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
not that which goeth into the mouth defileth the man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this polluteth the man.
Matthew 12:34
O race of vipers, how can ye speak good things, who are yourselves so wicked? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
Luke 19:22
But he said to him, Out of thy own mouth will I judge thee, thou wicked servant, Thou knewest that I am an austere man, taking up what I laid not down, and reaping what I did not sow;
James 3:6
And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our several parts, defiling the whole body, inflaming the course of nature, and is set on fire by hell.
Revelation 13:5
And there was given him a mouth speaking great and blasphemous things, and power was given him to make war forty two months.