Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:
Then Yahweh saw that great, was the wickedness of man in the earth, and that, every purpose of the devices of his heart, was only wicked all the day;
And Yahweh smelled a satisfying odour, so Yahweh said to himself. I will not, again, curse any more the ground for man's sake, although the device of the heart of man, be wicked from his youth, - neither will I again, any more smite every living thing, as I have done.
Above all that must be guarded, keep thou thy heart, for, out of it, are the issues of life.
Hath perverse things in his heart, deviseth mischief on every occasion, strifes, he sendeth forth.
Foolishness, is bound up in the heart of a youth, the rod of correction, shall drive it far from him.
The purpose of folly, is sin, and, an abomination to mankind, is a buffoon.
Deceitful is the heart above all things And, dangerously wayward, - Who can know it?
For, from within, out of the heart of men, the base designs, come forth, - fornications, thefts,
Even as it is written - there is none righteous, not even one,
I know, in fact, that there dwelleth not in me, that is, in my flesh, anything good; for, the wishing, lieth near me, but, the working out of what is right, not!
Inasmuch as, what is preferred by the flesh, is hostile towards God, for, unto the law of God, it doth not submit itself, neither in fact can it. -
Manifest, however, are the works of the flesh, which, indeed, are - fornication, impurity, wantonness,
Unto you also - being dead by your offences and sins,
To be defaming, no one, to be, averse to strife, considerate, shewing, all, meekness unto all men.
And Jesus, knowing, their inward thoughts, said, - To what end are ye cherishing evil thoughts within your hearts?
[SAMECH] Half-hearted ones, do I hate, but, thy law, do I love.
Let the lawless forsake his way, And the man of iniquity, his thoughts, - And let him return unto Yahweh That he may have compassion upon him, And unto our God, For he will abundantly pardon.
Their feet, to mischief, do run, And they speed to shed innocent blood, - Their devices, are devices of iniquity, Wasting and destruction, are in their high roads;
Wash from wickedness thy heart, O Jerusalem, That thou mayest be saved, - How long, shall lodge within thee thy wicked devices?
Repent, therefore, from this thy baseness, and entreat of the Lord - whether, after all, the purpose of thy heart shall be forgiven thee;
Let, no one, while tempted, be saying - From God, am I tempted, - for, God, cannot be tempted by things evil, and, himself, tempteth no one;