Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

Bible References

General references

Proverbs 12:18
Speaking recklessly is like the thrusts of a sword, but the words of the wise bring healing.
Psalm 52:2
Your tongue carries out your destructive plans; it is as effective as a sharp razor, O deceiver.
Psalm 55:21
His words are as smooth as butter, but he harbors animosity in his heart. His words seem softer than oil, but they are really like sharp swords.
Psalm 57:4
I am surrounded by lions; I lie down among those who want to devour me; men whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are a sharp sword.
Psalm 120:3
How will he severely punish you, you deceptive talker?
Psalm 140:3
Their tongues wound like a serpent; a viper's venom is behind their lips. (Selah)
Jeremiah 9:3
The Lord says, "These people are like soldiers who have readied their bows. Their tongues are always ready to shoot out lies. They have become powerful in the land, but they have not done so by honest means. Indeed, they do one evil thing after another and do not pay attention to me.
James 3:6
And the tongue is a fire! The tongue represents the world of wrongdoing among the parts of our bodies. It pollutes the entire body and sets fire to the course of human existence -- and is set on fire by hell.

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