Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let me not, I pray you, accept any man's person, neither let me give flattery unto man.
They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.
He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets: therefore associate not with him who flatters with his lips.
A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For neither at any time used we flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness; God is witness:
You shall not bow down yourself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;
And among these nations shall you find no ease, neither shall the sole of your foot have rest: but the LORD shall give you there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind:
1 Kings 11:12
Nevertheless in your days I will not do it for David your father's sake: but I will tear it out of the hand of your son.
As for us, our eyes as yet failed, watching for our vain help: in our watching we have watched for a nation that could not save us.
Will you speak wickedly for God? and talk deceitfully for him?