Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart.

Bible References

For, lo

Psalm 10:2
In arrogance [the] wicked persecutes [the] poor. Let them be caught in [the] schemes that they devised,
Psalm 37:14
[The] wicked have drawn [the] sword and have bent their bow to throw down [the] poor and [the] needy, to kill [those] upright in [their] way.
Psalm 64:3
who sharpen their tongue like a sword. They bend [their bow to shoot] their arrows--bitter words,
Jeremiah 9:3
And they bend their tongue [like] their bow, [for] falsehood and not truth is superior in the land, for they go forth from evil to evil, and they do not know me," {declares} Yahweh.


Psalm 21:12
For you will {turn them to flight}; you will aim [arrows] on your bowstrings at their faces.


Psalm 10:8
He sits in ambush in villages; in the hiding places he kills [the] innocent. His eyes {lurk} for [the] helpless.
Psalm 64:5
They encourage themselves [in the] evil matter. They talk of secretly laying snares. They say, "Who will see them?"
Psalm 142:3
When my spirit faints within me, you know my way. On the path where I walk, they have hidden a trap for me;
1 Samuel 18:21
And Saul thought, "I will give her to him, so that she may be a snare for him and the hand of [the] Philistines may be against him." So Saul said to David, "For a second [time] you can become my son-in-law today."
1 Samuel 23:9
When David learned that Saul [was] plotting evil against him, he said to Abiathar the priest, "Bring the ephod here."
Matthew 26:4
and plotted in order that they could arrest Jesus by stealth and kill [him].
Acts 23:12
And [when it] was day, the Jews made a conspiracy [and] bound themselves under a curse, saying [they would] neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.

The upright

Psalm 7:10
My shield [is] with God who saves the upright of heart.
Psalm 32:11
Be glad in Yahweh and rejoice, [you] righteous, and shout for joy, all [you] upright of heart.
Psalm 64:10
[The] righteous will rejoice in Yahweh and take refuge in him, and all [the] upright in heart will boast.
Psalm 94:15
For judgment will return to righteousness, and all the upright in heart [will follow] after it.
Psalm 97:11
Light [is] sown for the righteous, and joy for [the] upright in heart.
Psalm 125:4
Do good, O Yahweh, to the good, and to [those] upright in their hearts.