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 struck Ephraim, because they said, "You are fugitives of Ephraim, you Gileadites, in the midst of Ephraim, [and] in the midst of Manasseh."
2 Samuel 19:43
The men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, "We have ten parts in the king, and we have also more claim to David than you. Why then did you despise us, that our advice should not be first had in bringing back our king?" The words of the men of Judah were fiercer than the words of the men of Israel.
2 Samuel 20:1
There happened to be there a base fellow, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew the trumpet, and said, "We have no portion in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse. Every man to his tents, Israel!"
2 Chronicles 10:13
The king answered them roughly; and king Rehoboam forsook the counsel of the old men,
2 Chronicles 13:17
Abijah and his people killed them with a great slaughter: so there fell down slain of Israel five hundred thousand chosen men.
who sharpen their tongue like a sword, and aim their arrows, deadly words,
They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent. Viper's poison is under their lips. Selah.
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
A worthless man devises mischief. His speech is like a scorching fire.
For lack of wood a fire goes out. Without gossip, a quarrel dies down.
Behold, the name of Yahweh comes from far away, burning with his anger, and in thick rising smoke. His lips are full of indignation, and his tongue is as a devouring fire.
Don't they blaspheme the honorable name by which you are called?
The serpent said to the woman, "You won't surely die,
The son of the Israelite woman blasphemed the Name, and cursed; and they brought him to Moses. His mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.
for they called the people to the sacrifices of their gods; and the people ate, and bowed down to their gods.
Behold, these caused the children of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to commit trespass against Yahweh in the matter of Peor, and so the plague was among the congregation of Yahweh.
If your brother, the son of your mother, or your son, or your daughter, or the wife of your bosom, or your friend, who is as your own soul, entice you secretly, saying, "Let us go and serve other gods," which you have not known, you, nor your fathers;
She said to him, "How can you say, 'I love you,' when your heart is not with me? You have mocked me these three times, and have not told me where your great strength lies."
1 Samuel 22:9
Then Doeg the Edomite, who stood by the servants 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 Absalom said, "If not, please let my brother Amnon go with us." The king said to him, "Why should he go with you?"
2 Samuel 15:2
Absalom rose up early, and stood beside the way of the gate. It was so, that when any man had a suit which should come to the king for judgment, then Absalom called to him, and said, "What city are you from?" He said, "Your servant is of one of the tribes of Israel."
2 Samuel 16:20
Then Absalom said to Ahithophel, "Give your counsel what we shall do."
2 Samuel 17:1
Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Let me now choose twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David tonight.
1 Kings 21:5
But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said to him, "Why is your spirit so sad, that you eat no bread?"
My son, if sinners entice you, don't consent.
a false witness who utters lies, and he who sows discord among brothers.
that they may keep you from the strange woman, from the foreigner who flatters with her words.
For I have heard the defaming of many, terror on every side. Denounce, and we will denounce him, [say] all my familiar friends, those who watch for my fall; perhaps he will be persuaded, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
Therefore thus says Yahweh, Behold, I will send you away from off the surface of the earth: this year you shall die, because you have spoken rebellion against Yahweh.
But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, "This man does not cast out demons, except by Beelzebul, the prince of the demons."
That which enters into the mouth doesn't defile the man; but that which proceeds out of the mouth, this defiles the man."
There is nothing from outside of the man, that going into him can defile him; but the things which proceed out of the man are those that defile the man.
Now the chief priests and the whole council sought witnesses against Jesus to put him to death, and found none.
and set up false witnesses who said, "This man never stops speaking blasphemous words against this holy place and the law.
Men will arise from among your own selves, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.
"Their throat is an open tomb. With their tongues they have used deceit." "The poison of vipers is under their lips;"
Now I beg you, brothers, look out for those who are causing the divisions and occasions of stumbling, contrary to the doctrine which you learned, and turn away from them.
But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be mentioned among you, as becomes saints;
but now you also put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and shameful speaking out of your mouth.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and with all deception of wickedness for those who are being lost, because they didn't receive the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
whose mouths must be stopped; men who overthrow whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for dishonest gain's sake.
2 Peter 2:1
But false prophets also arose among the people, as false teachers will also be among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, denying even the Master who bought them, bringing on themselves swift destruction.
2 Peter 3:3
knowing this first, that in the last days mockers will come, walking after their own lusts,
3 John 1:10
Therefore, if I come, I will call attention to his deeds which he does, unjustly accusing us with wicked words. Not content with this, neither does he himself receive the brothers, and those who would, he forbids and throws out of the assembly.
Yet in the same way, these also in their dreaming defile the flesh, despise authority, and slander celestial beings.
But I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to throw a stumbling block before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit sexual immorality.
Then I stood on the sand of the sea. I saw a beast coming up out of the sea, having ten horns and seven heads. On his horns were ten crowns, and on his heads, blasphemous names.
The light of a lamp will shine no more at all in you. The voice of the bridegroom and of the bride will be heard no more at all in you; for your merchants were the princes of the earth; for with your sorcery all the nations were deceived.
The beast was taken, and with him the false prophet who worked the signs in his sight, with which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image. These two were thrown alive into the lake of fire that burns with sulfur.
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 in anguish in this flame.'
But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie 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, deceitful workers, masquerading as Christ's apostles.
2 Thessalonians 2:9
even he whose coming is according to the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,
The great dragon was thrown down, the old serpent, he who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world. He was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
1 Samuel 24:9
David said to Saul, "Why do you listen to men's words, saying, 'Behold, David seeks your hurt?'
A man who gives false testimony against his neighbor is like a club, a sword, or a sharp arrow.
But the things which proceed out of the mouth come out of the heart, and they defile the man.
He said, "That which proceeds out of the man, that defiles the man.