Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
- James 2:7
- Genesis 3:4
- Leviticus 24:11
- Numbers 25:2
- Numbers 31:16
- Deuteronomy 13:6
- Judges 16:15
- 1 Samuel 22:9
- 2 Samuel 13:26
- 2 Samuel 15:2
- 2 Samuel 16:20
- 2 Samuel 17:1
- 1 Kings 21:5
- Proverbs 1:10
- Proverbs 6:19
- Proverbs 7:5
- Jeremiah 20:10
- Jeremiah 28:16
- Matthew 12:24
- Matthew 15:11
- Mark 7:15
- Mark 14:55
- Acts 6:13
- Acts 20:30
- Romans 3:13
- Romans 16:17
Then Jephthah got together all the men of Gilead and made war on Ephraim; and the men of Gilead overcame Ephraim.
2 Samuel 19:43
And in answer to the men of Judah, the men of Israel said, We have ten parts in the king, and we are the first in order of birth: why did you make nothing of us? and were we not the first to make suggestions for getting the king back? And the words of the men of Judah were more violent than the words of the men of Israel.
2 Samuel 20:1
Now by chance there was present a good-for-nothing person named Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he, sounding the horn, said, We have no part in David, or any interest in the son of Jesse: let every man go to his tent, O Israel.
2 Chronicles 10:13
And the king gave them a rough answer. So King Rehoboam gave no attention to the suggestion of the old men,
2 Chronicles 13:17
And Abijah and his people put them to death with great destruction: five hundred thousand of the best of Israel were put to the sword.
Who make their tongues sharp like a sword, and whose arrows are pointed, even bitter words;
Their tongues are sharp like the tongue of a snake; the poison of snakes is under their lips. (Selah.)
By a soft answer wrath is turned away, but a bitter word is a cause of angry feelings.
A good-for-nothing man is a designer of evil, and in his lips there is a burning fire.
Without wood, the fire goes out; and where there is no secret talk, argument is ended.
See, the name of the Lord is coming from far, burning with his wrath, with thick smoke going up: his lips are full of passion, and his tongue is like a burning fire:
Do they not say evil of the holy name which was given to you?
And the snake said, Death will not certainly come to you:
And the son of the Israelite woman said evil against the holy Name, with curses; and they took him to Moses. His mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.
For they sent for the people to be present at the offerings made to their gods; and the people took part in their feasts and gave honour to their gods.
It was these who, moved by Balaam, were the cause of Israel's sin against the Lord in the question of Peor, because of which disease came on the people of the Lord.
If your brother, the son of your mother, or your son or your daughter or the wife of your heart, or the friend who is as dear to you as your life, working on you secretly says to you, Let us go and give worship to other gods, strange to you and to your fathers;
And she said to him, Why do you say you are my lover when your heart is not mine? Three times you have made sport of me, and have not made clear to me the secret of your great strength.
1 Samuel 22:9
Then Doeg, the Edomite, who was by the side of the servants of Saul, in answer said, I saw the son of Jesse coming to Nob, to Ahimelech, the son of Ahitub.
2 Samuel 13:26
Then Absalom said, If you will not go, then let my brother Amnon go with us. And the king said to him, Is there any reason for him to go with you?
2 Samuel 15:2
And Absalom got up early, morning after morning, and took his place at the side of the public meeting-place: and when any man had a cause which had to come to the king to be judged, then Absalom, crying out to him, said, What is your town? and he would say, Your servant is of one of the tribes of Israel.
2 Samuel 16:20
Then Absalom said to Ahithophel, Give your opinion now, what are we to do?
2 Samuel 17:1
Then Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me take out twelve thousand men and this very night I will go after David:
1 Kings 21:5
But Jezebel, his wife, came to him and said, Why is your spirit so bitter that you have no desire for food?
My son, if sinners would take you out of the right way, do not go with them.
A false witness, breathing out untrue words, and one who lets loose violent acts among brothers.
