Who imagine evil in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war.
They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.
He devises mischief upon his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he abhors not evil.
Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Does not David hide himself with us in strongholds in the forest, in the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshimon?
Moreover, my father, see, yea, see the skirt of your robe in my hand: for in that I cut off the skirt of your robe, and killed you not, know you and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in my hand, and I have not sinned against you; yet you hunt my soul to take it.
And the Ziphites came unto Saul to Gibeah, saying, Does not David hide himself on the hill of Hachilah, which is opposite Jeshimon?
Why do the nations rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?
For they intended evil against you: they devised a mischievous act, which they are not able to perform.
They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and plan deceit all the day long.
How long will you imagine evil against a man? you shall be slain all of you: as a leaning wall shall you be, and as a tottering fence.
They encourage themselves in an evil matter: they talk of laying snares secretly; they say, Who shall see them?
Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counselors of peace there is joy.
For they have made ready their heart like an oven, while they lie in wait: their baker sleeps all the night; in the morning it burns as a flaming fire.
Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.
There has one come out of you, that imagines evil against the LORD, a wicked counselor.