Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asketh, and the judge asketh for a reward; and the great man, he uttereth his mischievous desire: so they wrap it up.

The great

Bible References

Do

Proverbs 4:16
For they cannot sleep unless they cause harm; they are robbed of sleep until they make someone stumble.
Jeremiah 3:5
You will not always be angry with me, will you? You will not be mad at me forever, will you?' That is what you say, but you continually do all the evil that you can."
Ezekiel 22:6
"'See how each of the princes of Israel living within you has used his authority to shed blood.

The prince

Micah 3:11
Her leaders take bribes when they decide legal cases, her priests proclaim rulings for profit, and her prophets read omens for pay. Yet they claim to trust the Lord and say, "The Lord is among us. Disaster will not overtake us!"
Isaiah 1:23
Your officials are rebels, they associate with thieves. All of them love bribery, and look for payoffs. They do not take up the cause of the orphan, or defend the rights of the widow.
Jeremiah 8:10
So I will give their wives to other men and their fields to new owners. For from the least important to the most important of them, all of them are greedy for dishonest gain. Prophets and priests alike, all practice deceit.
Ezekiel 22:27
Her officials are like wolves in her midst rending their prey -- shedding blood and destroying lives -- so they can get dishonest profit.
Hosea 4:18
They consume their alcohol, then engage in cult prostitution; they dearly love their shameful behavior.
Amos 5:12
Certainly I am aware of your many rebellious acts and your numerous sins. You torment the innocent, you take bribes, and you deny justice to the needy at the city gate.
Matthew 26:15
and said, "What will you give me to betray him into your hands?" So they set out thirty silver coins for him.

The great

1 Kings 21:9
This is what she wrote: "Observe a time of fasting and seat Naboth in front of the people.

Wrap

Isaiah 26:21
For look, the Lord is coming out of the place where he lives, to punish the sin of those who live on the earth. The earth will display the blood shed on it; it will no longer cover up its slain.
Luke 12:1
Meanwhile, when many thousands of the crowd had gathered so that they were trampling on one another, Jesus began to speak first to his disciples, "Be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
1 Corinthians 4:5
So then, do not judge anything before the time. Wait until the Lord comes. He will bring to light the hidden things of darkness and reveal the motives of hearts. Then each will receive recognition from God.

General references

Exodus 20:15
"You shall not steal.
Leviticus 25:14
If you make a sale to your fellow citizen or buy from your fellow citizen, no one is to wrong his brother.
Deuteronomy 27:25
Cursed is the one who takes a bribe to kill an innocent person.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'
Proverbs 17:23
A wicked person receives a bribe secretly to pervert the ways of justice.
Proverbs 24:2
for their hearts contemplate violence, and their lips speak harm.
Ecclesiastes 3:16
I saw something else on earth: In the place of justice, there was wickedness, and in the place of fairness, there was wickedness.
Isaiah 59:14
Justice is driven back; godliness stands far off. Indeed, honesty stumbles in the city square and morality is not even able to enter.
Jeremiah 11:9
The Lord said to me, "The people of Judah and the citizens of Jerusalem have plotted rebellion against me!
Hosea 7:3
The royal advisers delight the king with their evil schemes, the princes make him glad with their lies.
Habakkuk 1:3
Why do you force me to witness injustice? Why do you put up with wrongdoing? Destruction and violence confront me; conflict is present and one must endure strife.
Acts 23:14
They went to the chief priests and the elders and said, "We have bound ourselves with a solemn oath not to partake of anything until we have killed Paul.
Acts 24:9
The Jews also joined in the verbal attack, claiming that these things were true.

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