Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.
The evil-doer in his pride is cruel to the poor; let him be taken by the tricks of his invention.
Let not the foot of pride come against me, or the hand of the evil-doers put me out of my place.
Happy is the man who has faith in the Lord, and does not give honour to the men of pride or to those who are turned away to deceit.
The men of pride have put secret cords for my feet; stretching nets in my way, so that they may take me with their tricks. (Selah.)
Now I am certain that the Lord is greater than all gods, for he has overcome them in their pride.
But he gives more grace. So that the Writings say, God is against the men of pride, but he gives grace to those who make themselves low before him.
Keep me safe from the secret purpose of wrongdoers; from the band of the workers of evil;
Their tongues are sharp like the tongue of a snake; the poison of snakes is under their lips. (Selah.)
He will keep you safe from the evil tongue; and you will have no fear of wasting when it comes.
With right behaviour as in the day; not in pleasure-making and drinking, not in bad company and unclean behaviour, not in fighting and envy.
2 Corinthians 12:20
For I have a fear that, when I come, you may not be answering to my desire, and that I may not be answering to yours; that there may be fighting, hate, angry feeling, divisions, evil talk about others, secrets, thoughts of pride, outbursts against authority;
Worship of images, use of strange powers, hates, fighting, desire for what another has, angry feelings, attempts to get the better of others, divisions, false teachings,
1 Timothy 6:4
He has an over-high opinion of himself; being without knowledge, having only an unhealthy love of questionings and wars of words, from which come envy, fighting, cruel words, evil thoughts,
Even so the tongue is a small part of the body, but it takes credit for great things. How much wood may be lighted by a very little fire!