Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?
Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.
Behold, they belch out with their mouth; swords are in their lips; for who, say they, doth hear?
Who whet their tongue like a sword and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words
They are lawless and speak wickedly of doing violence; they speak loftily.
They have sharpened their tongue like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.
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.
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.
But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, This fellow does not cast out demons but by Beelzebub the prince of the demons.
And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of his saints
The wicked in his pride persecutes the poor; let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
Why dost thou boast of evil, O strong man? The mercy of God is day by day.
The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my soul shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.
Therefore, they say unto God, Depart from us; for we do not desire the knowledge of thy ways.
For he said, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I have been prudent: and I have removed the boundaries of the peoples, and have robbed their treasures, and I have cast down as valiant ones those who were seated:
By the hand of thy slaves thou hast reproached the Lord, and hast said, By the multitude of my chariots I shall come up to the height of the mountains to the sides of Lebanon, and I will cut down the tall cedars thereof and the choice fir trees thereof; and I will enter into the height of his border and the forest of his Carmel.
As I was considering the horns, behold, there came up among them another little horn, before whom three of the first horns were plucked up by the roots; and, behold, in this horn were eyes like the eyes of man, and a mouth speaking grand things.
Even against the prince of the host did he magnify himself, and by him the daily sacrifice was taken away, and the place of his sanctuary was cast to the earth.
And the king shall do according to his will, and he shall exalt himself and magnify himself above every god and shall speak marvels against the God of gods and shall prosper until the indignation is accomplished, for the determination has been made.
And there was given unto it a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto it to continue forty and two months.