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.
Everyone says false words to his neighbour: their tongues are smooth in their talk, and their hearts are full of deceit.
The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart; his words were softer than oil, but they were sharp swords.
Their only thought is to put him down from his place of honour; their delight is in deceit: blessing is in their mouths but cursing in their hearts. (Selah.)
His tongue is an arrow causing death; the words of his mouth are deceit: he says words of peace to his neighbour, but in his heart he is waiting secretly for him.
This is what the Lord has said about the prophets by whom my people have been turned from the right way; who, biting with their teeth, say, Peace; and if anyone puts nothing in their mouths they make ready for war against him.
Then the Pharisees went and had a meeting to see how they might make use of his words to take him.
That man is a worker of evil; the seed of wrongdoing has given birth to deceit.
His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and false words: under his tongue are evil purposes and dark thoughts.
He gives thought to evil on his bed; he takes a way which is not good; he is not a hater of evil.
Why do you take pride in wrongdoing, lifting yourself up against the upright man all the day?
Smooth lips and an evil heart are like a vessel of earth plated with silver waste.
For the purposes of their hearts are destruction, and their lips are talking of trouble.