So that they may keep you from the strange woman, even from her whose words are smooth.
For numbers of them say evil secretly in my hearing (there is fear on every side): they say, Come, let us give witness against him; all my nearest friends, who are watching for my fall, say, It may be that he will be taken by deceit, and we will get the better of him and give him punishment.
For this reason the Lord has said, See, I will send you away from off the face of the earth: this year death will overtake you, because you have said words against the Lord.
But the Pharisees, hearing of it, said, This man only sends evil spirits out of men by Beelzebub, the ruler of evil spirits.
Not that which goes into the mouth makes a man unclean, but that which comes out of the mouth.
There is nothing outside the man which, going into him, is able to make him unclean: but the things which come out of the man are those which make the man unclean.
Now the chief priests and all the Sanhedrin were looking for witness against Jesus so that they might put him to death; and they were unable to get any.
And they got false witnesses who said, This man is for ever saying things against this holy place and against the law:
And from among yourselves will come men who will give wrong teaching, turning away the disciples after them.
Their throat is like an open place of death; with their tongues they have said what is not true: the poison of snakes is under their lips:
Now, it is my desire, brothers, that you will take note of those who are causing division and trouble among you, quite against the teaching which was given to you: and keep away from them.
But evil acts of the flesh and all unclean things, or desire for others' property, let it not even be named among you, as is right for saints;
But now it is right for you to put away all these things; wrath, passion, bad feeling, curses, unclean talk;
2 Thessalonians 2:10
And with every deceit of wrongdoing among those whose fate is destruction; because they were quite without that love of the true faith by which they might have salvation.
By whom some families have been completely overturned; who take money for teaching things which are not right; these will have to be stopped.
2 Peter 2:1
But there were false prophets among the people, as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly put forward wrong teachings for your destruction, even turning away from the Lord who gave himself for them; whose destruction will come quickly, and they themselves will be the cause of it.
2 Peter 3:3
Having first of all the knowledge that in the last days there will be men who, ruled by their evil desires, will make sport of holy things,
3 John 1:10
So if I come, I will keep in mind the things he does, talking against us with evil words: and as if this was not enough, he does not take the brothers into his house, and those who are ready to take them in, he keeps from doing so, putting them out of the church if they do.
In the same way these dreamers make the flesh unclean, having no respect for authorities, and say evil of rulers.
But I have some things against you, because you have with you those who keep the teaching of Balaam, by whose suggestion Balak made the children of Israel go out of the right way, taking food which was offered to false gods, and going after the desires of the flesh.
And he took his place on the sand of the sea. And I saw a beast coming up out of the sea, having ten horns and seven heads, and on his horns ten crowns, and on his heads unholy names.
And never again will the shining of lights be seen in you; and the voice of the newly-married man and the bride will never again be sounding in you: for your traders were the lords of the earth, and by your evil powers were all the nations turned out of the right way.
And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet who did the signs before him, by which they were turned from the true way who had the mark of the beast, and who gave worship to his image: these two were put living into the sea of ever-burning fire.
And he gave a cry and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me and send Lazarus, so that he may put the end of his finger in water and put it on my tongue, for I am cruelly burning in this flame.
But Peter said, Ananias, why has the Evil One put it into your heart to be false to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
2 Corinthians 11:13
For such men are false Apostles, workers of deceit, making themselves seem like Apostles of Christ.
2 Thessalonians 2:9
Even the one whose coming is marked by the working of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,
And the great dragon was forced down, the old snake, who is named the Evil One and Satan, by whom all the earth is turned from the right way; he was forced down to the earth, and his angels were forced down with him.
1 Samuel 24:9
And David said to Saul, Why do you give any attention to those who say that it is my desire to do you wrong?
One who gives false witness against his neighbour is a hammer and a sword and a sharp arrow.
But the things which come out of the mouth come from the heart; and they make a man unclean.
And he said, That which comes out of the man, that makes the man unclean.