Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.

General references

Bible References


Proverbs 12:18
There are those that speak like the piercings of a sword, but the tongue of the wise is medicine.
Proverbs 15:4
The wholesome tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.
Proverbs 16:13
Righteous lips are the delight of kings, and they love him that speaks that which is right.
Proverbs 25:11
A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold inscribed with silver.
Matthew 12:35
The good man out of the good treasure of the heart brings forth good things, and the evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things.

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Proverbs 8:10
Receive my chastening and not silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold.