Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.

In thy bedchamber

Bible References

Curse

Exodus 22:28
“You must not blaspheme God or curse a leader among your people.
Isaiah 8:21
They will wander through the land, dejected and hungry. When they are famished, they will become enraged, and, looking upward, will curse their king and their God.
Acts 23:5
“I did not know, brothers, that he was the high priest,” replied Paul. “For it is written, You must not speak evil of a ruler of your people.

Thought

Ecclesiastes 7:21
Don’t pay attention to everything people say, or you may hear your servant cursing you,
Luke 19:40
He answered, “I tell you, if they were to keep silent, the stones would cry out!”

In thy bedchamber

Luke 10:40
But Martha was distracted by her many tasks, and she came up and asked, “Lord, don’t You care that my sister has left me to serve alone? So tell her to give me a hand.”
Luke 12:2
There is nothing covered that won’t be uncovered, nothing hidden that won’t be made known.

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