Gen 10:5

(NIV)
(From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)

(ESV)
From these the coastland peoples spread in their lands, each with his own language, by their clans, in their nations.

Gen 10:20

(NIV)
These are the sons of Ham by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.

(ESV)
These are the sons of Ham, by their clans, their languages, their lands, and their nations.

Gen 10:31

(NIV)
These are the sons of Shem by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.

(ESV)
These are the sons of Shem, by their clans, their languages, their lands, and their nations.

Exod 4:10

(NIV)
Moses said to the  Lord, ‘Pardon your servant, Lord. I have never been eloquent, neither in the past nor since you have spoken to your servant. I am slow of speech and tongue.’

(ESV)
But Moses said to the  Lord, “Oh, my Lord, I am not eloquent, either in the past or since you have spoken to your servant, but I am slow of speech and of tongue.”

Exod 11:7

(NIV)
But among the Israelites not a dog will bark at any person or animal.” Then you will know that the  Lord makes a distinction between Egypt and Israel.
(ESV)
But not a dog shall growl against any of the people of Israel, either man or beast, that you may know that the  Lord makes a distinction between Egypt and Israel.’

Deut 28:49

(NIV)
The  Lord will bring a nation against you from far away, from the ends of the earth, like an eagle swooping down, a nation whose language you will not understand,
(ESV)
The  Lord will bring a nation against you from far away, from the end of the earth swooping down like the eagle, a nation whose language you do not understand,

Josh 7:21

(NIV)
when I saw in the plunder a beautiful robe from Babylonia, two hundred shekels of silver and a bar of gold weighing fifty shekels, I coveted them and took them. They are hidden in the ground inside my tent, with the silver underneath.’

(ESV)
when I saw among the spoil a beautiful cloak from Shinar, and 200 shekels of silver, and a bar of gold weighing 50 shekels, then I coveted them and took them. And see, they are hidden in the earth inside my tent, with the silver underneath.”

Josh 7:24

(NIV)
Then Joshua, together with all Israel, took Achan son of Zerah, the silver, the robe, the gold bar, his sons and daughters, his cattle, donkeys and sheep, his tent and all that he had, to the Valley of Achor.
(ESV)
And Joshua and all Israel with him took Achan the son of Zerah, and the silver and the cloak and the bar of gold, and his sons and daughters and his oxen and donkeys and sheep and his tent and all that he had. And they brought them up to the Valley of Achor.

Josh 10:21

(NIV)
The whole army then returned safely to Joshua in the camp at Makkedah, and no one uttered a word against the Israelites.

(ESV)
then all the people returned safe to Joshua in the camp at Makkedah. Not a man moved his tongue against any of the people of Israel.

Josh 15:2

(NIV)
Their southern boundary started from the bay at the southern end of the Dead Sea,
(ESV)
And their south boundary ran from the end of the Salt Sea, from the bay that faces southward.

Josh 15:5

(NIV)
The eastern boundary is the Dead Sea as far as the mouth of the Jordan.

The northern boundary started from the bay of the sea at the mouth of the Jordan,
(ESV)
And the east boundary is the Salt Sea, to the mouth of the Jordan. And the boundary on the north side runs from the bay of the sea at the mouth of the Jordan.

Josh 18:19

(NIV)
It then went to the northern slope of Beth Hoglah and came out at the northern bay of the Dead Sea, at the mouth of the Jordan in the south. This was the southern boundary.

(ESV)
Then the boundary passes on to the north of the shoulder of Beth-hoglah. And the boundary ends at the northern bay of the Salt Sea, at the south end of the Jordan: this is the southern border.

Judg 7:5

(NIV)
So Gideon took the men down to the water. There the  Lord told him, ‘Separate those who lap the water with their tongues as a dog laps from those who kneel down to drink.’
(ESV)
So he brought the people down to the water. And the  Lord said to Gideon, “Every one who laps the water with his tongue, as a dog laps, you shall set by himself. Likewise, every one who kneels down to drink.”

