And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,
This was to fulfil what was spoken by the prophet: "I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter what has been hidden since the foundation of the world."
After this Job opened his mouth and cursed the day of his birth.
Give ear, O my people, to my teaching; incline your ears to the words of my mouth!
Hear, for I will speak noble things, and from my lips will come what is right;
Open your mouth for the dumb, for the rights of all who are left desolate.
Open your mouth, judge righteously, maintain the rights of the poor and needy.
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said: "Blessed are you poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
"Blessed are you that hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. "Blessed are you that weep now, for you shall laugh.
"Blessed are you when men hate you, and when they exclude you and revile you, and cast out your name as evil, on account of the Son of man!
Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven; for so their fathers did to the prophets.
"But woe to you that are rich, for you have received your consolation.
"Woe to you that are full now, for you shall hunger. "Woe to you that laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep.
"Woe to you, when all men speak well of you, for so their fathers did to the false prophets.
Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning with this scripture he told him the good news of Jesus.
And Peter opened his mouth and said: "Truly I perceive that God shows no partiality,
But when Paul was about to open his mouth, Gallio said to the Jews, "If it were a matter of wrongdoing or vicious crime, I should have reason to bear with you, O Jews;
and also for me, that utterance may be given me in opening my mouth boldly to proclaim the mystery of the gospel,