Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Take ye heed every one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders.

Bible References

Ye heed

Jeremiah 12:6
“For even your brothers and the household of your father,
Even they have dealt treacherously with you,
Even they have cried aloud after you.
Do not believe them, although they may say nice things to you.”
Psalm 12:2
They speak falsehood to one another;
With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak.
Psalm 55:11
Destruction is in her midst;
Oppression and deceit do not depart from her streets.
Proverbs 26:24
He who hates disguises it with his lips,
But he lays up deceit in his heart.
Micah 7:5
Do not trust in a neighbor;
Do not have confidence in a friend.
From her who lies in your bosom
Guard your lips.
Matthew 10:17
But beware of men, for they will hand you over to the courts and scourge you in their synagogues;
Luke 21:16
But you will be betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death,

Every brother

Genesis 27:35
And he said, “Your brother came deceitfully and has taken away your blessing.”
Genesis 32:28
He said, “Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel; for you have striven with God and with men and have prevailed.”
1 Thessalonians 4:6
and that no man transgress and defraud his brother in the matter because the Lord is the avenger in all these things, just as we also told you before and solemnly warned you.

Walk

Jeremiah 6:28
All of them are stubbornly rebellious,
Going about as a talebearer.
They are bronze and iron;
They, all of them, are corrupt.
Leviticus 19:16
You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the Lord.
Psalm 15:3
He does not slander with his tongue,
Nor does evil to his neighbor,
Nor takes up a reproach against his friend;
Proverbs 6:16
There are six things which the Lord hates,
Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him:
Proverbs 10:18
He who conceals hatred has lying lips,
And he who spreads slander is a fool.
Proverbs 25:18
Like a club and a sword and a sharp arrow
Is a man who bears false witness against his neighbor.
Ezekiel 22:9
Slanderous men have been in you for the purpose of shedding blood, and in you they have eaten at the mountain shrines. In your midst they have committed acts of lewdness.
1 Peter 2:1
Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander,

General references

Genesis 39:16
So she left his garment beside her until his master came home.
Judges 16:6
So Delilah said to Samson, “Please tell me where your great strength is and how you may be bound to afflict you.”
Habakkuk 1:3
Why do You make me see iniquity,
And cause me to look on wickedness?
Yes, destruction and violence are before me;
Strife exists and contention arises.
Acts 24:9
The Jews also joined in the attack, asserting that these things were so.