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 gathered together all the men of Gilead and fought with Ephraim; and the men of Gilead smote Ephraim because they had said, Ye are fugitives of Ephraim; ye are Gileadites among Ephraim and Manasseh.
2 Samuel 19:43
Then the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, We have ten parts in the king, and we have also more right in David than ye; why then did ye not take us into account? Did we not speak first about bringing back our king? But in the end words of the men of Judah were fiercer than the words of the men of Israel.
2 Samuel 20:1
And a man of Belial happened to be there, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a man of Jemini, and he blew the shofar, saying, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse. Every man to his tents, O Israel.
2 Chronicles 10:13
And the king answered them roughly, for King Rehoboam forsook the counsel of the old men
2 Chronicles 13:17
And Abijah and his people slew them with a great slaughter; so there fell down slain of Israel five hundred thousand chosen men.
Who whet their tongue like a sword and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words
They have sharpened their tongue like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.
A soft answer turns away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger.
The man of Belial digs in search of evil, and in his lips there is as a burning fire.
Where there is no wood, the fire goes out, so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceases.
Behold, the name of the LORD comes from afar; his face is blazing and difficult to gaze upon: his lips are full of indignation and his tongue as a devouring fire:
Do they not blaspheme that worthy name by which ye are called?
Then the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:
and the Israelite woman's son pronounced the Name and cursed; and they brought him unto Moses. And his mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.
who called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods; and the people ate and bowed down to their gods.
Behold, these caused the sons of Israel through the counsel of Balaam to commit trespass against the LORD in the matter of Peor for which there was a plague among the congregation of the LORD.
If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son or thy daughter or the wife of thy bosom or thy friend who is as thine own soul should entice thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which thou nor thy fathers have known,
And she said unto him, How canst thou say, I love thee, when thy heart is not with me? Thou hast mocked me these three times and hast not yet told me what gives thee thy great strength.
1 Samuel 22:9
Then Doeg, the Edomite, who was set over the slaves of Saul, answered and said, I saw the son of Jesse coming to Nob to Ahimelech, the son of Ahitub.
2 Samuel 13:26
Then said Absalom, If not, I pray thee, let my brother Amnon go with us. And the king said unto him, Why should he go with thee?
2 Samuel 15:2
And Absalom rose up early and stood beside the way of the gate; and when anyone that had a controversy came to the king for judgment, then Absalom called unto them and said, Of what city art thou? And he said, Thy slave is of one of the tribes of Israel.
2 Samuel 16:20
Then Absalom said to Ahithophel, Give counsel among you what we shall do.
2 Samuel 17:1
Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night,
1 Kings 21:5
And Jezebel, his wife, came to him and said unto him, Why is thy spirit so sad that thou dost eat no bread?
My son, if sinners entice thee, do not consent.
a false witness that speaks lies, and he that sows discord among brethren.
That they may keep thee from the woman belonging to someone else, from the stranger who flatters with her words.
For I heard the murmuring of many, fear on every side, Report, and we will report it. All my friends watched to see if I would stumble. Peradventure he will deceive himself, they said, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
Therefore thus hath the LORD said; Behold, I will send thee away from upon the face of the earth; this year thou shalt die because thou hast spoken rebellion against the LORD.
But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, This fellow does not cast out demons but by Beelzebub the prince of the demons.
not that which goes into the mouth defiles the man; but that which comes out of the mouth, this defiles the man.
there is nothing from outside the man that entering into him can defile him, but the things which come out of him, those are what defile the man.
And the princes of the priests and all the council sought for witness against Jesus to put him to death and found none.
and set up false witnesses, who said, This man does not cease to speak blasphemous words against this holy place and the law,
Also from among your own selves, men shall arise, speaking perverse things to draw away disciples after themselves.
Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips,
And I beseech you, brethren, mark those who cause dissensions and offences outside of the doctrine which ye have learned, and avoid them.
But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not be once named among you as becomes saints,
But now put ye also off all these things: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and with all deception of iniquity working in those that perish because they did not receive the charity of the truth, to be saved.
whose mouths it is expedient to stop, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for dishonest gain.
2 Peter 2:1
But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who covertly shall bring in destructive sects and shall deny the Lord that bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.
2 Peter 3:3
knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts
3 John 1:10
Therefore, if I come, I will cause his deeds to be understood, speaking against us with malicious words, and not content with this, he does not receive the brethren and forbids those that desire to receive them and casts them out of the congregation .
In the same manner these deceived dreamers, defile their flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of higher powers.
But I have a few things against thee because thou hast there those that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols and to commit fornication.
And I stood upon the sand of the sea and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon its horns ten crowns, and upon its heads the name of blasphemy.
and the light of a lamp shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the princes of the earth in whose witchcraft all the Gentiles have erred.
And the beast was taken and with it the false prophet that wrought miracles in its presence, with which he had deceived those that had taken the mark of the beast and had worshipped its image. These two were cast alive into the lake of fire burning with brimstone.
And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.
But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled thy heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to defraud of the price of the land?
2 Corinthians 11:13
For these false apostles are deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.
2 Thessalonians 2:9
that wicked one, who shall come by the working of Satan with great power and signs and lying miracles,
And the great dragon was cast out, the serpent of old, who is called Devil and the Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
1 Samuel 24:9
And David said to Saul, Why hearest thou men's words, saying, Behold, David seeks thy hurt?
A man that bears false witness against his neighbour is a maul and a sword and a sharp arrow.
But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart, and they defile the man.
For he had said that it is what comes out of the man that defiles the man.