Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

They only consult to cast him down from his excellency: they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.

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Bible References

Consult

Psalm 2:1
Why are the nations in tumultuous agitation, and why do the peoples meditate a vain thing?
Matthew 2:3
But Herod the king having heard of it, was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him;
Matthew 22:15
Then went the Pharisees and held a council how they might ensnare him in speaking.
Matthew 26:3
Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together to the palace of the high priest who was called Caiaphas,
Matthew 27:1
And when it was morning all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus so that they might put him to death.
John 11:47
The chief priests, therefore, and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, What do we? for this man does many signs.
Acts 4:16
saying, What shall we do to these men? for that indeed an evident sign has come to pass through their means is manifest to all that inhabit Jerusalem, and we cannot deny it.

Delight

Psalm 52:3
Thou hast loved evil rather than good, lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.
Psalm 119:163
I hate and abhor falsehood; thy law do I love.
Proverbs 6:17
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood;
Proverbs 13:5
A righteous man hateth lying; but the wicked maketh himself odious and cometh to shame.
Hosea 7:3
They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.
John 8:44
Ye are of the devil, as your father, and ye desire to do the lusts of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks falsehood, he speaks of what is his own; for he is a liar and its father:
Romans 1:32
who knowing the righteous judgment of God, that they who do such things are worthy of death, not only practise them, but have fellow delight in those who do them.
Revelation 22:15
Without are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the fornicators, and the murderers, and the idolaters, and every one that loves and makes a lie.

Bless

Psalm 28:3
Draw me not away with the wicked, and with the workers of iniquity, who speak peace to their neighbours, and mischief is in their heart.
Psalm 55:21
Smooth were the milky words of his mouth, but his heart was war; his words were softer than oil, yet are they drawn swords.
Luke 20:20
And having watched him, they sent out suborned persons, pretending to be just men, that they might take hold of him in his language, so that they might deliver him up to the power and authority of the governor.

Inwardly

Psalm 5:9
For there is no certainty in their mouth; their inward part is perversion, their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue.
Psalm 51:6
Behold, thou wilt have truth in the inward parts; and in the hidden part thou wilt make me to know wisdom.
Luke 11:39
But the Lord said to him, Now do ye Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the dish, but your inward parts are full of plunder and wickedness.
Romans 7:22
For I delight in the law of God according to the inward man:

General references

Acts 24:9
And the Jews also joined in pressing the matter against Paul, saying that these things were so.