Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Ephesians 4:29 in English Standard Version "Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear." Ec 10:12 The words of a wise man’s mouth win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him. Mt 12:34 You brood of vipers! How can you speak good, when you are evil? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. Eph 5:4 Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving. Col 3:8 But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth. Col 4:6 Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.