Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Said he not himself unto me, She is my sister? And she, even she herself said, He is my brother. In the integrity of my heart and the innocency of my hands have I done this.
1 Samuel 22:15
Have I to-day begun to inquire of God for him? be it far from me: let not the king impute anything unto his servant, nor to all the house of my father; for thy servant knoweth nothing of all this, less or more.
The simple believeth every word; But the prudent man looketh well to his going.
A prudent man seeth the evil, and hideth himself; But the simple pass on, and suffer for it.
Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
For they that are such serve not our Lord Christ, but their own belly; and by their smooth and fair speech they beguile the hearts of the innocent.
The wicked plotteth against the just, And gnasheth upon him with his teeth.