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.
One friend deceives another and no one tells the truth. These people have trained themselves to tell lies. They do wrong and are unable to repent.
Your tongue carries out your destructive plans; it is as effective as a sharp razor, O deceiver.
They sharpen their tongues like a sword; they aim their arrow, a slanderous charge,
I said, "O Lord, rescue me from those who lie with their lips and those who deceive with their tongue.
For your hands are stained with blood and your fingers with sin; your lips speak lies, your tongue utters malicious words.
They are determined to be experts at doing evil; government officials and judges take bribes, prominent men make demands, and they all do what is necessary to satisfy them.
"Their throats are open graves, they deceive with their tongues, the poison of asps is under their lips."
So do not be afraid; you are more valuable than many sparrows.
For if anyone is ashamed of me and 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 angels."
For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is God's power for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
and by not being intimidated in any way by your opponents. This is a sign of their destruction, but of your salvation -- a sign which is from God.
Dear friends, although I have been eager to write to you about our common salvation, I now feel compelled instead to write to encourage you to contend earnestly for the faith that was once for all entrusted to the saints.
But they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives so much that they were afraid to die.
But your ancestors did not listen to me nor pay attention to me. They became obstinate and were more wicked than even their own forefathers.'"
2 Timothy 3:13
But evil people and charlatans will go from bad to worse, deceiving others and being deceived themselves.
The Lord answered, "This will happen because my people are foolish. They do not know me. They are like children who have no sense. They have no understanding. They are skilled at doing evil. They do not know how to do good."
He upheld the cause of the poor and needy. So things went well for Judah.' The Lord says, 'That is a good example of what it means to know me.'
"People will no longer need to teach their neighbors and relatives to know me. For all of them, from the least important to the most important, will know me," says the Lord. "For I will forgive their sin and will no longer call to mind the wrong they have done."
That entire generation passed away; a new generation grew up that had not personally experienced the Lord's presence or seen what he had done for Israel.
1 Samuel 2:12
The sons of Eli were wicked men. They did not recognize the Lord's authority.
Hear the word of the Lord, you Israelites! For the Lord has a covenant lawsuit against the people of Israel. For there is neither faithfulness nor loyalty in the land, nor do they acknowledge God.
Jesus replied, "If I glorify myself, my glory is worthless. The one who glorifies me is my Father, about whom you people say, 'He is our God.'
Now this is eternal life -- that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you sent.
And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do what should not be done.
2 Corinthians 4:4
among whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of those who do not believe so they would not see the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God.
So she laid his outer garment beside her until his master came home.
So Delilah said to Samson, "Tell me what makes you so strong and how you can be subdued and humiliated."
Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow, so is the one who testifies against his neighbor as a false witness.
Why do you force me to witness injustice? Why do you put up with wrongdoing? Destruction and violence confront me; conflict is present and one must endure strife.
The Jews also joined in the verbal attack, claiming that these things were true.