Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked: further not his wicked device; lest they exalt themselves. Selah.

Lest they exalt themselves

Bible References

Grant not

Psalm 27:12
Do not give me up unto the desire of mine adversaries, for there have risen up against me witnesses that are false, and he that fanneth up violence.
Psalm 94:20
Shall the throne that inflicteth ruin, have fellowship with thee, That frameth oppression, by statute?
2 Samuel 15:31
And, unto David, it was told, saying, Ahithophel, is among the conspirators with Absolom. And David said, Turn to foolishness, I pray thee, the counsel of Ahithophel, O Yahweh.
Job 5:12
Who doth frustrate the schemes of the crafty, that their hands cannot achieve abiding success;

Lest they exalt themselves

Deuteronomy 32:27
Were it not that the taunt of the foe, I feared, Lest their adversaries should mistake, - Lest they should say - Our own hand, is exalted, It is not Yahweh, therefore who hath wrought all this!