Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Smoother than curds, were the words of his mouth, But, war, was in his heart, - Softer his words than oil, Yet, they, were drawn swords!
A soft answer, turneth away wrath, but a cutting word raiseth anger.
Supplications, doth the poor man utter, but, the rich, answereth fiercely.
By long patience, is a judge persuaded, and, a soft tongue, breaketh the bone.
Who have said to the seers, Ye must not see! To the prophets, Ye must not prophesy to us reproofs! Speak to us smooth things, Prophesy delusions: