Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man.

Bible References

General references

Matthew 15:11
What defiles a person is not what goes into the mouth; it is what comes out of the mouth that defiles a person."
Matthew 12:34
Offspring of vipers! How are you able to say anything good, since you are evil? For the mouth speaks from what fills the heart.
1 Samuel 24:13
It's like the old proverb says: 'From evil people evil proceeds.' But my hand will not be against you.
Psalm 36:3
The words he speaks are sinful and deceitful; he does not care about doing what is wise and right.
Proverbs 6:12
A worthless and wicked person walks around saying perverse things;
Proverbs 10:32
The lips of the righteous know what is pleasing, but the speech of the wicked is perverse.
Proverbs 15:2
The tongue of the wise treats knowledge correctly, but the mouth of the fool spouts out folly.
Luke 19:22
The king said to him, 'I will judge you by your own words, you wicked slave! So you knew, did you, that I was a severe man, withdrawing what I didn't deposit and reaping what I didn't sow?
James 3:6
And the tongue is a fire! The tongue represents the world of wrongdoing among the parts of our bodies. It pollutes the entire body and sets fire to the course of human existence -- and is set on fire by hell.
Revelation 13:5
The beast was given a mouth speaking proud words and blasphemies, and he was permitted to exercise ruling authority for forty-two months.

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