Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart; his words were softer than oil, yet they were drawn swords.
A soft answer turns away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger.
The poor uses intreaties, but the rich answer roughly.
By long forbearing a prince is persuaded, and a soft tongue breaks the bones.
Who say to those that see, See not; and to the prophets, Do not prophesy right things unto us, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy deceits: