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Matthew 12:33-35

"Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for the tree is known by its fruit.

Proverbs 2:12-15

To deliver you from the way of evil, From the man who speaks perverse things;

Proverbs 24:1-2

Do not be envious of evil men, Nor desire to be with them;

Matthew 15:10-11

After Jesus called the crowd to Him, He said to them, "Hear and understand.

Mark 7:14-15

After He called the crowd to Him again, He began saying to them, "Listen to Me, all of you, and understand:

Luke 6:43-45

"For there is no good tree which produces bad fruit, nor, on the other hand, a bad tree which produces good fruit.

Micah 6:12-13

"For the rich men of the city are full of violence, Her residents speak lies, And their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Isaiah 59:1-4

Behold, the LORD'S hand is not so short That it cannot save; Nor is His ear so dull That it cannot hear.

Romans 1:29-32

being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips,

2 Timothy 3:1-5

But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come.

Proverbs 6:16-19

There are six things which the LORD hates, Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him:

Deuteronomy 5:11

'You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.

Psalm 139:19-20

O that You would slay the wicked, O God; Depart from me, therefore, men of bloodshed.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit; He has ceased to be wise and to do good.

Psalm 52:1-4

Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The lovingkindness of God endures all day long.

Psalm 62:4

They have counseled only to thrust him down from his high position; They delight in falsehood; They bless with their mouth, But inwardly they curse. Selah.

Proverbs 17:20

He who has a crooked mind finds no good, And he who is perverted in his language falls into evil.

Psalm 94:4

They pour forth words, they speak arrogantly; All who do wickedness vaunt themselves.

Psalm 10:2-6

In pride the wicked hotly pursue the afflicted; Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.

Psalm 12:3-4

May the LORD cut off all flattering lips, The tongue that speaks great things;

Isaiah 10:12-14

So it will be that when the Lord has completed all His work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, He will say, "I will punish the fruit of the arrogant heart of the king of Assyria and the pomp of his haughtiness."

2 Thessalonians 2:3-4

Let no one in any way deceive you, for it will not come unless the apostasy comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction,

James 4:13-16

Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit."

2 Peter 2:17-18

These are springs without water and mists driven by a storm, for whom the black darkness has been reserved.

Proverbs 11:12

He who despises his neighbor lacks sense, But a man of understanding keeps silent.

1 Samuel 17:41-44

Then the Philistine came on and approached David, with the shield-bearer in front of him.

2 Kings 2:23-24

Then he went up from there to Bethel; and as he was going up by the way, young lads came out from the city and mocked him and said to him, "Go up, you baldhead; go up, you baldhead!"

Nehemiah 2:19

But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite official, and Geshem the Arab heard it, they mocked us and despised us and said, "What is this thing you are doing? Are you rebelling against the king?"

Proverbs 9:7

He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself, And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.

Lamentations 2:15-16

All who pass along the way Clap their hands in derision at you; They hiss and shake their heads At the daughter of Jerusalem, "Is this the city of which they said, 'The perfection of beauty, A joy to all the earth'?"

Matthew 5:22

"But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, 'You good-for-nothing,' shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.

Matthew 27:39-44

And those passing by were hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads

Mark 15:29-32

Those passing by were hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads, and saying, "Ha! You who are going to destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days,

Luke 23:35-39

And the people stood by, looking on. And even the rulers were sneering at Him, saying, "He saved others; let Him save Himself if this is the Christ of God, His Chosen One."

John 9:28-29

They reviled him and said, "You are His disciple, but we are disciples of Moses.

1 Samuel 17:28

Now Eliab his oldest brother heard when he spoke to the men; and Eliab's anger burned against David and he said, "Why have you come down? And with whom have you left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know your insolence and the wickedness of your heart; for you have come down in order to see the battle."

Acts 11:2-3

And when Peter came up to Jerusalem, those who were circumcised took issue with him,

Philippians 2:14-15

Do all things without grumbling or disputing;

Leviticus 19:16

'You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the LORD.

Proverbs 10:18

He who conceals hatred has lying lips, And he who spreads slander is a fool.

James 4:11

Do not speak against one another, brethren He who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law; but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge of it.

2 Samuel 16:5-8

When King David came to Bahurim, behold, there came out from there a man of the family of the house of Saul whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera; he came out cursing continually as he came.

James 3:9-10

With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the likeness of God;

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