Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Not that which entereth into the mouth defileth the man; but that which proceedeth out of the mouth, this defileth the man.
Ye offspring of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
1 Samuel 24:13
As saith the proverb of the ancients, Out of the wicked cometh forth wickedness; but my hand shall not be upon thee.
The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: He hath ceased to be wise and to do good.
A worthless person, a man of iniquity, Is he that walketh with a perverse mouth;
The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable; But the mouth of the wicked'speaketh perverseness.
The tongue of the wise uttereth knowledge aright; But the mouth of fools poureth out folly.
He saith unto him, Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee, thou wicked servant. Thou knewest that I am an austere man, taking up that which I laid not down, and reaping that which I did not sow;
And the tongue is a fire: the world of iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the wheel of nature, and is set on fire by hell.
and there was given to him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and there was given to him authority to continue forty and two months.