2Sam 23:2

(NIV)
‘The Spirit of the  Lord spoke through me;
his word was on my tongue.
(ESV)
“The Spirit of the  Lord speaks by me;
his word is on my tongue.

2Kgs 18:26

(NIV)
Then Eliakim son of Hilkiah, and Shebna and Joah said to the field commander, ‘Please speak to your servants in Aramaic, since we understand it. Don’t speak to us in Hebrew in the hearing of the people on the wall.’

(ESV)
Then Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, and Shebnah, and Joah, said to the Rabshakeh, “Please speak to your servants in Aramaic, for we understand it. Do not speak to us in the language of Judah within the hearing of the people who are on the wall.”

2Kgs 18:28

(NIV)
Then the commander stood and called out in Hebrew, ‘Hear the word of the great king, the king of Assyria!
(ESV)
Then the Rabshakeh stood and called out in a loud voice in the language of Judah: “Hear the word of the great king, the king of Assyria!

2Chr 32:18

(NIV)
Then they called out in Hebrew to the people of Jerusalem who were on the wall, to terrify them and make them afraid in order to capture the city.
(ESV)
And they shouted it with a loud voice in the language of Judah to the people of Jerusalem who were on the wall, to frighten and terrify them, in order that they might take the city.

Neh 13:24

(NIV)
Half of their children spoke the language of Ashdod or the language of one of the other peoples, and did not know how to speak the language of Judah.
(ESV)
And half of their children spoke the language of Ashdod, and they could not speak the language of Judah, but only the language of each people.

Esth 1:22

(NIV)
He sent dispatches to all parts of the kingdom, to each province in its own script and to each people in their own language, proclaiming that every man should be ruler over his own household, using his native tongue.

(ESV)
He sent letters to all the royal provinces, to every province in its own script and to every people in its own language, that every man be master in his own household and speak according to the language of his people.

Esth 3:12

(NIV)
Then on the thirteenth day of the first month the royal secretaries were summoned. They wrote out in the script of each province and in the language of each people all Haman’s orders to the king’s satraps, the governors of the various provinces and the nobles of the various peoples. These were written in the name of King Xerxes himself and sealed with his own ring.
(ESV)
Then the king’s scribes were summoned on the thirteenth day of the first month, and an edict, according to all that Haman commanded, was written to the king’s satraps and to the governors over all the provinces and to the officials of all the peoples to every province in its own script and every people in its own language. It was written in the name of King Ahasuerus and sealed with the king’s signet ring.

Esth 8:9

(NIV)
At once the royal secretaries were summoned – on the twenty-third day of the third month, the month of Sivan. They wrote out all Mordecai’s orders to the Jews, and to the satraps, governors and nobles of the 127 provinces stretching from India to Cush. These orders were written in the script of each province and the language of each people and also to the Jews in their own script and language.
(ESV)
The king’s scribes were summoned at that time, in the third month, which is the month of Sivan, on the twenty-third day. And an edict was written, according to all that Mordecai commanded concerning the Jews, to the satraps and the governors and the officials of the provinces from India to Ethiopia 127 provinces to each province in its own script and to each people in its own language, and also to the Jews in their script and their language.

Job 5:21

(NIV)
You will be protected from the lash of the tongue,
and need not fear when destruction comes.
(ESV)
You shall be hidden from the lash of the tongue,
and shall not fear destruction when it comes.

Job 6:30

(NIV)
Is there any wickedness on my lips?
Can my mouth not discern malice?
(ESV)
Is there any injustice on my tongue?
Cannot my palate discern the cause of calamity?

Job 15:5

(NIV)
Your sin prompts your mouth;
you adopt the tongue of the crafty.
(ESV)
For your iniquity teaches your mouth,
and you choose the tongue of the crafty.

