Is Cursing/Foul Language Righteous?
  • Profanity/Obscene and foul language are unseemly for a believer and contrary to sound doctrines. 

Colossians 3:8-10

[8]But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication G148 out of your mouth. 

Definition:

G148 Original: αἰσχρολογία
Thayer Definition: 

foul speaking, low and obscene speech
Strong's Definition:

From G150and G3056; vile conversation: - filthy communication.

 Vile-. Abusive; scurrilous; defamatory.1. Base; mean; worthless; despicable.

a. Morally base or impure; sinful; depraved by sin; wicked; extremely unpleasant. Morally bad or wicked.

  1. Obscene-OBSCE'NE, a. [L. obscaenus.] Offensive, impure; expressing or presenting to the mind or view something which delicacy, purity and decency forbid; as obscene language; Foul; filthy; offensive; disgusting.

  2. obscene▸ adjective (of the portrayal or description of sexual matters) offensive or disgusting by accepted standards of morality and decency: obscene jokes. Offending against moral principles; repugnant:

  • We are commanded to let our speech be with grace, seasoned with salt {Col 4:6} and sound speech {Tit 2:8} that cannot be condemned so that unbelievers may not be able to gainsay the true doctrine of Alahayim. And hopefully by our sound and righteous speech, those that are of the contrary part, may be converted by our examples as believers in Yache. 

Colossians 4:5-6

[5]Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

[6]Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.

Titus 2:7-8

[7] In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,

[8] Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

  • The scriptures are clear that profanity and foul speech are against the admonitions of Alahayim by the hand of his Apostles. 

Ephesians 4:29

[29]Let no corrupt G4550 communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying,that it may minister grace unto the hearers.

Definition:

G4550 From G4595; rotten, that is, worthless (literally or morally): - bad, corrupt. Compt. G4190.

 

Eph 5:1  

Be ye therefore followers of Alahayim, as dear children; 
Eph 5:2  

And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to Alahayim for a sweetsmelling savour. 
Eph 5:3  

But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; 
Eph 5:4  

Neither filthiness,G151 nor foolish talking,G3473 nor jesting,G2160 which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks. 

Definitions:

G151 From G150; shamefulness, that is, obscenity: - filthiness.

G3473 From a compound of G3474 and G3004; silly talk, that is, buffoonery: - foolish talking.

G2610 From a compound of G2095 and a derivative of the base of G5157 (meaning well turned, that is, ready at repartee, jocose); witticism, that is, (in a vulgar sense) ribaldry: - jesting.
 

Eph 5:5  

For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of Alahayim. 

  • Foul language can defile us from within and cause us not to inherit the kingdom.

Mat 15:18  

But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man. 
Mat 15:19  

For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:

  • We are exhorted to speak the truth in love. 

Titus 2:7-8

[7] In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,

[8] Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

[9]Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;

[10]And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:

Ephesians 4:15
[15]
But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

Ephesians 4:22-25

[22]That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the
deceitful lusts;
[23]And be renewed in the spirit of your mind;
[24]And that ye put on the new man, which after Alahayim is created in righteousness and true holiness.
[25]Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of
another.

Ephesians 4:29-32
[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
.
[30]And grieve not the Holy Spirit of Alahayim, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.
[31]Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with
all malice:
[32]And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as Alahayim for Christ's sake
hath forgiven you.