Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

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Bible References

He that

Job 32:21
Let me be partial to no man, and, unto no son of earth, give flattering titles,
Psalm 12:2
Deception, speak they, every one with his neighbour, - with lips uttering smooth things - with a heart and a heart, do they speak.
Proverbs 20:19
A revealer of secrets, is one who goeth about talebearing, therefore, with him who openeth his lips, shalt thou not have fellowship.
Proverbs 29:5
A man who flattereth his neighbour, spreadeth, a net, over his steps.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For neither at any time were we found, using words of flattery, - even as ye know, nor a pretext for greed - God, is witness!

The eyes

Exodus 20:5
thou shalt not bow thyself down to them nor be led to serve them - For, I, Yahweh, thy God, am a jealous GOD, visiting the iniquity of fathers upon sons, unto three generations and, unto four, of them that hate me;
Deuteronomy 28:65
And among those nations, shalt thou find no ease, neither shall there be a place of rest for the sole of thy foot, - but Yahweh will give unto thee there a trembling heart, and a failing of eyes and faintness of soul.
1 Kings 11:12
Notwithstanding, in thine own days, will I not do it, for the sake of David thy father, - out of the hand of thy son, will I rend it.
Lamentations 4:17
Silly shall our eyes fail, for our help that is vain: In our watchtower, have we watched - for a nation that will not save.

General references

Job 13:7
Is it, for God, ye would speak perversely? And, for him, would ye speak deceit: