Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practise wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their dainties.

General references

Bible References

Incline not

Psalm 119:36
Incline my heart to your testimonies, and not to [dishonest] gain.
Deuteronomy 2:30
But Sihon king of Heshbon was not willing to let us cross through his [territory] because Yahweh your God hardened his spirit and {made him obstinate} {in order to give him} into your hand, {just as he has now done}.
Deuteronomy 29:4
But Yahweh has not given to you a heart to understand, or eyes to see, or ears to hear, [even] {to this day}.
1 Kings 8:58
to incline our hearts toward him, to walk in all his ways and to keep his commandments, his statutes, and his judgments which he commanded our ancestors.
1 Kings 22:22
He said, 'I will go out and I will be a false spirit in the mouth of all his prophets.' And he said, 'You shall entice and succeed, go out and do so.'
Isaiah 63:17
Why do you make us wander, Yahweh? You harden our heart from your ways {so that we do not fear} you. Turn back for the sake of your servants, the tribes of your inheritance.
Matthew 6:13
And do not bring us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.
James 1:13
No one who is being tempted should say, "I am being tempted by God," for God {cannot be tempted} by evil, and he himself tempts no one.

To practise

1 Corinthians 15:33
Do not be deceived! "Bad company corrupts good morals."
2 Corinthians 6:17
Therefore "come out from their midst and be separate," says the Lord, "and do not touch what is unclean, and I will welcome you,
Revelation 18:4
And I heard another voice from heaven saying, "Come out from her, my people, so that you will not participate in her sins, and so that you will not receive her plagues,

And let me

Numbers 25:2
And they invited the people to the sacrifices of their gods, and the people ate and worshiped their gods.
Proverbs 23:1
When you sit to eat with a ruler, you shall surely observe what [is] before you,
Daniel 1:5
And the king assigned to them {his daily portion} from the fine food of the king, and from {the wine that he drank}, and [instructed that] {they were to be educated for three years}. And at the end [of] their [training], {they were to be stationed} {before} the king.
Acts 10:13
And a voice came to him, "Get up, Peter, slaughter and eat!"
1 Corinthians 10:27
If any of the unbelievers invites you, and you want to go, eat everything that is set before you, {asking no questions} for the sake of the conscience.

General references

Proverbs 23:3
Do not desire his delicacies, for it is food of deception.