Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:
And Jehovah saw that the wickedness of Man was great on the earth, and every imagination of the thoughts of his heart only evil continually.
And Jehovah smelled the sweet odour. And Jehovah said in his heart, I will no more henceforth curse the ground on account of Man, for the thought of Man's heart is evil from his youth; and I will no more smite every living thing, as I have done.
Keep thy heart more than anything that is guarded; for out of it are the issues of life.
deceits are in his heart; he deviseth mischief at all times, he soweth discords.
Folly is bound in the heart of a child; the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
The purpose of folly is sin, and the scorner is an abomination to men.
The heart is deceitful above all things, and incurable; who can know it?
For from within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,
according as it is written, There is not a righteous man, not even one;
For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, good does not dwell: for to will is there with me, but to do right I find not.
Because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God; for neither indeed can it be:
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness,
and you, being dead in your offences and sins --
to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be mild, shewing all meekness towards all men.
And Jesus, seeing their thoughts, said, Why do ye think evil things in your hearts?
SAMECH. The double-minded have I hated; but thy law do I love.
Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return unto Jehovah, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths;
Wash thy heart, Jerusalem, from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?
Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and supplicate the Lord, if indeed the thought of thy heart may be forgiven thee;
Let no man, being tempted, say, I am tempted of God. For God cannot be tempted by evil things, and himself tempts no one.