Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A worthless person, a wicked man, walks with a perverse mouth.
He that winks with the eye causes trouble: but a prating fool shall fall.
Make the heart of this people dull, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and return, and be healed.
For this people's heart has become gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.
For everyone that does evil hates the light, neither comes to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed.
An ungodly man digs up evil: and in his lips there is as a burning fire.
That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asks, and the judge asks for a bribe; and the great man, he utters his evil desire: so they weave it together.
So that he promised with an oath to give her whatsoever she would ask.
And the governor said, Why, what evil has he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified.