When to Keep Your Mouth Shut According to the Bible

In the heat of anger ~ Proverbs 14:17

When you don’t have all the facts ~ Proverbs 18:13.

When you haven’t verified the story ~ Deuteronomy 17:6.

If your words will offend a weaker brother ~ 1 Corinthians 8:11.

When you are tempted to joke about sin ~ Proverbs 14:9.

When you would be ashamed of your words later ~ Proverbs 8:8

When you’re tempted to make light of holy things ~ Ecclesiastes 5:2

If your words would convey a wrong impression ~ Proverbs 17:27

If the issue is none of your business ~ Proverbs 14:10

When you are tempted to tell an outright lie ~ Proverbs 4:24

If your words will damage someone’s reputation ~ Proverbs 16:27

If your words will destroy a friendship ~ Proverbs 25:28

When you are feeling critical ~ James 3:9

When it is time to listen ~ Proverbs 13:1

If you may have to eat your words later ~ Proverbs 18:21

If you have already said it more than one time ~ Proverbs 19:13

When you are tempted to flatter a wicked person ~ Proverbs 24:24

When you are supposed to be working instead ~ Proverbs 14:23

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