Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Bible References

Thoughts

Proverbs 11:23
The desire of the righteous is only good, but the hope of the wicked is wrath.
Proverbs 24:9
The thought of the foolish is sin, and the scorner is an abomination to men.
Psalm 119:15
I will meditate in thy precepts and consider thy ways.
Psalm 139:23
Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me and know my thoughts
Isaiah 55:7
Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Jeremiah 4:14
O Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness that thou may be saved. How long shalt thou entertain the thoughts of thy iniquity within thee?

Counsels

Psalm 12:2
Each one speaks vanity with his neighbour: they speak with flattering lips and with a double heart.
Psalm 36:2
For he flatters himself in his own eyes until his iniquity is found to be hateful.
Psalm 41:6
And if he came to see me, he spoke lies: his heart gathered iniquity to itself, and when he goes out, he tells it.
Psalm 140:1
Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man; preserve me from the man of violence.
Matthew 2:3
When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled and all Jerusalem with him.
Matthew 26:4
and took counsel that they might take Jesus by guile and kill him.
1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore, judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts; and then shall each one have praise of God.
2 Corinthians 4:2
but remove from ourselves every hidden shameful thing, not walking in craftiness, nor adulterating the word of God, but in the manifestation of the truth, commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.