Proverbs 26:28
Context
Similitudes and Instructions

1As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor is not seemly for a fool. 2As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come. 3A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back. 4Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you also be like to him. 5Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit. 6He that sends a message by the hand of a fool cuts off the feet, and drinks damage. 7The legs of the lame are not equal: so is a parable in the mouth of fools. 8As he that binds a stone in a sling, so is he that gives honor to a fool. 9As a thorn goes up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouths of fools. 10The great God that formed all things both rewards the fool, and rewards transgressors. 11As a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool returns to his folly. 12See you a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him. 13The slothful man said, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets. 14As the door turns on his hinges, so does the slothful on his bed. 15The slothful hides his hand in his bosom; it grieves him to bring it again to his mouth. 16The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason. 17He that passes by, and meddles with strife belonging not to him, is like one that takes a dog by the ears. 18As a mad man who casts firebrands, arrows, and death, 19So is the man that deceives his neighbor, and said, Am not I in sport? 20Where no wood is, there the fire goes out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceases. 21As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife. 22The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly. 23Burning lips and a wicked heart are like a potsherd covered with silver dross. 24He that hates dissembles with his lips, and lays up deceit within him; 25When he speaks fair, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart. 26Whose hatred is covered by deceit, his wickedness shall be showed before the whole congregation. 27Whoever digs a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolls a stone, it will return on him. 28A lying tongue hates those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth works ruin.
Cross References
Genesis 39:17
And she spoke to him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which you have brought to us, came in to me to mock me:


Proverbs 29:5
A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.


Treasury of Scripture

A lying tongue hates those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth works ruin.

lying or he that injures another hates him in proportion to the injury and in proportion to the innocence of the injured.

John 8:40,44-49 But now you seek to kill me, a man that has told you the truth, which I have heard of God: this did not Abraham...

John 10:32,33 Jesus answered them, Many good works have I showed you from my Father; for which of those works do you stone me...

John 15:22-24 If I had not come and spoken to them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloak for their sin...

a flattering

Proverbs 6:24 To keep you from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

Proverbs 7:5,21-23 That they may keep you from the strange woman, from the stranger which flatters with her words...

Proverbs 29:5 A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

Luke 20:20,21 And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words...

Strong's Concordance
A lying tongue hateth [those that are] afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.
Topical Bible
FALSE Bruised Cause Clean Crushed Crushes Falling Flattering Hate Hates Hateth Hearts Hurts Injured Lying Mouth Ones Overthrow Ruin Smooth Tongue Victims Worketh Works Wounded
Resources
Proverbs Chapter 26 Verse 28

Alphabetical: A and crushes flattering hates hurts it lying mouth ruin those tongue works

OT Poetry: Proverbs 26:28 A lying tongue hates those it hurts (Prov. Pro Pr)
Proverbs 26:27
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