Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.

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Bible References

Generation

Matthew 3:7
But, seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his immersion, he said to them, "Broods of vipers! who warned you to flee from the coming wrath!
Matthew 23:33
Serpents! broods of vipers! How can ye escape the judgment of Hell?
Luke 3:7
He was saying, therefore, to the multitudes coming forth to be immersed by him, "Broods of vipers! who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
John 8:44
Ye are of your father the Devil; and the desires of your father ye wish to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own; because he is a liar, and the father of it.
1 John 3:10
In this are manifest the children of God and the children of the Devil: every one that does not righteousness is not of God, neither he that does not love his brother;

How

Romans 3:10
as it has been written, "There is none righteous, no not one;
James 3:5
So also the tongue is a little member, and boasts great things. Behold, how small a fire kindles how great a forest!

For

Luke 6:45
"The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good; and the evil, out of the evil treasure brings forth that which is evil; for out of the abundance of the heart does his mouth speak.

General references

Matthew 15:18
But the things that proceed out of the mouth come forth out of the heart; and these defile the man.
Mark 7:20
And He said, "That which proceeds out of the man, that defiles the man.