Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That they may keep thee from the woman belonging to someone else, from the stranger who flatters with her words.
He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets; therefore meddle not with him that flatters with his lips.
He that hates dissembles with his lips and lays up deceit within him;
2 Samuel 14:17
Then thy handmaid said, Let the word of my lord the king bring rest; for as an angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and evil; and let the LORD thy God be with thee.
He that speaks flattery to his neighbour, even the eyes of his sons shall fail.
For there is no uprightness in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue.
Each one speaks vanity with his neighbour: they speak with flattering lips and with a double heart.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For we were never flatterers in the word, as ye know, nor tainted with covetousness, God is witness,
Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.
Mem From upon high he has sent fire into my bones, and it prevails against them; he has spread a net for my feet; he has turned me back; he has made me desolate and always with pain.
Hear ye this, O priests; and hearken, ye house of Israel; and give ear, O house of the king because the judgment is for you, for ye have been a snare in Mizpah and a net spread over Tabor.
And they watched him and sent forth spies who feigned themselves just men that they might take hold of him as he was speaking, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.
For they that are such do not serve our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly and by smooth words and blessings deceive the hearts of the simple.