Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

Grievous things

Bible References

The lying

Psalm 12:3
LORD will cut off all flattering lips, the tongue that speaks great things,
Psalm 59:12
[for] the sin of their mouth, [and] the words of their lips. Let them even be taken in their pride, and for cursing and lying which they speak.
Psalm 63:11
But the king shall rejoice in God. Everyone who swears by him shall glory, for the mouth of those who speak lies shall be stopped.
Psalm 140:9
As for the head of those who encompass me around, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.
Proverbs 12:19
The lips of truth shall be established forever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
Isaiah 54:17
No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper. And every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of LORD, and their righteousness which is of me, says LORD.
John 8:44
Ye are from the father, the devil, and ye want to do the desires of your father. He was a man-killer from the beginning, and he has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his
Revelation 21:8
But for the cowards, and unbelieving, and sinful, and abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part is in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.
Revelation 22:15
Outside are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the fornicators, and the murderers, and the idolaters, and every man who loves and makes a lie.


Psalm 64:3
who have whet their tongue like a sword, and have aimed their arrows, even bitter words,
Psalm 123:3
Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us, for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.
1 Samuel 2:3
Talk no more so very proudly. Let not arrogancy come out of your mouth, for LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.
2 Chronicles 32:16
And his servants spoke yet more against LORD God, and against his servant Hezekiah.
Isaiah 37:22
this is the word which LORD has spoken concerning him: The virgin daughter of Zion has despised thee and laughed thee to scorn. The daughter of Jerusalem has shaken her head at thee.
Matthew 10:25
It is enough for the pupil that he becomes like his teacher, and the bondman like his lord. If they have called the house-ruler Beelzebub, how much more those of his household.
Matthew 12:24
But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, This man does not cast out demons, except by Beelzebub the ruler of the demons.
John 8:48
Therefore the Jews answered and said to him, Do we not say well that thou are a Samaritan, and have a demon?
Acts 25:7
And when he arrived, the Jews who came down from Jerusalem stood around, bringing many and serious accusations against Paul, which they could not prove,

Grievous things

Psalm 94:4
They prate, they speak arrogantly. All the workers of iniquity boast themselves.
Jude 1:15
to execute judgment against all, and to convict all the irreverent of them about all the works of their own irreverence that they have done irreverently, and about all the harsh things that irreverent sinners spoke against him.