Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Bible References

A flattering

Proverbs 6:24
To keep thee from the evil woman, From the flattery of the foreigner's tongue.
Proverbs 7:5
That they may keep thee from the strange woman, From the foreigner that flattereth with her words.
Proverbs 29:5
A man that flattereth his neighbor Spreadeth a net for his steps.
Luke 20:20
And they watched him, and sent forth spies, who feigned themselves to be righteous, that they might take hold of his speech, so as to deliver him up to the rule and to the authority of the governor.

General references

Judges 16:6
And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, wherein thy great strength lieth, and wherewith thou mightest be bound to afflict thee.
1 Samuel 24:9
And David said to Saul, Wherefore hearkenest thou to men's words, saying, Behold, David seeketh thy hurt?
Ezekiel 12:24
For there shall be no more any false vision nor flattering divination within the house of Israel.