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What does "fruit of our lips" mean in Hebrews 13:15?



      

Hebrews 13:15

ESV - 15 Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
I would say that the "fruit of our lips" refers to our words, which are figuratively pictured as being brought forth from our lips, in the same way that fruit (or crops) come forth from the ground.. The verse is expressing the idea that our words should be an offering of praise and thankfulness to God, in the same way that a thanksgiving offering crops was commanded to be made to Him in the Old Testament (Leviticus 23:9-14).

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