Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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


Exodus 22:28
" 'You will not curse God, and you will not curse a leader among your people.
Isaiah 8:21
And it will pass through it distressed and hungry, and this shall happen: when it is hungry, it will be enraged, and it will curse its king and its gods, and it will face upwar
Acts 23:5
And Paul said, "I did not know, brothers, that he was high priest. For it is written, 'You must not speak evil [of] a ruler of your people.'"


Ecclesiastes 7:21
Do not pay attention to everything people say, lest you hear your own servant curse you.
Luke 19:40
And he answered [and] said, "I tell you that if these keep silent, the stones will cry out!"

In thy bedchamber

Luke 10:40
But Martha was distracted with much preparation, so she approached [and] said, "Lord, is it not a concern to you that my sister has left me alone to make preparations? Then tell her that she should help me!"
Luke 12:2
But nothing is concealed that will not be revealed, and secret that will not be made known.