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.

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Bible References

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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 different from all other people; neither do they observe the king's laws: therefore, it is not profitable for the king to allow them to remain.
Esther 5:14
Then said Zeresh, his wife, and all his friends unto him, Let a gallows be made fifty cubits high, and tomorrow speak unto the king that Mordecai may be hanged upon it; then go 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 she came before the king, he commanded by letters that his wicked device, which he 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 travails with iniquity and has conceived of his own work and brought forth falsehood.
Psalm 140:1
Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man; preserve me from the man of violence.
Proverbs 6:12
A wicked man of Belial walks with a perverse mouth.
Proverbs 12:2
The good man shall attain the favour of the LORD, but the man of wicked thoughts he will condemn.
Isaiah 32:7
Certainly the greedy use evil measures: he devises wicked devices to ensnare the simple with lying words and to speak in judgment against the poor.
Isaiah 59:3
For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips pronounce lies; your tongue speaks evil.
Jeremiah 18:18
Then they said, 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 consider any of his words.
Ezekiel 11:2
Then said he unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise mischief and give wicked counsel in this city:
Nahum 1:11
He has come out of thee that has imagined evil against the LORD, a counsellor of Belial.
Luke 20:19
And the princes of the priests and the scribes the same hour sought to lay hands on him, for they perceived that he had spoken this parable against them; but they feared the people.
Luke 22:2
And the princes of the priests and scribes sought how they might kill him, but they feared the people.
Acts 23:12
And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together and they vowed under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.
Romans 1:30
backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

Work

Psalm 36:4
He devises iniquity upon his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he does not abhor evil.
Proverbs 4:16
For they do not sleep, unless they have done evil; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause someone to fall.

Because

Genesis 31:29
It is in the power of my hand to do you hurt, but the God of your father spoke unto me last night, saying, Take thou heed 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 long; and there shall be no strength in thine hand.
Proverbs 3:27
Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.
John 19:11
Jesus answered, Thou could have no power at all against me, unless it were given thee from above; therefore he that delivered me unto thee has the greater sin.

General references

Proverbs 4:16
For they do not sleep, unless they have done evil; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause someone to fall.
Ezekiel 11:2
Then said he unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise mischief and give wicked counsel in this city:
Mark 7:20
For he had said that it is what comes out of the man that defiles the man.