Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!
And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should hearken to his voice to let Israel go? I do not know the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.
The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my soul shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.
2 Kings 19:22
Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed? And against whom hast thou exalted thy voice and lifted up thine eyes on high? Against the Holy One of Israel.
Therefore, they say unto God, Depart from us; for we do not desire the knowledge of thy ways.
Who said unto God, Depart from us; and what can the Almighty do unto us?
For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors.
Each one speaks vanity with his neighbour: they speak with flattering lips and with a double heart.
They are closed in with their own fat; with their mouth they speak proudly.
Why dost thou boast of evil, O strong man? The mercy of God is day by day.
They are lawless and speak wickedly of doing violence; they speak loftily.
There are those that speak like the piercings of a sword, but the tongue of the wise is medicine.
The tongue of the wise shall adorn wisdom, but the mouth of fools shall speak foolishness.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those that love it shall eat its fruit.
And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies, but they are not valiant for the truth upon the earth for they proceed from evil to evil, and they did not recognize me, said the LORD.
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 consider any of his words.
Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because thy heart has lifted thee up and thou hast said, I am God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas (yet thou art man, and not God); and thou hast set thine heart as the heart of God:
Speak and say, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Behold, I am against thee, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great dragon that lies in the midst of his rivers, who has said, My river is my own, and I have made it for myself.
Now, are ye ready when ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and of every musical instrument to fall down and worship the statue which I made? For if ye do not worship, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that god that shall deliver you out of my hands?
the king spoke and said, Is this not the great Babylon that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power and for the glory of my greatness?
2 Peter 2:18
For speaking arrogant words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from those who converse in error,
These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own desires; and their mouth speaks arrogant things, admiring persons to take advantage.
And there was given unto it a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto it to continue forty and two months.
Can a man take fire in his bosom and his clothes not be burned?