Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They return, but not to the most High: they are like a deceitful bow: their princes shall fall by the sword for the rage of their tongue: this shall be their derision in the land of Egypt.
but turned back, and dealt treacherously like their fathers. They were turned aside like a deceitful bow.
Woe to them! For they have wandered from me. Destruction to them! For they have trespassed against me. Though I would redeem them, yet they have spoken lies against me.
who have said, With our tongue will we prevail. Our lips are our own. Who is lord over us?
Thy tongue devises wickedness, like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.
My soul is among lions. I lay among those who are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.
They have set their mouth in the heavens, and their tongue walks through the earth.
For Jerusalem is ruined, and Judah is fallen, because their tongue and their doings are against LORD, to provoke the eyes of his glory.
Then they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah. For the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not gi
But I say to you, that every idle word, whatever men may speak, they will render account about it in the day of judgment.
So also the tongue is a little body-part, and boasts greatly. Behold a little fire, how much wood it kindles.
2 Peter 2:8
(for that righteous man dwelling among them day after day, in the sight and hearing of their lawless deeds, it anguished his righteous soul),
And a mouth was given to it speaking great things and blasphemy. And authority was given it to make war forty-two months.
As for the sacrifices of my offerings, they sacrifice flesh and eat it, but LORD does not accept them. He will now remember their iniquity, and visit their sins. They shall return to Egypt.
They shall not dwell in LORD's land, but Ephraim shall return to Egypt, and they shall eat unclean food in Assyria.
Thus says lord LORD: Thou shall drink of thy sister's cup, which is deep and large. Thou shall be laughed to scorn and had in derision. It contains much.
And when they came to the nations where they went, they profaned my holy name, in that men said of them, These are the people of LORD, and have gone forth out of his land.
But afterwards they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.