Thematic Bible: Of the wicked, described as


Thematic Bible



The desire of the slothful kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to lie down and sleep -- "


For your hands are defiled with blood and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue mutters wickedness.

And when you spread forth your hands [in prayer, imploring help], I will hide My eyes from you; even though you make many prayers, I will not hear. Your hands are full of blood!


Their webs will not serve as clothing, nor will they cover themselves with what they make; their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

No, in your heart you devise wickedness; you deal out in the land the violence of your hands.


In whose hands is wickedness, and their right hands are full of bribes.

Both their hands are put forth and are upon what is evil to do it diligently; the prince and the judge ask for a bribe, and the great man utters his evil desire. Thus they twist between them [the course of justice].


The Lord has made Himself known; He executes judgment; the wicked are snared in the work of their own hands. Higgaion [meditation]. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!