Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Bible References

Calleth

Isaiah 59:16
And he will see that not a man, and he will be astonished that none was supplicating: and his arm will save for him, and his justice it upheld him.
Jeremiah 5:1
Run ye to and fro in the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in her broad places, if ye shall find a man, if there is he doing judgment, seeking faithfulness; and I will pardon to her.
Ezekiel 22:29
The people of the land oppressed with violence and stripped off robbery, and oppressed the poor and needy, and did violence to the stranger without judgment
Micah 7:2
The merciful one perished from the earth, and none upright among men: they all will lie in wait for bloods; they will hunt each his brother with a net.

Trust

Isaiah 30:12
Therefore thus said the Holy One of Israel, Because ye rejected in this word, and ye will trust in violence and perverseness, and ye will do upon it
Job 15:31
He being deceived shall not trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his compensation.
Psalm 62:10
Ye shall not trust in oppression, ye shall not become vain in plunder: if wealth shall increase ye shall not set the heart
Jeremiah 7:4
Ye shall not trust to yourselves to words of falsehood, saving, The temple of Jehovah, the temple of Jehovah, the temple of Jehovah are they.

And speak

Isaiah 59:3
For your hands were polluted with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips spake falsehood, your tongue will mutter evil.
Psalm 62:4
Surely they counseled to thrust down his lifting up: they will delight in falsehood: with their mouth they will praise, and in their inward parts they will curse. Silence.

They conceive

Isaiah 59:13
Transgressing and lying against Jehovah, and departing from after our God, speaking violence and apostasy, they conceived and muttered from the heart words of falsehood.
Job 15:35
He conceiving trouble and he bringing forth vanity, and their belly shall prepare deceit
Psalm 7:13
And he prepared to himself the instruments of death; he will work his arrows for those inflaming.
Proverbs 4:16
For they slept not, if they shall not do evil; and their sleep was taken away, if they shall not cause to falter.
Micah 2:1
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.
James 1:15
So then lust conceiving, brings forth sin: and sin performed, produces death.

General references

Psalm 7:14
Behold, lie will bring forth vanity, and he conceived trouble, and he will bring forth falsehood.
Proverbs 24:2
For their heart will meditate destruction, and their lips will speak labor.
Isaiah 59:14
And judgment was turned away behind, and justice shall stand from far off: for truth fainted in the street, and right will not be able to come in.
Ezekiel 11:2
And he will say to say to me, Son of man, these the men purposing vanity and counseling evil counsel in this city
Acts 24:9
And the Jews also agreed, saying, these things hold so.