The Ear of the Wicked: Itching
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2 Timothy 4:3
For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
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John Chapter xvi. 12, 13 (Continued).
... need of a milk diet, of turning a curious ear to men ... fornication, just as by a kind
of itching also of ... truth, which also forms their defense against the wicked. ...
/.../augustine/homilies on the gospel of john/tractate xcvii john chapter xvi.htm

Pope Anterus.
... come unto the Lord, and unto the manifestation of his wicked deeds; for the ear
of jealousy ... each one take care that he have neither an itching tongue nor ...
// decretals/pope anterus.htm

Book Two He Concentrates Here on his Sixteenth Year, a Year of ...
... 47] For what is more surely heard in thy ear than a ... name, because thou hast put away
from me such wicked and evil ... Nor did I need to have that itching of my own ...
/.../augustine/confessions and enchiridion/book two he concentrates here.htm

A Compendious view of the Christian Life.
... was spoken, may be fulfilled: "As an ear-ring in ... pleasures, in impure food, and in
itching with filthy ... hymned immortality,"found at last wicked and wickedly ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter xi a compendious view of.htm

A Description of Heart-Purity
... more delight on a dish he loves than a wicked man does ... have lent the idol not only
their ear but their ... are there not many who have gone with itching ears into ...
/.../16 a description of heart-purity.htm

Book Four this is the Story of his Years among the Manicheans. ...
... lie which was corrupting my soul with its "itching ears" [99 ... let the tumult of your
vanity deafen the ear of your ... I was actually a worthless slave of wicked lust ...
/.../augustine/confessions and enchiridion/book four this is the.htm

The Fourth Commandment
... calls the slothful servant wicked.' Thou wicked and slothful ... the word sounded in
their ear, yet they ... to enrich themselves with notions: having itching ears.' 2 ...
/.../watson/the ten commandments/2 4 the fourth commandment.htm

Scriptural Predictions of an Apostasy.
... Wicked and designing men are tolerated and fellowshiped by the ... Their itching ears
have an insatiable desire for fine essays ... 9. "If any man have an ear to hear ...
/.../orr/the gospel day /chapter ii scriptural predictions of.htm

Letter cxxv. To Rusticus.
... should rather say, do not lend too ready an ear to those ... it can only be that we may
"practise wicked works with ... man who is dear to me from the itching both of ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter cxxv to rusticus.htm

Paul's Departure and Crown;
... the heart of man to conceive what ear never heard ... they heap to themselves teachers,
having itching ears,"the ... brethren suffer at the hands of wicked men should ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/pauls departure and crown.htm

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