Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

Bible References

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Proverbs 10:20
The tongue of the righteous is like choice silver. The heart of the wicked is of little worth.
Proverbs 13:14
The teaching of the wise is a spring of life, to turn from the snares of death.
Proverbs 15:7
The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so with the heart of fools.
Proverbs 16:22
Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, but the punishment of fools is their folly.
Proverbs 18:4
The words of a man's mouth are like deep waters. The fountain of wisdom is like a flowing brook.
Proverbs 20:15
There is gold and abundance of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a rare jewel.
Psalm 37:30
The mouth of the righteous talks of wisdom. His tongue speaks justice.
Ephesians 4:29
Let no corrupt speech proceed out of your mouth, but such as is good for building up as the need may be, that it may give grace to those who hear.


Proverbs 10:6
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
Psalm 107:42
The upright will see it, and be glad. All the wicked will shut their mouths.
Ecclesiastes 10:12
The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but a fool is swallowed by his own lips.
Matthew 12:34
You offspring of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks.
James 3:5
So the tongue is also a little member, and boasts great things. See how a small fire can spread to a large forest!