Luke 6:45
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New International Version
A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.

King James Bible
A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

Darby Bible Translation
The good man, out of the good treasure of his heart, brings forth good; and the wicked [man] out of the wicked, brings forth what is wicked: for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

World English Bible
The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings out that which is good, and the evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings out that which is evil, for out of the abundance of the heart, his mouth speaks.

Young's Literal Translation
The good man out of the good treasure of his heart doth bring forth that which is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart doth bring forth that which is evil; for out of the abounding of the heart doth his mouth speak.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

A good man - See on Matthew 12:35 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

good man.

Psalm 37:30,31 The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue talks of judgment...

Psalm 40:8-10 I delight to do your will, O my God: yes, your law is within my heart...

Psalm 71:15-18 My mouth shall show forth your righteousness and your salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof...

Proverbs 10:20,21 The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth...

Proverbs 12:18 There is that speaks like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.

Proverbs 15:23 A man has joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!

Proverbs 22:17,18 Bow down your ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply your heart to my knowledge...

Matthew 12:35 A good man out of the good treasure of the heart brings forth good things...

John 7:38 He that believes on me, as the scripture has said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

Ephesians 4:29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying...

Ephesians 5:3,4,19 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becomes saints...

Colossians 4:6 Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer every man.

treasure.

2 Corinthians 4:6,7 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts...

Ephesians 3:8 To me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given...

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs...

Hebrews 8:10 For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, said the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind...

and an.

Psalm 12:2-4 They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak...

Psalm 41:6,7 And if he come to see me, he speaks vanity: his heart gathers iniquity to itself; when he goes abroad, he tells it...

Psalm 52:2-4 The tongue devises mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully...

Psalm 59:7,12 Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords are in their lips: for who, say they, does hear...

Psalm 64:3-8 Who whet their tongue like a sword, and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words...

Psalm 140:5 The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah.

Jeremiah 9:2-5 Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people...

Acts 5:3 But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?

Acts 8:19-23 Saying, Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands, he may receive the Holy Ghost...

Romans 3:13,14 Their throat is an open sepulcher; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips...

James 3:5-8 Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasts great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindles!...

Jude 1:15 To execute judgment on all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed...

for.

Matthew 12:34-37 O generation of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks...

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Laws of the Kingdom
'And He lifted up His eyes on His disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God, 21. Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh. 22. Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake. 23. Rejoice ye in that day, and leap for joy; for, behold, your reward is great in heaven: for in the
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Trinity
(From the Gospel for the day) This sermon telleth us of four measures that shall be rendered unto man, and of two grades of a godly life, and how we ought to love our neighbour. Luke vi. 36-42. WE read in the Gospel for this day that our Lord Jesus Christ said: "Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful. Judge not, and ye shall not be judged; condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned; forgive, and ye shall be forgiven; give, and it shall be given unto you: good measure, pressed down,
Susannah Winkworth—The History and Life of the Reverend Doctor John Tauler

The Christian Assisted in Examining into his Growth in Grace.
1. The examination important.--2. False marks of growth to be avoided.--3. True marks proposed; such as--increasing love to God.--4. Benevolence to men.--5. Candor of disposition.--6. Meekness under injuries.--7. Serenity amidst the uncertainties of life.--8, 9. Humility,--especially as expressed in evangelical exercises of mind toward Christ end the Holy Spirit.--10. Zeal for the divine honor.--11. Habitual and cheerful willingness to exchange worlds when ever God shall appoint.--12. Conclusion.
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul

We Shall not be Curious in the Ranking of the Duties in which Christian Love...
We shall not be curious in the ranking of the duties in which Christian love should exercise itself. All the commandments of the second table are but branches of it: they might be reduced all to the works of righteousness and of mercy. But truly these are interwoven through other. Though mercy uses to be restricted to the showing of compassion upon men in misery, yet there is a righteousness in that mercy, and there is mercy in the most part of the acts of righteousness, as in not judging rashly,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Proverbs 4:23
Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.

Matthew 12:34
You brood of vipers, how can you who are evil say anything good? For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.

Matthew 12:35
A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in him, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in him.

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