They speak falsehood to one another; With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak.
And when he comes to see me, he speaks falsehood; His heart gathers wickedness to itself; When he goes outside, he tells it.
For such men are slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own appetites; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.
His mouth is full of curses and deceit and oppression; Under his tongue is mischief and wickedness.
“Their tongue is a deadly arrow; It speaks deceit; With his mouth one speaks peace to his neighbor, But inwardly he sets an ambush for him.
Of Zebulun, there were 50,000 who went out in the army, who could draw up in battle formation with all kinds of weapons of war and helped David with an undivided heart.
There is nothing reliable in what they say; Their inward part is destruction itself. Their throat is an open grave; They flatter with their tongue.
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.
Whose mouths speak deceit, And whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood.
being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.
The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit; He has ceased to be wise and to do good.
Those who seek my life lay snares for me; And those who seek to injure me have threatened destruction, And they devise treachery all day long.
For the choir director. A Maskil of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul and said to him, “David has come to the house of Ahimelech.” Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The lovingkindness of God endures all day long.
His speech was smoother than butter, But his heart was war; His words were softer than oil, Yet they were drawn swords.
On account of the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips, Let them even be caught in their pride, And on account of curses and lies which they utter.
They have counseled only to thrust him down from his high position; They delight in falsehood; They bless with their mouth, But inwardly they curse. Selah.
Rescue me and deliver me out of the hand of aliens, Whose mouth speaks deceit And whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood.
He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets, Therefore do not associate with a gossip.
A man who flatters his neighbor Is spreading a net for his steps.
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.
For there will no longer be any false vision or flattering divination within the house of Israel.
For we never came with flattering speech, as you know, nor with a pretext for greed— God is witness—