Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Behold, they bellow out with their mouths: swords are in their lips: for who, say they, does hear?
They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.
Therefore prophesy and say, Thus says the Lord GOD; Because they have made you desolate, and swallowed you up on every side, that you might be a possession unto the rest of the nations, and you are taken up by the lips of talkers, and are slandered by the people:
Then said they, Come, and let us devise plots against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us attack him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.