Job 20:12

(NIV)
‘Though evil is sweet in his mouth
and he hides it under his tongue,
(ESV)
Though evil is sweet in his mouth,
though he hides it under his tongue,

Job 20:16

(NIV)
He will suck the poison of serpents;
the fangs of an adder will kill him.
(ESV)
He will suck the poison of cobras;
the tongue of a viper will kill him.

Job 27:4

(NIV)
my lips will not say anything wicked,
and my tongue will not utter lies.
(ESV)
my lips will not speak falsehood,
and my tongue will not utter deceit.

Job 29:10

(NIV)
the voices of the nobles were hushed,
and their tongues stuck to the roof of their mouths.
(ESV)
the voice of the nobles was hushed,
and their tongue stuck to the roof of their mouth.

Job 33:2

(NIV)
I am about to open my mouth;
my words are on the tip of my tongue.
(ESV)
Behold, I open my mouth;
the tongue in my mouth speaks.

Job 41:1

(NIV)
‘Can you pull in Leviathan with a fishhook
or tie down its tongue with a rope?
(ESV)
“Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook
or press down his tongue with a cord?

Ps 5:9

(NIV)
Not a word from their mouth can be trusted;
their heart is filled with malice.
Their throat is an open grave;
with their tongues they tell lies.
(ESV)
For there is no truth in their mouth;
their inmost self is destruction;
their throat is an open grave;
they flatter with their tongue.

Ps 10:7

(NIV)
His mouth is full of lies and threats;
trouble and evil are under his tongue.
(ESV)
His mouth is filled with cursing and deceit and oppression;
under his tongue are mischief and iniquity.

Ps 12:3

(NIV)
May the  Lord silence all flattering lips
and every boastful tongue –
(ESV)
May the  Lord cut off all flattering lips,
the tongue that makes great boasts,

Ps 12:4

(NIV)
those who say,
‘By our tongues we will prevail;
our own lips will defend us – who is lord over us?’
(ESV)
those who say, “With our tongue we will prevail,
our lips are with us; who is master over us?”

Ps 15:3

(NIV)
whose tongue utters no slander,
who does no wrong to a neighbour,
and casts no slur on others;
(ESV)
who does not slander with his tongue
and does no evil to his neighbor,
nor takes up a reproach against his friend;

Ps 22:15

(NIV)
My mouth is dried up like a potsherd,
and my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth;
you lay me in the dust of death.
(ESV)
my strength is dried up like a potsherd,
and my tongue sticks to my jaws;
you lay me in the dust of death.

Ps 31:20

(NIV)
In the shelter of your presence you hide them
from all human intrigues;
you keep them safe in your dwelling
from accusing tongues.
(ESV)
In the cover of your presence you hide them
from the plots of men;
you store them in your shelter
from the strife of tongues.

Ps 34:13

(NIV)
keep your tongue from evil
and your lips from telling lies.
(ESV)
Keep your tongue from evil
and your lips from speaking deceit.

Ps 35:28

(NIV)
My tongue will proclaim your righteousness,
your praises all day long.
(ESV)
Then my tongue shall tell of your righteousness
and of your praise all the day long.

Ps 37:30

(NIV)
The mouths of the righteous utter wisdom,
and their tongues speak what is just.
(ESV)
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom,
and his tongue speaks justice.

(NIV)

For the director of music. For Jeduthun. A psalm of David.

(ESV)

To the choirmaster: to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.

Ps 39:1

(NIV)
I said, ‘I will watch my ways
and keep my tongue from sin;
I will put a muzzle on my mouth
while in the presence of the wicked.’
(ESV)
I said, “I will guard my ways,
that I may not sin with my tongue;
I will guard my mouth with a muzzle,
so long as the wicked are in my presence.”

Ps 39:3

(NIV)
my heart grew hot within me.
While I meditated, the fire burned;
then I spoke with my tongue:
(ESV)
My heart became hot within me.
As I mused, the fire burned;
then I spoke with my tongue:

(NIV)

For the director of music. To the tune of ‘Lilies’. Of the Sons of Korah. A maskil. A wedding song.

