Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.

A double heart

Bible References


Psalm 5:9
For in his mouth is nothing worthy of trust, Their inward purpose, is engulphing ruin, - An opened sepulchre, is their throat, With their tongue, speak they smooth things.
Psalm 28:3
Do not drag me away - with the lawless, or with the workers of iniquity, - who speak peaceably with their neighbours, but, wrong, is in their heart.
Psalm 62:4
Surely, from his elevation, they have taken counsel to thrust him down, They accept falsehood, - With his mouth, they each of them bless, But, inwardly, they revile. Selah.
Proverbs 20:19
A revealer of secrets, is one who goeth about talebearing, therefore, with him who openeth his lips, shalt thou not have fellowship.
Proverbs 29:5
A man who flattereth his neighbour, spreadeth, a net, over his steps.
Ezekiel 12:24
For there shall no more be - Any vision of falsehood Or divination of deceit, In the midst of the house of Israel.
Romans 16:18
For, they who are such, unto our Lord Christ are not doing service, but unto their own belly, - and, through their smooth and flattering speech, deceive the hearts of the innocent.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For neither at any time were we found, using words of flattery, - even as ye know, nor a pretext for greed - God, is witness!

A double heart

1 Chronicles 12:33
Of Zebulun - such as were ready to go forth in host, expert for battle with all weapons of war, fifty thousand, - and for setting in array, not of two minds!

General references

Genesis 29:19
And Laban said, Better that I give her to thee, than that I should give her to another man, - Abide with me!
Judges 16:6
So Delilah said unto Samson, Do tell me, I pray thee, wherein lieth thy great strength, - and wherewith thou mightest be bound, to humble thee.
Habakkuk 1:3
Wherefore shouldst thou let me see iniquity, and, wrong, shouldst let me behold, and, force and violence, be straight before me, - and there should have ever been someone who, contention and strife, would uphold?
Acts 12:22
And, the populace, began to shout - A god's, voice, and not, a man's!