Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
One thing remains, that I say, He consumes the perfect and the wicked.
The tents of robbers are at ease, and those that provoke God and those who carry gods in their hands live secure.
For from within, out of the heart of men, come forth the evil thoughts, the adulteries, the fornications, the murders,
The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good, and the evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil, for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.
If anyone among you thinks to be religious and does not bridle his tongue, but deceives his own heart, his religion is vain.
Thou didst give thy mouth to evil, and thy tongue frames deceit.
Thy tongue devises wickedness like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.
Who whet their tongue like a sword and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words
Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips and from a deceitful tongue.
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 did not recognize me, said the LORD.
In the same manner, the tongue is a very small member and boasts of great things. Behold, how great a forest a little fire kindles!