For they intended evil against you: they devised a mischievous act, which they are not able to perform.
Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not yourself because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked devices to pass.
Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked: further not his wicked device; lest they exalt themselves. Selah.
And they said, There is no hope: but we will walk after our own plans, and we will everyone do the imagination of his evil heart.
He devises mischief upon his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he abhors not evil.
Perversity is in his heart, he devises evil continually; he sows discord.
Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.
He shuts his eyes to devise perverse things: moving his lips he brings evil to pass.
He that plans to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.
The schemes also of the schemer are evil: he devises wicked plans to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaks justly.
Then said he unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise iniquity, and give wicked counsel in this city:
Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.
But when Esther came before the king, he commanded by letters that his wicked plot, which he devised against the Jews, should return upon his own head, and that he and his sons should be hanged on the gallows.
He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their plans.
The wicked in his pride does persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
The LORD brings the counsel of the nations to nothing: he makes the devices of the people of none effect.
A heart that devises wicked imaginations, feet that are swift in running to evil,
A good man obtains favor of the LORD: but a man of wicked intentions will he condemn.