Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
(And the tongue a fire, a world of iniquity: so the tongue is placed in our members, defiling the whole body, and burning the wheel of creation; and burned by hell.
They were divided from the wrath of his mouth, and his heart drew near: his words were soft above oil, and they drawn swords.
My soul is in the midst of lions: I shall lie down with the flaming, the sons of man, their teeth spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.
Behold, they will gush out with their mouth: swords in their lips: for who heard?
Who sharpened as a sword their tongue, they bent their arrows a bitter word:
Their wine the wrath of dragons, And the fierce head of asps.
Wrath to them according to the likeness of the wrath of a serpent: as the deaf adder will stop its ear;
They sharpened their tongue as a serpent; the poison of asps under their lips. Silence,
If a serpent will bite without magic; and no pre?minence to the possessor of the tongue.
Their throat an opened tomb; with their tongues have they used deceit; the poison of asps under their lips:
And the great dragon was cast out, the old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, he deceiving the whole habitable globe: he was cast into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
But the things going forth out of the mouth come from the heart, and these pollute the man.