Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the evil-doer is lifted up because of the purpose of his heart, and he whose mind is fixed on wealth is turned away from the Lord, saying evil against him.
Though he might have pride in his soul in his life-time, and men will give you praise if you do well for yourself,
If such a man, hearing the words of this oath, takes comfort in the thought that he will have peace even if he goes on in the pride of his heart, taking whatever chance may give him:
How are you able to say, I am not unclean, I have not gone after the Baals? see your way in the valley, be clear about what you have done: you are a quick-footed camel twisting her way in and out;
The heart is a twisted thing, not to be searched out by man: who is able to have knowledge of it?
As for Canaan, the scales of deceit are in his hands; he takes pleasure in twisted ways.
But he, desiring to put himself in the right, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbour?
And the Pharisees, who had a great love of money, hearing these things, were making sport of him.
And there was a time when I was living without the law: but when the law gave its orders, sin came to life and put me to death;
Because, not having knowledge of God's righteousness, and desiring to give effect to their righteousness, they have not put themselves under the righteousness of God.
1 Samuel 15:18
And the Lord sent you on a journey and said, Go and put to the curse those sinners, the Amalekites, fighting against them till every one is dead.
1 Chronicles 10:13
So death came to Saul because of the sin which he did against the Lord, that is, because of the word of the Lord which he kept not; and because he went for directions to one who had an evil spirit,
What then? are we worse off than they? In no way: because we have before made it clear that Jews as well as Greeks are all under the power of sin;