Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are not valiant for the truth upon the earth; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith the LORD.

Bible References

They bend

Jeremiah 9:5
And they will deceive each one his neighbor, and will not speak the truth. They have taught their tongue to speak lies. They weary themselves to commit iniquity.
Psalm 52:2
Thy tongue devises wickedness, like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.
Psalm 64:3
who have whet their tongue like a sword, and have aimed their arrows, even bitter words,
Psalm 120:2
Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue.
Isaiah 59:3
For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity. Your lips have spoken lies. Your tongue mutters wickedness.
Micah 7:3
Their hands are upon that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler asks, and the judge [is ready] for a bribe. And the great man, he utters the evil desire of his soul. Thus they weave it together.
Romans 3:13
Their throat is an open grave. With their tongues they deceive. The poison of asps is under their lips,


Matthew 10:31
Fear not therefore, ye are of worth more than many sparrows.
Mark 8:38
For whoever may be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of man will also be ashamed of him when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy agents.
Romans 1:16
For I am not ashamed of the good-news of Christ, for it is the power of God for salvation to every man who believes, both to the Jew first, and to the Greek.
Philippians 1:28
And not being frightened in anything by those who oppose, which is indeed a sign of destruction to them, but to you of salvation, and this from God.
Jude 1:3
Beloved, making all diligence to write to you about the common salvation, I had need to write to you exhorting you to earnestly contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the sanctified.
Revelation 12:11
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony. And they loved not their life to the point of death.

For they

Jeremiah 7:26
Yet they hearkened not to me, nor inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff. They did worse than their fathers.
2 Timothy 3:13
But evil men and impostors will go forward to worse, leading astray and being led astray.

They know

Jeremiah 22:16
He judged the cause of the poor and needy man, then it was well. Was not this to know me? says LORD.
Jeremiah 31:34
And they shall teach no more every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, Know LORD, for they shall all know me, from the least of them to the greatest of them, says LORD. For I will forgive their iniquity, and I will
Judges 2:10
And also all that generation were gathered to their fathers. And there arose another generation after them that did not know LORD, nor yet the work which he had wrought for Israel.
1 Samuel 2:12
Now the sons of Eli were base men; they knew not LORD.
Hosea 4:1
Hear the word of LORD, ye sons of Israel, for LORD has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land.
John 8:54
Jesus answered, If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing. My Father is he who glorifies me, of whom ye say, He is our God.
John 17:3
And this is eternal life, that they should know thee the only TRUE God, and Jesus Christ whom thou sent.
Romans 1:28
And just as they did not approve having God in knowledge, God gave them over to an unfit mind, to do things that are not fit;
2 Corinthians 4:4
in whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, in order for the light of the good-news of the glory of the Christ (who is a likeness of God) not to shine forth to them.

General references

Genesis 39:16
And she laid up his garment by her until his master came home.
Judges 16:6
And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, in what thy great strength lays, and with what thou might be bound to afflict thee.
Proverbs 25:18
A man who bears FALSE witness against his neighbor is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.
Habakkuk 1:3
Why do thou show me iniquity, and look upon perverseness? For destruction and violence are before me, and there is strife, and contention rises up.
Acts 24:9
And the Jews also agreed, claiming to have these things this way.