Ephesians 4:29
Good News Translation
Do not use harmful words, but only helpful words, the kind that build up and provide what is needed, so that what you say will do good to those who hear you.

Contemporary English Version
Stop all your dirty talk. Say the right thing at the right time and help others by what you say.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let no evil speech proceed from your mouth: but that which is good, to the edification of faith: that it may administer grace to the hearers.

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Let no evil speech proceed from your mouth: but that which is good, to the edification of faith: that it may administer grace to the hearers.

no.

Ephesians 5:3,4 But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not so much as be named among you, as becometh saints: . . .

Psalm 5:9 For there is no truth in their mouth: their heart is vain.

Psalm 52:2 All the day long thy tongue hath devised injustice: as a sharp razor, thou hast wrought deceit.

Psalm 73:7-9 Their iniquity hath come forth, as it were from fatness: they have passed into the affection of the heart. . . .

Matthew 12:34-37 O generation of vipers, how can you speak good things, whereas you are evil? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. . . .

Romans 3:13,14 Their throat is an open sepulchre: with their tongues they have dealt deceitfully. The venom of asps is under their lips. . . .

1 Corinthians 15:32,33 If (according to man) I fought with beasts at Ephesus, what doth it profit me, if the dead rise not again? Let us eat and drink, for to morrow we shall die. . . .

Colossians 3:8,9 But now put you also all away: anger, indignation, malice, blasphemy, filthy speech out of your mouth. . . .

Colossians 4:6 Let your speech be always in grace seasoned with salt: that you may know how you ought to answer every man.

James 3:2-8 For in many things we all offend. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man. He is able also with a bridle to lead about the whole body. . . .

2 Peter 2:18 For, speaking proud words of vanity, they allure by the desires of fleshly riotousness those who for a little while escape, such as converse in error:

Jude 1:13-16 Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own confusion: wandering stars, to whom the storm of darkness is reserved for ever. . . .

Revelation 13:5,6 And there was given to him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies: and power was given to him to do, two and forty months. . . .

that which.

Deuteronomy 6:6-9 And these words which I command thee this day, shall be in thy heart: . . .

Psalm 37:30,31 The mouth of the just shall meditate wisdom: and his tongue shall speak judgment. . . .

Psalm 45:2 Thou art beautiful above the sons of men: grace is poured abroad in thy lips; therefore hath God blessed thee for ever.

Psalm 71:17,18,24 Thou hast taught me, O God, from my youth: and till now I will declare thy wonderful works. . . .

Psalm 78:4,5 They have not been hidden from their children, in another generation. Declaring the praises of the Lord, and his powers, and his wonders which he hath done. . . .

Proverbs 10:31,32 The lips of the just consider what is acceptable: and the mouth of the wicked uttereth perverse things. . . .

Proverbs 12:13 For the sins of the lips ruin draweth nigh to the evil man: but the just shall escape out of distress.

Proverbs 15:2-4,7,23 The tongue of the wise adorneth knowledge: but the mouth of fools bubbleth out folly. . . .

Proverbs 16:21 The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and he that is sweet in words, shall attain to greater things.

Proverbs 25:11,12 To speak a word in due time, is like apples of gold on beds of silver. . . .

Isaiah 50:4 The Lord hath given me a learned tongue, that I should know how to uphold by word him that is weary: he wakeneth in the morning, in the morning he wakeneth my ear, that I may hear him as a master.

Malachi 3:16-18 Then they that feared the Lord, spoke every one with his neighbour: and the Lord gave ear, and heard it: and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that fear the Lord, and think on his name. . . .

Luke 4:22 And all gave testimony to him. And they wondered at the words of grace that proceeded from his mouth. And they said: Is not this the son of Joseph?

1 Corinthians 14:19 But in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that I may instruct others also: than ten thousand words in a tongue.

Colossians 3:16,17 Let the word of Christ dwell in you abundantly: in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, hymns and spiritual canticles, singing in grace in your hearts to God. . . .

Colossians 4:6 Let your speech be always in grace seasoned with salt: that you may know how you ought to answer every man.

1 Thessalonians 5:11 For which cause comfort one another and edify one another, as you also do.

to the use of edifying.

Ephesians 4:12,16 For the perfecting of the saints, for the word of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: . . .

minister.

Matthew 5:16 So let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

1 Peter 2:12 Having your conversation good among the Gentiles: that whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by the good works which they shall behold in you, glorify God in the day of visitation.

1 Peter 3:1 In like manner also, let wives be subject to their husbands: that, if any believe not the word, they may be won without the word, by the conversation of the wives,

Context
New Life in Christ
28He that stole, let him now steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have something to give to him that suffereth need. 29Let no evil speech proceed from your mouth: but that which is good, to the edification of faith: that it may administer grace to the hearers. 30And grieve not the holy Spirit of God: whereby you are sealed unto the day of redemption.…
Cross References
Ecclesiastes 10:12
The words of the mouth of a wise man are grace: but the lips of a fool shall throw him down headlong.

Matthew 12:34
O generation of vipers, how can you speak good things, whereas you are evil? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.

Romans 14:19
Therefore, let us follow after the things that are of peace and keep the things that are of edification, one towards another.

Romans 15:2
Let every one of you Please his neighbour unto good, to edification.

Ephesians 5:4
Or obscenity or foolish talking or scurrility, which is to no purpose: but rather giving of thanks.

Colossians 3:8
But now put you also all away: anger, indignation, malice, blasphemy, filthy speech out of your mouth.

Colossians 4:6
Let your speech be always in grace seasoned with salt: that you may know how you ought to answer every man.

1 Thessalonians 5:11
For which cause comfort one another and edify one another, as you also do.

Additional Translations
Let no unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building up the one in need and bringing grace to those who listen.

Do not let any unwholesome word go forth out of your mouth, but only good, for edification of the need, so that it may give grace to those hearing.

Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace to the hearers.

Let no corrupt speech proceed out of your mouth, but such as is good for edifying as the need may be, that it may give grace to them that hear.

Let no corrupt word go out of your mouth, but if [there be] any good one for needful edification, that it may give grace to those that hear [it].

Let no corrupt speech proceed out of your mouth, but such as is good for edifying as the need may be, that it may give grace to them that hear.

Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace to the hearers.

Let no unwholesome words ever pass your lips, but let all your words be good for benefiting others according to the need of the moment, so that they may be a means of blessing to the hearers.

Let no corrupt speech proceed out of your mouth, but such as is good for building up as the need may be, that it may give grace to those who hear.

Let no corrupt word out of your mouth go forth, but what is good unto the needful building up, that it may give grace to the hearers;
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