Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

When he speaketh fair, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart.

General references

Bible References

Speaketh fair

Psalm 12:2
They speak falsehood to one another;
With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak.
Psalm 28:3
Do not drag me away with the wicked
And with those who work iniquity,
Who speak peace with their neighbors,
While evil is in their hearts.
Jeremiah 9:2
Oh that I had in the desert
A wayfarers’ lodging place;
That I might leave my people
And go from them!
For all of them are adulterers,
An assembly of treacherous men.
Micah 7:5
Do not trust in a neighbor;
Do not have confidence in a friend.
From her who lies in your bosom
Guard your lips.

Believe

Jeremiah 12:6
“For even your brothers and the household of your father,
Even they have dealt treacherously with you,
Even they have cried aloud after you.
Do not believe them, although they may say nice things to you.”
Matthew 24:23
Then if anyone says to you, ‘Behold, here is the Christ,’ or ‘There He is,’ do not believe him.

Seven

Proverbs 6:16
There are six things which the Lord hates,
Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him:

General references

Numbers 23:12
He replied, “Must I not be careful to speak what the Lord puts in my mouth?”