29 (A)Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but (B)what is good for necessary [a]edification, (C)that it may impart grace to the hearers.

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  1. Ephesians 4:29 building up

29 Let no [a](A)unwholesome word come out of your mouth, but if there is any good word for (B)edification [b]according to the need of the moment, say that, so that it will give grace to those who hear.

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  1. Ephesians 4:29 Lit rotten
  2. Ephesians 4:29 Lit of the need

29 Do not let unwholesome [foul, profane, worthless, vulgar] words ever come out of your mouth, but only such speech as is good for building up others, according to the need and the occasion, so that it will be a blessing to those who hear [you speak].

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29 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths,(A) but only what is helpful for building others up(B) according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.

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

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