Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who taught you to flee from the wrath to come?
Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the judgment of hell?
Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized of him, O generation of vipers, who taught you to flee from the wrath to come?
Ye are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father ye desire to do. He was a murderer from the beginning and abode not in the truth because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own, for he is a liar and the father of it.
1 John 3:10
In this the sons of God are manifest, and the sons of the devil: whosoever does not righteousness and that loves not his brother is not of God.
1 Samuel 24:13
As saith the proverb of the ancients, Wickedness proceeds from the wicked, but my hand shall not be upon thee.
He has said in his heart, I shall not be moved, for I shall never be in adversity.
Thy tongue devises wickedness like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.
The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They have corrupted themselves and have done abominable iniquity; there is no one that does good.
Who whet their tongue like a sword and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words
Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips and from a deceitful tongue.
Who devise evil in their heart; they are continually gathered together for war.
For the vile person will speak villainy, and his heart will invent iniquity to work unrighteousness and to speak scornfully against the LORD, leaving the soul of the hungry empty and taking away the drink of the thirsty.
No one calls for righteousness, nor do any judge by the truth; they trust in vanity, and speak vanities; they conceive trouble and bring forth iniquity.
Stand in the gate of the LORD's house and proclaim there this word and say, Hear the word of the LORD, all ye of Judah that enter in at these gates to worship the LORD.
as it is written, There is no one righteous, no, not one;
In the same manner, the tongue is a very small member and boasts of great things. Behold, how great a forest a little fire kindles!
The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good, and the evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil, for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.
And they came, every man whose heart stirred him up, and every one whose spirit made them willing, and they brought the LORD's offering for the work of the tabernacle of the testimony and for all his service and for the holy garments.
But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart, and they defile the man.
For he had said that it is what comes out of the man that defiles the man.