Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Devise not evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.

Bible References

Devise not evil

Proverbs 6:14
He always plots evil with perversity in his heart—
he stirs up trouble.
Proverbs 16:29
A violent man lures his neighbor,
leading him in a way that is not good.
Psalm 35:20
For they do not speak in friendly ways,
but contrive deceitful schemes
against those who live peacefully in the land.
Psalm 55:20
My friend acts violently
against those at peace with him;
he violates his covenant.
Psalm 59:3
Lord, look! They set an ambush for me.
Powerful men attack me,
but not because of any sin or rebellion of mine.
Jeremiah 18:18
Then certain ones said, “Come, let’s make plans against Jeremiah, for instruction will never be lost from the priest, or counsel from the wise, or an oracle from the prophet. Come, let’s denounce him and pay no attention to all his words.”
Micah 2:1
Woe to those who dream up wickedness
and prepare evil plans on their beds!
At morning light they accomplish it
because the power is in their hands.

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