Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.

Bible References

Counsel

Psalm 64:2
Hide me from the scheming of wicked people,
from the mob of evildoers,
Genesis 49:6
May I never enter their council;
may I never join their assembly.
For in their anger they kill men,
and on a whim they hamstring oxen.
2 Chronicles 22:3
He walked in the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother gave him evil advice.
Job 10:3
Is it good for You to oppress,
to reject the work of Your hands,
and favor the plans of the wicked?
Job 21:16
But their prosperity is not of their own doing.
The counsel of the wicked is far from me!
Luke 23:51
who had not agreed with their plan and action. He was from Arimathea, a Judean town, and was looking forward to the kingdom of God.

Standeth

Psalm 26:12
My foot stands on level ground;
I will praise the Lord in the assemblies.
Romans 5:2
We have also obtained access through Him by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God.
Ephesians 6:13
This is why you must take up the full armor of God, so that you may be able to resist in the evil day, and having prepared everything, to take your stand.

Way

Psalm 1:6
For the Lord watches over the way of the righteous,
but the way of the wicked leads to ruin.
Psalm 36:4
Even on his bed he makes malicious plans.
He sets himself on a path that is not good
and does not reject evil.
Psalm 146:9
The Lord protects foreigners
and helps the fatherless and the widow,
but He frustrates the ways of the wicked.
Proverbs 2:12
rescuing you from the way of evil—
from the one who says perverse things,
Proverbs 4:19
But the way of the wicked is like the darkest gloom;
they don’t know what makes them stumble.
Proverbs 13:15
Good sense wins favor,
but the way of the treacherous never changes.
Matthew 7:13
“Enter through the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the road is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who go through it.

Sitteth

Psalm 26:4
I do not sit with the worthless
or associate with hypocrites.
Psalm 119:115
Depart from me, you evil ones,
so that I may obey my God’s commands.
Jeremiah 15:17
I never sat with the band of revelers,
and I did not celebrate with them.
Because Your hand was on me, I sat alone,
for You filled me with indignation.

Scornful

Proverbs 1:22
“How long, foolish ones, will you love ignorance?
How long will you mockers enjoy mocking
and you fools hate knowledge?
Proverbs 3:34
He mocks those who mock,
but gives grace to the humble.
Proverbs 9:12
If you are wise, you are wise for your own benefit;
if you mock, you alone will bear the consequences.”
Proverbs 19:29
Judgments are prepared for mockers,
and beatings for the backs of fools.


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General references

Deuteronomy 14:6
You may eat any animal that has hooves divided in two and chews the cud.
Job 34:8
He keeps company with evildoers
and walks with wicked men.
Psalm 26:4
I do not sit with the worthless
or associate with hypocrites.
Proverbs 1:10
My son, if sinners entice you,
don’t be persuaded.
Proverbs 4:14
Don’t set foot on the path of the wicked;
don’t proceed in the way of evil ones.
Luke 11:28
He said, “Even more, those who hear the word of God and keep it are blessed!”

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