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 righteous [is] only good, but the expectation of the wicked, wrath.
Proverbs 24:9
Devising folly [is] a sin, and an abomination to humankind [is] a scoffer.
Psalm 119:15
I will meditate on your precepts and look at your ways.
Psalm 139:23
Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.
Isaiah 55:7
Let [the] wicked forsake his way, and [the] man of sin his thoughts. And let him return to Yahweh, that he may take pity on him, and to our God, for he will {forgive manifold}.
Jeremiah 4:14
Cleanse your heart from wickedness, Jerusalem, so that you may be saved. {How long} will your thoughts of mischief dwell in your inner part?


Psalm 12:2
They speak falseness {to each other}. [With] flattering lips, [with] {a double heart} they speak.
Psalm 36:2
For he flatters himself in his eyes, hating to detect his iniquity.
Psalm 41:6
And when one comes to see [me], he speaks falsely; his heart gathers disaster for itself. He goes out to the street; he speaks.
Psalm 140:1
Rescue me, O Yahweh, from evil men. Preserve me from violent men,
Matthew 2:3
And [when] King Herod heard [it], he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him,
Matthew 26:4
and plotted in order that they could arrest Jesus by stealth and kill [him].
1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore do not judge anything before the time, until the Lord should come, who will both enlighten the hidden things of darkness and will reveal the counsels of hearts, and then praise will come to each one from God.
2 Corinthians 4:2
but we have renounced shameful hidden things, not behaving with craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but with the open proclamation of the truth commending ourselves to every person's conscience before God.