Cross-references

Explore similar Bible verses on Ecclesiastes 10:12 in English Standard Version

"The words of a wise man’s mouth win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him."

  • Pr 10:32 The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked, what is perverse.
  • Pr 18:7 A fool’s mouth is his ruin, and his lips are a snare to his soul.
  • Pr 22:11 He who loves purity of heart, and whose speech is gracious, will have the king as his friend.
  • Lu 4:22 And all spoke well of him and marveled at the gracious words that were coming from his mouth. And they said, “Is not this Joseph’s son?”