Speech That Is Bad

Or “Speech That Is Unacceptable.”

This is a subsidiary post of The Word of Men.
It is also a subsidiary post of Evil.

Contrast this post with Speech That Is Good.

There are kinds of talking we should avoid altogether.

Matthew 12:36  –  careless words

Luke 6:22  –  insult

Romans 16:18  –  smooth and flattering speech

Ephesians 4:25  –  falsehood

Ephesians 4:29  –  unwholesome words

Ephesians 5:4  –  silly talk and coarse jesting

Ephesians 5:11, 12  –  disgraceful words

Colossians 3:8  –  abusive speech
Colossians 3:9  –  lies

1 Thessalonians 2:5  –  flattering speech

1 Timothy 4:7  –  worldly fables fit only for old women
1 Timothy 4:7 ESV  –  irreverent, silly myths

1 Timothy 6:20 –  worldly and empty chatter, the opposing arguments of what is falsely called “knowledge”

2 Timothy 2:16  –  worldly and empty chatter

Hebrews 11:35-38  –  mockings

James 4:11  –  speak against, judge

1 Peter 2:23  –  reviling

1 Peter 3:12 (quoting Psalm 34:13 below)  –  evil and guile

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Psalm 34:13 (quoted in 1 Peter 3:12 above)  –  evil and deceit

Psalm 50:20  –  slander