Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: They are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear,
For, behold, I will send serpents, adders, among you, which will not be charmed; and they shall bite you, saith Jehovah.
Thy tongue deviseth very wickedness, Like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.
Who have whet their tongue like a sword, And have aimed their arrows, even bitter words,
Death and life are in the power of the tongue; And they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
And the tongue is a fire: the world of iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the wheel of nature, and is set on fire by hell.