Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

General references

Bible References

Heart

Proverbs 15:2
The tongue of the wise uttereth knowledge aright; But the mouth of fools poureth out folly.
Proverbs 16:23
The heart of the wise instructeth his mouth, And addeth learning to his lips.
1 Kings 3:23
Then said the king, The one saith, This is my son that liveth, and thy son is the dead: and the other saith, Nay; but thy son is the dead, and my son is the living.
Ecclesiastes 5:2
Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thy heart be hasty to utter anything before God; for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few.
1 Peter 3:15
but sanctify in your hearts Christ as Lord: being ready always to give answer to every man that asketh you a reason concerning the hope that is in you, yet with meekness and fear:

General references

Proverbs 14:33
Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding; But that which is in the inward part of fools is made known.
Matthew 15:18
But the things which proceed out of the mouth come forth out of the heart; and they defile the man.