Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


They search out iniquities; they accomplish a diligent search: both the inward thought of every one of them, and the heart, is deep.

Bible References


Psalm 35:11
Malicious witnesses come forward;
they question me about things I do not know.
1 Samuel 22:9
Then Doeg the Edomite, who was in charge of Saul’s servants, answered: “I saw Jesse’s son come to Ahimelech son of Ahitub at Nob.
1 Samuel 24:9
David said to Saul, “Why do you listen to the words of people who say, ‘Look, David intends to harm you’?
1 Samuel 25:10
Nabal asked them, “Who is David? Who is Jesse’s son? Many slaves these days are running away from their masters.
Daniel 6:4
The administrators and satraps, therefore, kept trying to find a charge against Daniel regarding the kingdom. But they could find no charge or corruption, for he was trustworthy, and no negligence or corruption was found in him.
Matthew 26:59
The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for false testimony against Jesus so they could put Him to death.
John 18:29
Then Pilate came out to them and said, “What charge do you bring against this man?”
John 19:7
“We have a law,” the Jews replied to him, “and according to that law He must die, because He made Himself the Son of God.”


Psalm 5:9
For there is nothing reliable in what they say;
destruction is within them;
their throat is an open grave;
they flatter with their tongues.
Proverbs 20:5
Counsel in a man’s heart is deep water;
but a man of understanding draws it out.
Isaiah 29:15
Woe to those who go to great lengths
to hide their plans from the Lord.
They do their works in darkness,
and say, “Who sees us? Who knows us?”
Jeremiah 17:9
The heart is more deceitful than anything else,
and incurable—who can understand it?
1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore don’t judge anything prematurely, before the Lord comes, who will both bring to light what is hidden in darkness and reveal the intentions of the hearts. And then praise will come to each one from God.

General references

Proverbs 20:5
Counsel in a man’s heart is deep water;
but a man of understanding draws it out.
Proverbs 24:2
for their hearts plan violence,
and their words stir up trouble.
Matthew 2:7
Then Herod secretly summoned the wise men and asked them the exact time the star appeared.

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