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

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Esther 3:8
Haman said to King Ahasuerus, "There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of your kingdom, and their laws are different than other people's. They don't keep the king's laws. Therefore it is not for the king's profit to allow them to remain.
Esther 5:14
Then Zeresh his wife and all his friends said to him, "Let a gallows be made fifty cubits high, and in the morning speak to the king about hanging Mordecai on it. Then go in merrily with the king to the banquet." This pleased Haman, so he had the gallows made.
Esther 9:25
but when this became known to the king, he commanded by letters that his wicked device, which he had devised against the Jews, should return on his own head, and that he and his sons should be hanged on the gallows.
Psalm 7:14
Behold, he travails with iniquity. Yes, he has conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.
Psalm 140:1
Deliver me, Yahweh, from the evil man. Preserve me from the violent man;
Proverbs 6:12
A worthless person, a man of iniquity, is he who walks with a perverse mouth;
Proverbs 12:2
A good man shall obtain favor from Yahweh, but he will condemn a man of wicked devices.
Isaiah 32:7
The ways of the scoundrel are evil. He devises wicked devices to destroy the humble with lying words, even when the needy speaks right.
Isaiah 59:3
For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue mutters wickedness.
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 strike him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
Ezekiel 11:2
He said to me, Son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity, and who give wicked counsel in this city;
Nahum 1:11
There is one gone forth out of you, who devises evil against Yahweh, who counsels wickedness.
Luke 20:19
The chief priests and the scribes sought to lay hands on him that very hour, but they feared the people -- for they knew he had spoken this parable against them.
Luke 22:2
The chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put him to death, for they feared the people.
Acts 23:12
When it was day, some of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until 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 plots iniquity on his bed. He sets himself in a way that is not good. He doesn't abhor evil.
Proverbs 4:16
For they don't sleep, unless they do evil. Their sleep is taken away, unless they make someone fall.

Because

Genesis 31:29
It is in the power of my hand to hurt you, but the God of your father spoke to me last night, saying, 'Take heed to yourself that you don't speak to Jacob either good or bad.'
Deuteronomy 28:32
Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people; and your eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day: and there shall be nothing in the power of your hand.
Proverbs 3:27
Don't withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.
John 19:11
Jesus answered, "You would have no power at all against me, unless it were given to you from above. Therefore he who delivered me to you has greater sin."

General references

Proverbs 4:16
For they don't sleep, unless they do evil. Their sleep is taken away, unless they make someone fall.
Ezekiel 11:2
He said to me, Son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity, and who give wicked counsel in this city;
Mark 7:20
He said, "That which proceeds out of the man, that defiles the man.