Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Woe unto them that seek deep to hide their counsel from the LORD, and their works are in the dark, and they say, Who seeth us? and who knoweth us?
Woe to those who draw iniquity with cords of falsehood, and sin as it were with a cart rope,
Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and we are at agreement with Sheol. When the overflowing scourge shall pass through it shall not come to us, for we have made lies our refuge, and we have hid ourselves unde
Woe to the rebellious sons, says LORD, who take counsel, but not of me, and who make a league, but not of my Spirit, that they may add sin to sin,
And thou say, What does God know? Can he judge through the thick darkness?
He says in his heart, God has forgotten. He hides his face. He will never see it.
They encourage themselves in an evil purpose. They converse of laying snares secretly. They say, Who will see them?
O LORD, thou have searched me, and known.
Can any man hide himself in secret places so that I shall not see him? says LORD. Do I not fill heaven and earth? says LORD.
Then he said to me, Son of man, have thou seen what the elders of the house of Israel do in the dark, each man in his chambers of imagery? For they say, LORD does not see us. LORD has forsaken the land.
Then he said to me, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceedingly great, and the land is full of blood, and the city full of perverseness. For they say, LORD has forsaken the land, and LORD does not see.
And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with lamps, and I will punish the men who are settled on their lees, who say in their heart, LORD will not do good, nor will he do evil.
And I will kill her children in death. And all the congregations will know that I am he who searches the inner feelings and hearts. And I will give to you--to each--according to your works.
And their works
These are of those who rebel against the light. They do not know the ways of it, nor abide in the paths of it.
There is no darkness, nor thick gloom where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.
During which time the myriads of the multitude having gathered together so as to trample each other, he began first to say to his disciples, Take heed to yourselves from the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light, for their deeds were evil.
1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore do not judge anything before time, until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make public the deliberations of the hearts. And then praise will come to each man from God.
2 Corinthians 4:2
But we have renounced the covert things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor misrepresenting the word of God, but by the disclosure of the truth, commending ourselves to every conscience of men before God.
For thou have trusted in thy wickedness. Thou have said, None sees me. Thy wisdom and thy knowledge, it has perverted thee. And thou have said in thy heart, I am, and there is none else besides me.
Behold, they belch out with their mouth. Swords are in their lips, for [they say], Who hears?
And they say, How does God know? And is there knowledge in the Most High?
And they say, LORD will not see, nor will the God of Jacob consider.
Ye have wearied LORD with your words. Yet ye say, How have we wearied him? In that ye say, Everyone who does evil is good in the sight of LORD, and he delights in them, or Where is the God of justice?
For my eyes are upon all their ways. They are not hid from my face, nor is their iniquity concealed from my eyes.
Then he said to me, Son of man, dig now in the wall. And when I had dug in the wall, behold, a door.
But this multitude that does not know the law are accursed.