Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


How forcible are right words! but what doth your arguing reprove?

Bible References


Job 4:4
Your words have steadied the one who was stumbling
and braced the knees that were buckling.
Job 16:5
Instead, I would encourage you with my mouth,
and the consolation from my lips would bring relief.
Proverbs 12:18
There is one who speaks rashly,
like a piercing sword;
but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Proverbs 16:21
Anyone with a wise heart is called discerning,
and pleasant speech increases learning.
Proverbs 18:21
Life and death are in the power of the tongue,
and those who love it will eat its fruit.
Proverbs 25:11
A word spoken at the right time
is like gold apples on a silver tray.
Ecclesiastes 12:10
The Teacher sought to find delightful sayings and write words of truth accurately.

What doth

Job 13:5
If only you would shut up
and let that be your wisdom!
Job 16:3
Is there no end to your empty words?
What provokes you that you continue testifying?
Job 21:34
So how can you offer me such futile comfort?
Your answers are deceptive.
Job 24:25
If this is not true, then who can prove me a liar
and show that my speech is worthless?
Job 32:3
He was also angry at Job’s three friends because they had failed to refute him and yet had condemned him.

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