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For neither at any time used we flattering words, as ye know, nor a cloke of covetousness; God is witness:

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Job 17:5
He who denounces his friends for a prey, even the eyes of his sons shall fail.
Job 32:21
Let me not, I pray you, respect any man's person. Neither will I give flattering titles to any man.
Psalm 12:2
They speak falsehood everyone with his neighbor. With flattering lip, and with a double heart, they speak.
Proverbs 20:19
He who goes about as a tale-bearer reveals secrets. Therefore do not associate with him who opens wide his lips.
Proverbs 26:28
A lying tongue hates those whom it has wounded, and a flattering mouth works ruin.
Proverbs 28:23
He who rebukes a man shall afterward find more favor than he who flatters with the tongue.
Isaiah 30:10
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.
Matthew 22:16
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,

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Ezekiel 12:24
For there shall no more be any FALSE vision nor flattering divination within the house of Israel.
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our exhortation is not from error, nor from uncleanness, nor in deception,