Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

He that speaketh flattery to his friends, even the eyes of his children shall fail.

General references

Bible References

He that

Job 32:21
“Let me now be partial to no one,
Nor flatter any man.
Psalm 12:2
They speak falsehood to one another;
With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak.
Proverbs 20:19
He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets,
Therefore do not associate with a gossip.
Proverbs 29:5
A man who flatters his neighbor
Is spreading a net for his steps.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For we never came with flattering speech, as you know, nor with a pretext for greed—God is witness—

The eyes

Exodus 20:5
You shall not worship them or serve them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me,
Deuteronomy 28:65
Among those nations you shall find no rest, and there will be no resting place for the sole of your foot; but there the Lord will give you a trembling heart, failing of eyes, and despair of soul.
1 Kings 11:12
Nevertheless I will not do it in your days for the sake of your father David, but I will tear it out of the hand of your son.
Lamentations 4:17
Yet our eyes failed,
Looking for help was useless;
In our watching we have watched
For a nation that could not save.

General references

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