Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For neither at any time used we flattering words, as ye know, nor a cloke of covetousness; God is witness:
He who denounces his friends for a prey, even the eyes of his sons shall fail.
Let me not, I pray you, respect any man's person. Neither will I give flattering titles to any man.
They speak falsehood everyone with his neighbor. With flattering lip, and with a double heart, they speak.
He who goes about as a tale-bearer reveals secrets. Therefore do not associate with him who opens wide his lips.
A lying tongue hates those whom it has wounded, and a flattering mouth works ruin.
He who rebukes a man shall afterward find more favor than he who flatters with the tongue.
who say to the seers, Do not see, and to the prophets, Do not prophesy to us right things. Speak to us smooth things. Prophesy deceits.
And they send out their disciples to him, with the Herodians, saying, Teacher, we know that thou are true, and teach the way of God in truth, and it is not a concern to thee about a man, for thou look not to the personage of men.
2 Peter 2:18
For, uttering swollen things of vanity, they entice (to sensuality by lusts of flesh) those who actually escaped from those who live in error,