Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
It is all one; therefore I say, He destroyeth the perfect and the wicked.
The tents of robbers prosper, And they that provoke God are secure; Into whose hand God bringeth abundantly .
For from within, out of the heart of men, evil thoughts proceed, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,
The good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth that which is evil: for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.
If any man thinketh himself to be religious, while he bridleth not his tongue but deceiveth his heart, this man's religion is vain.
Thou givest thy mouth to evil, And thy tongue frameth deceit.
Thy tongue deviseth very wickedness, Like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.
Who have whet their tongue like a sword, And have aimed their arrows, even bitter words,
Deliver my soul, O Jehovah, from lying lips, And from a deceitful tongue.
And they bend their tongue, as it were their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith Jehovah.
So the tongue also is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how much wood is kindled by how small a fire!