Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
One thing, there is, for which cause, I have said it, The blameless and the lawless, he bringeth to an end.
At peace are the tents that belong to the spoilers, and there is security to them who provoke GOD, To him who bringeth a god in his hand.
For, from within, out of the heart of men, the base designs, come forth, - fornications, thefts,
The good man, out of the good treasure of the heart, bringeth forth that which is good; and, the wicked man, out of the wicked heart, bringeth forth that which is wicked; for, out of an overflowing of heart, speaketh, his mouth.
If any thinketh he is observant of religion, not curbing his own tongue, but deceiving his own heart, this one's, religious observance is, vain:
Thy mouth, hast thou thrust into wickedness, And, thy tongue, kept weaving deceit;
Engulfing ruin, doth thy tongue devise, Like a whetted razor, working deceit;
Who have sharpened, like a sword, their tongue, Have made ready their arrow - a bitter word;
Who have prepared e their tongue as their bow of falsehood, And, not by faithfulness, have they become mighty in the land, - For from wickedness unto wickedness, have they gone forth, But me, have they not known, Declareth Yahweh.
So, also, the tongue, is, a little member, and yet, of great things, maketh boast. Lo! how small a fire, kindleth, how great a forest;