Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.
For I hear what so many are saying, the terrifying news that comes from every direction. When they plot together against me, they figure out how they can take my life.
They sharpen their tongues like a sword; they aim their arrow, a slanderous charge,
Their tongues wound like a serpent; a viper's venom is behind their lips. (Selah)
2 Samuel 15:3
Absalom would then say to him, "Look, your claims are legitimate and appropriate. But there is no representative of the king who will listen to you."
2 Samuel 17:1
Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Let me pick out twelve thousand men. Then I will go and pursue David this very night.
The heart of the righteous considers how to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.
The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were trying to find false testimony against Jesus so that they could put him to death.
How will he severely punish you, you deceptive talker?
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
The one who tells the truth will endure forever, but the one who lies will last only for a moment.
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.
They brought forward false witnesses who said, "This man does not stop saying things against this holy place and the law.