Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.
The godly speak wise words and promote justice.
I want to do what pleases you, my God. Your law dominates my thoughts."
I will tell about your justice, and all day long proclaim your salvation, though I cannot fathom its full extent.
What the righteous say is like the best silver, but what the wicked think is of little value.
Speaking recklessly is like the thrusts of a sword, but the words of the wise bring healing.
A person has joy in giving an appropriate answer, and a word at the right time -- how good it is!
Incline your ear and listen to the words of the wise, and apply your heart to my instruction.
The good person brings good things out of his good treasury, and the evil person brings evil things out of his evil treasury.
let the one who believes in me drink. Just as the scripture says, 'From within him will flow rivers of living water.'"
You must let no unwholesome word come out of your mouth, but only what is beneficial for the building up of the one in need, that it may give grace to those who hear.
But among you there must not be either sexual immorality, impurity of any kind, or greed, as these are not fitting for the saints.
Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer everyone.
People lie to one another; they flatter and deceive.
When someone comes to visit, he pretends to be friendly; he thinks of ways to defame me, and when he leaves he slanders me.
Your tongue carries out your destructive plans; it is as effective as a sharp razor, O deceiver.
Look, they hurl insults at me and openly threaten to kill me, for they say, "Who hears?"
They sharpen their tongues like a sword; they aim their arrow, a slanderous charge,
Proud men hide a snare for me; evil men spread a net by the path; they set traps for me. (Selah)
I wish I had a lodging place in the desert where I could spend some time like a weary traveler. Then I would desert my people and walk away from them because they are all unfaithful to God, a congregation of people that has been disloyal to him.
But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back for yourself part of the proceeds from the sale of the land?
saying, "Give me this power too, so that everyone I place my hands on may receive the Holy Spirit."
"Their throats are open graves, they deceive with their tongues, the poison of asps is under their lips."
So too the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it has great pretensions. Think how small a flame sets a huge forest ablaze.
to execute judgment on all, and to convict every person of all their thoroughly ungodly deeds that they have committed, and of all the harsh words that ungodly sinners have spoken against him."
Offspring of vipers! How are you able to say anything good, since you are evil? For the mouth speaks from what fills the heart.
They were talking to each other about all the things that had happened.