Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Bible References


Proverbs 11:23
The desire of the upright man is only for good, but wrath is waiting for the evil-doer.
Proverbs 24:9
The purpose of the foolish is sin: and the hater of authority is disgusting to others.
Psalm 119:15
I will give thought to your orders, and have respect for your ways.
Psalm 139:23
O God, let the secrets of my heart be uncovered, and let my wandering thoughts be tested:
Isaiah 55:7
Let the sinner give up his way, and the evil-doer his purpose: and let him come back to the Lord, and he will have mercy on him; and to our God, for there is full forgiveness with him.
Jeremiah 4:14
O Jerusalem, make your heart clean from evil, so that you may have salvation. How long are evil purposes to have a resting-place in you?


Psalm 12:2
Everyone says false words to his neighbour: their tongues are smooth in their talk, and their hearts are full of deceit.
Psalm 36:2
For he takes comfort in the thought that his sin will not be uncovered and hated.
Psalm 41:6
If one comes to see me, deceit is in his heart; he keeps a store of evil, which he makes public in every place.
Psalm 140:1
O Lord, take me out of the power of the evil man; keep me safe from the violent man:
Matthew 2:3
And when it came to the ears of Herod the king, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
Matthew 26:4
And they made designs together to take Jesus by some trick, and put him to death.
1 Corinthians 4:5
For this reason let there be no judging before the time, till the Lord comes, who will make clear the secret things of the dark, and the designs of the heart; and then will every man have his praise from God.
2 Corinthians 4:2
And we have given up the secret things of shame, not walking in false ways, and not making use of the word of God with deceit; but by the revelation of what is true, as before God, we have the approval of every man's sense of right and wrong.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain