Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?

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Bible References

The multitude

Job 16:3
“Is there no limit to windy words?
Or what plagues you that you answer?
Job 18:2
“How long will you hunt for words?
Show understanding and then we can talk.
Psalm 140:11
“May a slanderer not be established in the earth;
May evil hunt the violent man speedily.”
Proverbs 10:19
When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable,
But he who restrains his lips is wise.
Acts 17:18
And also some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers were conversing with him. Some were saying, “What would this idle babbler wish to say?” Others, “He seems to be a proclaimer of strange deities,”—because he was preaching Jesus and the resurrection.
James 1:19
This you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;

General references

Job 13:7
“Will you speak what is unjust for God,
And speak what is deceitful for Him?