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 Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, "You offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
You snakes, you offspring of vipers! How will you escape being condemned to hell?
So John said to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, "You offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
You people are from your father the devil, and you want to do what your father desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not uphold the truth, because there is no truth in him. Whenever he lies, he speaks according to his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of lies.
1 John 3:10
By this the children of God and the children of the devil are revealed: Everyone who does not practice righteousness -- the one who does not love his fellow Christian -- is not of God.
1 Samuel 24:13
It's like the old proverb says: 'From evil people evil proceeds.' But my hand will not be against you.
He says to himself, "I will never be upended, because I experience no calamity."
Your tongue carries out your destructive plans; it is as effective as a sharp razor, O deceiver.
For the music director; according to the machalath style; a well-written song by David. Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." They sin and commit evil deeds; none of them does what is right.
They sharpen their tongues like a sword; they aim their arrow, a slanderous charge,
I said, "O Lord, rescue me from those who lie with their lips and those who deceive with their tongue.
who plan ways to harm me. All day long they stir up conflict.
For a fool speaks disgraceful things; his mind plans out sinful deeds. He commits godless deeds and says misleading things about the Lord; he gives the hungry nothing to satisfy their appetite and gives the thirsty nothing to drink.
No one is concerned about justice; no one sets forth his case truthfully. They depend on false words and tell lies; they conceive of oppression and give birth to sin.
"Stand in the gate of the Lord's temple and proclaim this message: 'Listen, all you people of Judah who have passed through these gates to worship the Lord. Hear what the Lord has to say.
just as it is written: "There is no one righteous, not even one,
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.
The good person out of the good treasury of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasury produces evil, for his mouth speaks from what fills his heart.
Everyone whose heart stirred him to action and everyone whose spirit was willing came and brought the offering for the Lord for the work of the tent of meeting, for all its service, and for the holy garments.
But the things that come out of the mouth come from the heart, and these things defile a person.
He said, "What comes out of a person defiles him.