Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is health.

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Proverbs 10:26
As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to those who send him.
Proverbs 26:6
He who sends a message by the hand of a fool cuts off the feet, [and] drinks injury.
Jeremiah 23:13
And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria. They prophesied by Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.
Ezekiel 3:18
When I say to a wicked man, Thou shall surely die, and thou give him no warning, nor speak to warn the wicked man from his wicked way, to save his life, the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity, but I will require his blood at
Ezekiel 33:7
So thou, son of man, I have set thee a watchman to the house of Israel. Therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.
2 Corinthians 2:17
For we are not as other men, huckstering the word of God, but as from purity. But we speak in Christ as from God in the sight of God.

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Proverbs 25:13
As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, [is] a faithful messenger to those who send him, for he refreshes the soul of his masters.