Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?
The lips of falsehood shall be mute; speaking boldly in pride and contempt.
Behold, they will gush out with their mouth: swords in their lips: for who heard?
Who sharpened as a sword their tongue, they bent their arrows a bitter word:
They will mock and speak in evil of oppression: they will speak from elevation.
They sharpened their tongue as a serpent; the poison of asps under their lips. Silence,
A generation, its teeth swords, and its biter's teeth, knives, to devour the poor from the land, and the needy from man.
And they will say, Come, and we will purpose purposes against Jeremiah; for law shall not perish from the priest, and counsel from the wise, and the word from the prophet Come, and we will strike him with the tongue, and we will not attend to any of his words.
But the Pharisees, having heard, said, He casts not out demons, but by Beelzebub, ruler of demons.
And also of these prophesied Enoch, the seventh from Adam, saying, Behold, the Lord came with ten thousands of his holy ones,
In the pride of the unjust he will burn the poor: they shall be taken in the devices that they purposed.
To the overseer instruction to David: In the coming of Doeg the Edomite to Saul, and he will say to him, David came to the house of Ahimelech. Why wilt thou boast in evil, thou strong one? the mercy of God is all the day.
The enemy said, I will pursue, I will enclose, I will divide the spoil: my soul shall be filled with them: I will draw out my sword, my hand shall dispossess them.
And they will say to God, Depart from us; and we desired not the knowledge of thy ways.
For he said, By strength of my hand I did, and by my wisdom, for I was discreet: and I will remove the bounds of the people, and their things prepared I plundered, and I will bring down as a strong one the inhabitants.
By the hand of thy servants thou didst reproach Jehovah, and wilt thou say, By the multitude of my chariots I came up to the height of the mountains, to the thighs of Lebanon; and I will cut down the stature of his cedars, the choicest of his cypresses: and I will go into the height of his extremity, the forest of his Carmel.
I was considering upon the horns, and lo, another little horn went up among them, and three from the first horns were plucked up from before it: and lo, eyes as the eyes of a man in this horn, and a mouth speaking great things.
And even to the chief of the army was he magnified, and from him the continuance was lifted up, and the foundation of his holy place was cast down.
And the king did according to his will; and he shall exalt himself and magnify himself over every god; and against the God of gods he shall speak wonderful things,, and he prospered even till anger was finished: for that being determined was done.
And a mouth was given him speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given him to make war forty-two months.