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.

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Bible References

A world

James 2:7
Do they not blaspheme the glorious name by which ye are called?
Matthew 12:24
which the pharisees hearing, said, "He only casts out demons by the help of Beelzebub the prince of the devils."
Matthew 15:11
not that which goeth into the mouth defileth the man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this polluteth the man.
Mark 7:15
Hear me all of you, and understand, There is nothing without a man, which entring into him can defile him: but the things proceeding from him are those which defile a man.
Mark 14:55
Now the chief priests and all the council sought for evidence against Jesus, to put Him to death, and found none:
Acts 6:13
and they set up false witnesses; who said, This man is continually speaking blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law.
Acts 20:30
And from among yourselves shall men arise, speaking perverse things to draw away disciples after them.
Romans 3:13
Their throat is an open sepulchre: with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips:
Romans 16:17
Now I exhort you, brethren, to mark those who cause divisions and offences, contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned:
Ephesians 5:3
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or inordinate desire, let it not be even named among you; for so it becometh saints:
Colossians 3:8
But now put away all these also, wrath, animosity, malice, calumny, and filthy discourse out of your mouth.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and wonders, and with all iniquitous fraud, among those that shall perish; because they received not the love of the truth, by which they might be saved.
Titus 1:11
who subvert whole families, teaching what they ought not, for shameful gain:
2 Peter 2:1
But there were indeed false prophets among the people of old, as there will be also among you false teachers, who will privately introduce pernicious heresies, denying even the Lord that bought them, and bringing upon themselves swift destruction,
2 Peter 3:3
that there will come in the last days scoffers,
3 John 1:10
Therefore when I come, I will remember his deeds, prating against us with wicked words: and not content with these, he neither receiveth the brethren himself, nor suffers those that would; and casteth them out of the church.
Jude 1:8
So these vile dreamers also defile the flesh, despise authority, and speak evil of dignities.
Revelation 2:14
But I have a few things against thee; for thou hast there those that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumbling-block before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit fornication.
Revelation 13:1
And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and I saw a beast rising up out of the sea, which had seven heads and ten horns; and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the names of blasphemy.
Revelation 18:23
And the light of a candle shall be seen in thee no more; and the voice of the bridegroom and bride shall be heard no more in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth, and by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.
Revelation 19:20
And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet, who had wrought signs before him, by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast, and those who worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into the lake of fire burning with brimstone.

It is

Luke 16:24
And he cried out and said, Father Abraham, have pity 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.
Acts 5:3
But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan so filled thine heart, that thou shouldst lie to the holy Ghost, and keep back part of the price of the land?
2 Corinthians 11:13
For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transformed into apostles of Christ.
2 Thessalonians 2:9
who comes, through the efficacy of Satan, with all kind of lying power, and signs,
Revelation 12:9
And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the devil and Satan, who deceiveth the whole world: he was cast down to the earth, and his angels were cast down with him.

General references

Matthew 15:18
But the things, which proceed out of the mouth, come from the heart, and those defile a man.
Mark 7:20
But said He, What cometh out of a man, that defileth the man;