(ESV)

To the choirmaster: according to Lilies. A Maskil of the Sons of Korah; a love song.

Ps 45:1

(NIV)
My heart is stirred by a noble theme
as I recite my verses for the king;
my tongue is the pen of a skilful writer.
(ESV)
My heart overflows with a pleasing theme;
I address my verses to the king;
my tongue is like the pen of a ready scribe.

Ps 50:19

(NIV)
You use your mouth for evil
and harness your tongue to deceit.
(ESV)
“You give your mouth free rein for evil,
and your tongue frames deceit.

Ps 51:14

(NIV)
Deliver me from the guilt of bloodshed, O God,
you who are God my Saviour,
and my tongue will sing of your righteousness.
(ESV)
Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God,
O God of my salvation,
and my tongue will sing aloud of your righteousness.

Ps 52:2

(NIV)
You who practise deceit,
your tongue plots destruction;
it is like a sharpened razor.
(ESV)
Your tongue plots destruction,
like a sharp razor, you worker of deceit.

Ps 52:4

(NIV)
You love every harmful word,
you deceitful tongue!
(ESV)
You love all words that devour,
O deceitful tongue.

Ps 55:9

(NIV)
Lord, confuse the wicked, confound their words,
for I see violence and strife in the city.
(ESV)
Destroy, O Lord, divide their tongues;
for I see violence and strife in the city.

Ps 57:4

(NIV)
I am in the midst of lions;
I am forced to dwell among ravenous beasts –
men whose teeth are spears and arrows,
whose tongues are sharp swords.
(ESV)
My soul is in the midst of lions;
I lie down amid fiery beasts—
the children of man, whose teeth are spears and arrows,
whose tongues are sharp swords.

Ps 64:3

(NIV)
They sharpen their tongues like swords
and aim cruel words like deadly arrows.
(ESV)
who whet their tongues like swords,
who aim bitter words like arrows,

Ps 64:8

(NIV)
He will turn their own tongues against them
and bring them to ruin;
all who see them will shake their heads in scorn.
(ESV)
They are brought to ruin, with their own tongues turned against them;
all who see them will wag their heads.

Ps 66:17

(NIV)
I cried out to him with my mouth;
his praise was on my tongue.
(ESV)
I cried to him with my mouth,
and high praise was on my tongue.

Ps 68:23

(NIV)
that your feet may wade in the blood of your foes,
while the tongues of your dogs have their share.’
(ESV)
that you may strike your feet in their blood,
that the tongues of your dogs may have their portion from the foe.”

Ps 71:24

(NIV)
My tongue will tell of your righteous acts
all day long,
for those who wanted to harm me
have been put to shame and confusion.
(ESV)
And my tongue will talk of your righteous help all the day long,
for they have been put to shame and disappointed
who sought to do me hurt.

Ps 73:9

(NIV)
Their mouths lay claim to heaven,
and their tongues take possession of the earth.
(ESV)
They set their mouths against the heavens,
and their tongue struts through the earth.

Ps 78:36

(NIV)
But then they would flatter him with their mouths,
lying to him with their tongues;
(ESV)
But they flattered him with their mouths;
they lied to him with their tongues.

Ps 109:2

(NIV)
for people who are wicked and deceitful
have opened their mouths against me;
they have spoken against me with lying tongues.
(ESV)
For wicked and deceitful mouths are opened against me,
speaking against me with lying tongues.

Ps 119:172

(NIV)
May my tongue sing of your word,
for all your commands are righteous.
(ESV)
My tongue will sing of your word,
for all your commandments are right.

Ps 120:2

(NIV)
Save me,  Lord,
from lying lips
and from deceitful tongues.
(ESV)
Deliver me, O  Lord,
from lying lips,
from a deceitful tongue.

Ps 120:3

(NIV)
What will he do to you,
and what more besides,
you deceitful tongue?
(ESV)
What shall be given to you,
and what more shall be done to you,
you deceitful tongue?
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