Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Draw me not away with the wicked, and with the workers of iniquity, which speak peace to their neighbours, but mischief is in their hearts.
They speak falsehood everyone with his neighbor. With flattering lip, and with a double heart, they speak.
His mouth was smooth as butter, but his heart was war. His words were softer than oil, yet they were drawn swords.
They only consult to thrust him down from his dignity. They delight in lies. They bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.
Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks deceit. He speaks peaceably to his neighbor with his mouth, but in his heart he lays wait for him.
Thus says LORD concerning the prophets who make my people to err, who bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace. And he who does not put into their mouths, they even prepare war against him.
Then the Pharisees having departed, they took counsel how they might trap him in his talk.
Behold [the wicked man], he travails with iniquity. Yea, he has conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.
His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and oppression. Under his tongue is mischief and iniquity.
He devises iniquity upon his bed. He sets himself in a way that is not good. He does not abhor evil.
Why boast thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? The loving kindness of God [is] continual.
Fervent lips and a wicked heart are an earthen vessel overlaid with silver dross.
For their heart meditates oppression, and their lips talk of mischief.