Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Not that coming into the mouth pollutes the man; but that going forth out of the mouth, this pollutes the man.
O generation of vipers! how can ye speak good things, being evil? for out of the abundance of the heart the month speaks.
1 Samuel 24:13
As the ancient parable will say, Injustice will go forth from the unjust; and my hand shall not be upon thee.
The words of his mouth vanity and deceit: he ceased to be circumspect, to do good.
A man of Belial, a man of iniquity, goes with perverseness of mouth.
The lips of the just one shall know acceptance: and the mouth of the unjust, perverseness.
The tongue of the wise will make knowledge good: and the mouth of the foolish will gush forth folly.
And he said to him, Out of thy month will I judge thee, O evil servant. Thou knewest that I am an austere man, taking up what I laid not down, and reaping what I sowed not:
(And the tongue a fire, a world of iniquity: so the tongue is placed in our members, defiling the whole body, and burning the wheel of creation; and burned by hell.
And a mouth was given him speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given him to make war forty-two months.