Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.

Speak loftily

Bible References

Corrupt

Psalm 53:1
[To the Chief Musician upon mahalath. A maschil. A Song of David.] The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that does good.
Proverbs 30:13
There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up.

Speak wickedly

Psalm 10:2
The wicked in his pride does persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
Psalm 12:4
Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?
Exodus 1:9
And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we:
1 Samuel 13:19
Now there was no blacksmith found throughout all the land of Israel: for the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears:
1 Kings 21:7
And Jezebel his wife said unto him, Do you now govern the kingdom of Israel? arise, and eat bread, and let your heart be merry: I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.
Jeremiah 7:9
Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after other gods whom you know not;
Hosea 7:16
They return, but not to the most High: they are like a treacherous bow: their princes shall fall by the sword for the insolence of their tongue: this shall be their derision in the land of Egypt.

Speak loftily

2 Peter 2:10
But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise authority. Presumptuous are they, self-willed, they are not afraid to speak evil of the glorious ones.
Jude 1:16
These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaks great swelling words, holding men in admiration for the sake of advantage.