But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.
Often times, I’ve heard people say that we will have to give an account of every idle word that we speak. Actually, this passage tells us that every idle word that we speak will give an account for us. Read on in verse 37:
For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.
Every idle word we speak can and will be used against us in court – God’s court.