Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.
What is the cause of wars and fighting among you? is it not in your desires which are at war in your bodies?
And the Lord saw that the sin of man was great on the earth, and that all the thoughts of his heart were evil.
And when the sweet smell came up to the Lord, he said in his heart, I will not again put a curse on the earth because of man, for the thoughts of man's heart are evil from his earliest days; never again will I send destruction on all living things as I have done.
When I saw among their goods a fair robe of Babylon and two hundred shekels of silver, and a mass of gold, fifty shekels in weight, I was overcome by desire and took them; and they are put away in the earth in my tent, and the silver is under it.
2 Samuel 11:2
Now one evening, David got up from his bed, and while he was walking on the roof of the king's house, he saw from there a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful.
1 Kings 21:2
And Ahab said to Naboth, Give me your vine-garden so that I may have it for a garden of sweet plants, for it is near my house; and let me give you a better vine-garden in exchange, or, if it seems good to you, let me give you its value in money.
If my heart went after another man's wife, or if I was waiting secretly at my neighbour's door;
And keep watch over your heart with all care; so you will have life.
As for him whose food is the dust of a dead fire, he has been turned from the way by a twisted mind, so that he is unable to keep himself safe by saying, What I have here in my hand is false.
I have sent destruction on you, O Israel; who will be your helper?
But I say to you that everyone whose eyes are turned on a woman with desire has had connection with her in his heart.
But the things which come out of the mouth come from the heart; and they make a man unclean.
Because from inside, from the heart of men, come evil thoughts and unclean pleasures,
For I was tricked and put to death by sin, which took its chance through the law.
That you are to put away, in relation to your earlier way of life, the old man, which has become evil by love of deceit;
But give comfort to one another every day as long as it is still Today; so that no one among you may be made hard by the deceit of sin:
And the man said, The woman whom you gave to be with me, she gave me the fruit of the tree and I took it.
But again Pharaoh made his heart hard and did not let the people go.
But even to this day the Lord has not given you a mind open to knowledge, or seeing eyes or hearing ears.
The heart is a twisted thing, not to be searched out by man: who is able to have knowledge of it?
And he said, That which comes out of the man, that makes the man unclean.