Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals of juniper.

Bible References

Sharp, etc

Psalm 57:4
My soul is among lions, and I lie even among those that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows and their tongue a sharp sword.
Psalm 59:7
Behold, they belch out with their mouth; swords are in their lips; for who, say they, doth hear?
Proverbs 11:9
The hypocrite with his mouth destroys his neighbour, but the just are delivered with wisdom.
Proverbs 16:27
The man of Belial digs in search of evil, and in his lips there is as a burning fire.
Proverbs 18:8
The words of a talebearer seem smooth, but they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
James 3:5
In the same manner, the tongue is a very small member and boasts of great things. Behold, how great a forest a little fire kindles!

General references

Genesis 39:17
And she spoke unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew slave, whom thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to dishonour me;
Proverbs 25:18
A man that bears false witness against his neighbour is a maul and a sword and a sharp arrow.
Proverbs 26:21
Charcoal for burning coals and wood for fire, and a contentious man to kindle strife.