Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

General references

Bible References

To

Esther 3:8
And Haman said unto king Ahasuerus, There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws are diverse from those of every people; neither keep they the king's laws: therefore it is not for the king's profit to suffer them.
Esther 5:14
Then said Zeresh his wife and all his friends unto him, Let a gallows be made fifty cubits high, and in the morning speak thou unto the king that Mordecai may be hanged thereon: then go thou in merrily with the king unto the banquet. And the thing pleased Haman; and he caused the gallows to be made.
Esther 9:25
but when the matter came before the king, he commanded by letters that his wicked device, which he had devised against the Jews, should return upon his own head, and that he and his sons should be hanged on the gallows.
Psalm 7:14
Behold, he travaileth with iniquity; Yea, he hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.
Psalm 140:1
Deliver me, O Jehovah, from the evil man; Preserve me from the violent man:
Proverbs 6:12
A worthless person, a man of iniquity, Is he that walketh with a perverse mouth;
Proverbs 12:2
A good man shall obtain favor of Jehovah; But a man of wicked devices will he condemn.
Isaiah 32:7
And the instruments of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the meek with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.
Isaiah 59:3
For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue muttereth wickedness.
Jeremiah 18:18
Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
Ezekiel 11:2
And he said unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise iniquity, and that give wicked counsel in this city;
Nahum 1:11
There is one gone forth out of thee, that deviseth evil against Jehovah, that counselleth wickedness.
Luke 20:19
And the scribes and the chief priests sought to lay hands on him in that very hour; and they feared the people: for they perceived that he spake this parable against them.
Luke 22:2
And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put him to death; for they feared the people.
Acts 23:12
And when it was day, the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.
Romans 1:30
backbiters, hateful to God, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

Work

Psalm 36:4
He deviseth iniquity upon his bed; He setteth himself in a way that is not good; He abhorreth not evil.
Proverbs 4:16
For they sleep not, except they do evil; And their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

Because

Genesis 31:29
It is in the power of my hand to do you hurt: but the God of your father spake unto me yesternight, saying, Take heed to thyself that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.
Deuteronomy 28:32
Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people; and thine eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day: and there shall be nought in the power of thy hand.
Proverbs 3:27
Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, When it is in the power of thy hand to do it.
John 19:11
Jesus answered him, Thou wouldest have no power against me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath greater sin.

General references

Proverbs 4:16
For they sleep not, except they do evil; And their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.
Ezekiel 11:2
And he said unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise iniquity, and that give wicked counsel in this city;
Mark 7:20
And he said, That which proceedeth out of the man, that defileth the man.