Thy tongue devises wickedness like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.
My soul is among lions, and I lie even among those that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows and their tongue a sharp sword.
Behold, they belch out with their mouth; swords are in their lips; for who, say they, doth hear?
Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked, from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity:
for the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me; they have spoken of me with a lying tongue.
Who devise evil in their heart; they are continually gathered together for war.
These six things does the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:
There are those that speak like the piercings of a sword, but the tongue of the wise is medicine.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those that love it shall eat its fruit.
There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their molars as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the destitute from among men.
And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies, but they are not valiant for the truth upon the earth for they proceed from evil to evil, and they did not recognize me, said the LORD.
Then they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not consider any of his words.
Now the princes of the priests and the elders and all the council sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;
Then they suborned men, who said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and against God.
And after five days Ananias, the prince of the priests, descended with the elders and with a certain orator named Tertullus, who informed the governor against Paul.
For we have found this man a pestilent fellow and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world and prince of the seditious sect of the Nazarenes,
but remove from ourselves every hidden shameful thing, not walking in craftiness, nor adulterating the word of God, but in the manifestation of the truth, commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
For these false apostles are deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.
And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation and virtue and the kingdom of our God and the power of his Christ; for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, who accused them before our God day and night.