Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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
If a man informs on his friends for a price,
the eyes of his children will fail.
Job 32:21
I will be partial to no one,
and I will not give anyone an undeserved title.
Psalm 12:2
They lie to one another;
they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts.
Proverbs 20:19
The one who reveals secrets is a constant gossip;
avoid someone with a big mouth.
Proverbs 26:28
A lying tongue hates those it crushes,
and a flattering mouth causes ruin.

Proverbs 28:23
One who rebukes a person will later find more favor
than one who flatters with his tongue.
Isaiah 30:10
They say to the seers, “Do not see,”
and to the prophets,
“Do not prophesy the truth to us.
Tell us flattering things.
Prophesy illusions.
Matthew 22:16
They sent their disciples to Him, with the Herodians. “Teacher,” they said, “we know that You are truthful and teach truthfully the way of God. You defer to no one, for You don’t show partiality.
2 Peter 2:18
For by uttering boastful, empty words, they seduce, with fleshly desires and debauchery, people who have barely escaped from those who live in error.

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Ezekiel 12:24
For there will no longer be any false vision or flattering divination within the house of Israel.
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our exhortation didn’t come from error or impurity or an intent to deceive.

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