'Flattering' in the Bible
They lie to one another;they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts.
May the Lord cut off all flattering lipsand the tongue that speaks boastfully.
It will rescue you from a forbidden woman,from a stranger with her flattering talk,
They will protect you from an evil woman,from the flattering tongue of a stranger.
She will keep you from a forbidden woman,a stranger with her flattering talk.
She seduces him with her persistent pleading;she lures with her flattering talk.
A lying tongue hates those it crushes,and a flattering mouth causes ruin. >
They say to the seers, “Do not see,”and to the prophets,“Do not prophesy the truth to us.Tell us flattering things.Prophesy illusions.
For there will no longer be any false vision or flattering divination within the house of Israel.
for such people do not serve our Lord Christ but their own appetites. They deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting with smooth talk and flattering words.
For we never used flattering speech, as you know, or had greedy motives—God is our witness—