Eph. 4:29. "Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient; but rather giving of thanks." Eph. 5:4.
What did the Saviour say about idle words? "But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day ofjudgment." Matt. 12:36.
From what does he who keeps his mouth and tongue, keep his soul? "Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue, keepeth his soul from troubles." Prov. 21:23.
How is he who holds his peace, under certain circumstances, regarded by people of good sense? "Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise; and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding." Prov. 17:28.
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