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 expectation of the wicked is wrath.
Proverbs 24:9
The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scoffer is an abomination to men.
Psalm 119:15
I will meditate in your precepts, and have respect unto your 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 your heart from wickedness, that you may be saved. How long shall your vain thoughts lodge within you?

Counsels

Psalm 12:2
They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.
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 comes to see me, he speaks vanity: his heart gathers iniquity to itself; when he goes abroad, he tells it.
Psalm 140:1
[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man;
Matthew 2:3
When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
Matthew 26:4
And consulted that they might take Jesus by subtlety, 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 every man have praise of God.
2 Corinthians 4:2
But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.