Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.

Bible References

Let

2 Corinthians 1:17
When I therefore was thus minded, did I show fickleness? or the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that with me there should be the yea yea and the nay nay?
Colossians 4:6
Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer each one.
James 5:12
But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by the heaven, nor by the earth, nor by any other oath: but let your yea be yea, and your nay, nay; that ye fall not under judgment.

Cometh

Matthew 13:19
When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, then cometh the evil one , and snatcheth away that which hath been sown in his heart. This is he that was sown by the way side.
Matthew 15:19
For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, railings:
John 8:44
Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father it is your will to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and standeth not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.
Ephesians 4:25
Wherefore, putting away falsehood, speak ye truth each one with his neighbor: for we are members one of another.
Colossians 3:9
lie not one to another; seeing that ye have put off the old man with his doings,
James 5:12
But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by the heaven, nor by the earth, nor by any other oath: but let your yea be yea, and your nay, nay; that ye fall not under judgment.

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