Matthew 12:33-37New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Words Reveal Character
33 “Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for the tree is known by its fruit.34 You brood of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak [a]what is good? For the mouth speaks out of that which fills the heart.35 The good man brings out of his good treasure [b]what is good; and the evil man brings out of his evil treasure [c]what is evil.36 But I tell you that every [d]careless word that people [e]speak, they shall give an accounting for it in the day of judgment.37 For [f]by your words you will be justified, and [g]by your words you will be condemned.”
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