Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
This is one thing, therefore I said it, He destroys the blameless and the wicked.
The tents of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God brings abundantly.
For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,
A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good; and an 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 any man among you seems to be religious, and bridles not his tongue, but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is vain.
You give your mouth to evil, and your tongue frames deceit.
Your tongue devises evil; 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 know not me, says the LORD.
Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasts great things. Behold, how great a forest a little fire kindles!