Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And let none of you imagine evil in your hearts against his neighbour; and love no false oath: for all these are things that I hate, saith the LORD.
You must not oppress the widow, the orphan, the foreigner, or the poor, nor should anyone secretly plot evil against his fellow human being.'
Do not plot evil against your neighbor when he dwells by you unsuspectingly.
he plots evil with perverse thoughts in his heart, he spreads contention at all times.
"Oh people of Jerusalem, purify your hearts from evil so that you may yet be delivered. How long will you continue to harbor up wicked schemes within you?
Those who devise sinful plans are as good as dead, those who dream about doing evil as they lie in bed. As soon as morning dawns they carry out their plans, because they have the power to do so.
But I say to you that whoever looks at a woman to desire her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
The good person brings good things out of his good treasury, and the evil person brings evil things out of his evil treasury.
For out of the heart come evil ideas, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, slander.
The speaker went on to say, "This is a curse traveling across the whole earth. For example, according to the curse whoever steals will be removed from the community; or on the other hand (according to the curse) whoever swears falsely will suffer the same fate."
You must be truthful, honest and upright when you take an oath saying, 'As surely as the Lord lives!' If you do, the nations will pray to be as blessed by him as you are and will make him the object of their boasting."
"I will come to you in judgment. I will be quick to testify against those who practice divination, those who commit adultery, those who break promises, and those who exploit workers, widows, and orphans, who refuse to help the immigrant and in this way show they do not fear me," says the Lord who rules over all.
Arrogant people cannot stand in your presence; you hate all who behave wickedly.
Yes, the wicked man boasts because he gets what he wants; the one who robs others curses and rejects the Lord.
There are six things that the Lord hates, even seven things that are an abomination to him:
The fear of the Lord is to hate evil; I hate arrogant pride and the evil way and perverse utterances.
I sent my servants the prophets to you people over and over again warning you not to do this disgusting thing I hate.
You are too just to tolerate evil; you are unable to condone wrongdoing. So why do you put up with such treacherous people? Why do you say nothing when the wicked devour those more righteous than they are?