For they intended evil against thee: they imagined a mischievous device, which they are not able to perform.
Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth 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 devices, and we will every one do the imagination of his evil heart.
He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.
Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord.
Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.
He shutteth his eyes to devise froward things: moving his lips he bringeth evil to pass.
He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.
The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.
Then said he unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise mischief, 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 practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.
But when Esther came before the king, he commanded by letters that his wicked device, 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 disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.
The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.
An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,
A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.