleDeath and life are in the power of the tongue; those who love it will eat its fruit.- World English BibleDeath and life [are] in the power of the tongue, And those loving it eat its fruit.- Youngs Literal Bible Death and life are in the power of the tongue; and they that indulge it shall eat the fruit thereof.- Jewish Publication Society Bible. “Death and life are in the power of the tongue” (Proverbs 18:21). Proverbs 18:21 puts it this way: “The tongue has the power of life and death.” The stakes are high. 18The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty. If a person has good tongue he will be having good relations with others in his life, but other side it can destroy the healthy person health by poor mouth. Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit. English Standard Version (ESV). 1 Peter 3:10 - For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: Proverbs 15:1 - A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. An unchecked fire doubles in size … They can bring joy or cause misery. and those who love it will eat its fruits. A formidable power dwells within each of us. KJV Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof. Proverbs 17. Even after three years being with the Master, Peter still wanted to cut a man in half with a sword, and probably would have, except the man quickly ducked. King James Version (KJV). 4:23; 12:13] Proverbs 18:21 in all English translations. They can bring joy or cause misery. 18:21 Death and life - Are brought upon men by, the good or bad use of their tongues. Psalm 141:3 Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips! 24A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. NKJV Like fire, our speech has the potential for causing great harm. Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those loving it eat its fruit. Lovest - That love much talking. Let me be more specific. 20A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled. The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” Whether you know it or not, there is the power of life and there is the power of death within you. For life and death are in the power of the tongue. This sermon will encourage you to … Indeed its true life and death are in the power of the tongue. Your words are powerful so don’t underestimate it or misuse it. 23The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly. In addition to never, ever, considering bearing … – Proverbs 18:21. Sign up for these short lessons that answer basic questions about the Bible, Proverbs 18:21 in all English translations. Choose positive and heart-touching words over negative and degrading words. With your tongue you have the ability to create a good or bad atmosphere, depending on the words your choose. Everything you have said this week has either been life-giving or death-dealing, and there is nothing in between. Tongues can be weapons of mass destruction, launching holocausts and wars. Proverbs 12:18; Proverbs 26:28).The vast importance of our words may be learned from James 3; and our blessed Lord says expressly … “Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” (Proverbs 18:21) “There is one who speaks like the piercings of a sword, but the tongue of the wise promotes health. Cross references. Bible Commentary for Proverbs 18:21. Proverbs 18:21 puts it this way: “The tongue has the power of life and death.” The stakes are high. Remember, "Life and death are in the power of your tongue" (Prov. 21Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof. Life and Death – the Power of the Tongue. Shun Profane and Vain Babblings. With your tongue you have the ability to create a good or bad atmosphere, depending on the words your choose. Which best represents the problem with the comment? Our tongues can build others up, or they can tear them down. The tongue can bring death or life; those who love to talk will reap the consequences. ESV Large Print Thinline Reference Bible--soft leather-look, purple with ornament design, ESV Reader's Bible, Six-Volume Set (Dark Brown Cloth over Board), ESV Illuminated Bible, Art Journaling Edition, Black Topgrain Leather. Life And Death Are In The Power Of The Tongue ~ #2 What Comes Out Of Your Mouth Is Who You Are. An unchecked fire doubles in size every minute. Your words do not create reality. It is capable of starting and ending wars. And if you sound cocky then more than likely you are a cocky person. Our tongues can build others up, or they can tear them down. Words can carry both life and death. Everything you have said this week has either been life-giving or death-dealing, and there is nothing in between. The tongue is a “small part of the body” (James 3:5), yet Proverbs 18:21 says it “has the power of life and death.” This holds true whether we’re speaking of spiritual, physical, or emotional “life and death.” First, we should keep in mind that the word tongue is often a reference to the spoken word. The Bible says that "Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits" (Proverbs 18:21). Remember, "Life and death are in the power of your tongue" (Prov. 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