Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the vile person will speak villany, and his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypocrisy, and to utter error against the LORD, to make empty the soul of the hungry, and he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.
1 Samuel 24:13
As the ancient parable will say, Injustice will go forth from the unjust; and my hand shall not be upon thee.
1 Samuel 25:10
And Nabal will answer David's servants, and say, Who is David? and who the son of Jesse? this day there were many servants breaking away a man from the face of his lord.
Will the Cushite change his skin and the panther his variegated spots? Ye shall also be able to do good, being taught to do evil.
O generation of vipers! how can ye speak good things, being evil? for out of the abundance of the heart the month speaks.
For from the heart come forth evil reflections, slaughters, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false testimonies, defamations:
So also the tongue is a small member, and vaunts itself. Behold, how great a wood a little fire inflames
And his heart
To the overseer, Thou wilt not destroy; to David a poem. Will ye indeed speak dumb justice? will ye judge justly, ye sons of man?
For they drew near their heart as a furnace in their lying in wait: all the night their baker slept; in the morning it burnt as the fire of flame.
Wo to them purposing vanity, and working evil upon their beds! In the light of the morning they will do it because it is to the strength of their hand.
And Peter said, Ananias, wherefore filled Satan thy heart, for thee to belie the Holy Spirit, and separate from the price of the farm
No portion is to thee, nor lot, in this word: for thy heart is not upright before God.
And each is tempted from his own lust, being drawn out, and decoyed.
Is not thine evil much? and no end to thine iniquities?
They will remove the bound; they will strip off the flock, and they will feed.
There is scattering and yet adding; and the withholding more than right, only to want
Thus said Jehovah: For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn it back, for their selling the just one for silver and the needy for shoes;
To buy the poor with silver, and the needy for shoes; and we will sell the refuse of the grain.
And saying, Hear now, ye heads of Jacob, and ye judges of the house of Israel: Is it not for you to know judgment?
Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for pretence, praying at great lengths; for this shall ye receive more distingnished judgment.
Religion pure and unpolluted before God and the Father is this, To take a view of the orphans and widows in their pressure, to keep himself free from stain from the world.