Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Bible References

Of

Psalm 50:16
But to the wicked God says,
“What right have you to tell of My statutes
And to take My covenant in your mouth?
Jeremiah 7:4
Do not trust in deceptive words, saying, ‘This is the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord.’
Micah 3:11
Her leaders pronounce judgment for a bribe,
Her priests instruct for a price
And her prophets divine for money.
Yet they lean on the Lord saying,
Is not the Lord in our midst?
Calamity will not come upon us.”
Romans 12:14
Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.
1 Peter 3:9
not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.

These

Genesis 20:9
Then Abimelech called Abraham and said to him, “What have you done to us? And how have I sinned against you, that you have brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? You have done to me things that ought not to be done.”
2 Samuel 13:12
But she answered him, “No, my brother, do not violate me, for such a thing is not done in Israel; do not do this disgraceful thing!
1 Corinthians 3:3
for you are still fleshly. For since there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not fleshly, and are you not walking like mere men?
1 Timothy 5:13
At the same time they also learn to be idle, as they go around from house to house; and not merely idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things not proper to mention.

General references

Matthew 15:18
But the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and those defile the man.
Romans 3:14
Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness”;
Romans 12:14
Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.