Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I said, I will give attention to my ways, so that my tongue may do no wrong; I will keep my mouth under control, while the sinner is before me.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue; and those to whom it is dear will have its fruit for their food.
The good man out of his good store gives good things; and the evil man out of his evil store gives evil things.
You have knowledge of this, dear brothers. But let every man be quick in hearing, slow in words, slow to get angry;
For we all go wrong in a number of things. If a man never makes a slip in his talk, then he is a complete man and able to keep all his body in control.
Evil is there; cruel rule and deceit are ever in the streets.
Evil-doers are overturned and never seen again, but the house of upright men will keep its place.
A false witness will not go without punishment, and the breather out of deceit will be cut off.
For he said, Truly they are my people, children who will not be false: so he was their saviour out of all their trouble.
Do not make false statements to one another; because you have put away the old man with all his doings,
1 Peter 2:1
So putting away all wrongdoing, and all tricks and deceits and envies and evil talk,
These are they who have not made themselves unclean with women; for they are virgins. These are they who go after the Lamb wherever he goes. These were taken from among men to be the first fruits to God and to the Lamb.