Though they intend to harm you
and devise a wicked plan, they will not prevail.
who plan evil in their hearts.
They stir up wars all day long.
Do not drag me away with the wicked,
with the evildoers,
who speak in friendly ways with their neighbors
while malice is in their hearts.
Even on his bed he makes malicious plans.
He sets himself on a path that is not good
and does not reject evil.
How long will you threaten a man?
Will all of you attack
as if he were a leaning wall
or a tottering stone fence?
Woe to those who dream up wickedness
and prepare evil plans on their beds!
At morning light they accomplish it
because the power is in their hands.
He always plots evil with perversity in his heart—
he stirs up trouble.
A foolish scheme is sin,
and a mocker is detestable to people.
Why do the nations rebel
and the peoples plot in vain?
Those who seek my life set traps,
and those who want to harm me threaten to destroy me;
they plot treachery all day long.
“This is what the Lord God says: On that day, thoughts will arise in your mind, and you will devise an evil plan.
One has gone out from you,
who plots evil against Yahweh,
and is a wicked counselor.
The scoundrel’s weapons are destructive;
he hatches plots to destroy the needy with lies,
even when the poor says what is right.
The wicked person schemes against the righteous
and gnashes his teeth at him.
??Sin/ ??ShinLord, You hear their insults,
all their plots against me.
The thoughts of the righteous are just,
but guidance from the wicked leads to deceit.
Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil,
but those who promote peace have joy.
Don’t those who plan evil go astray?
But those who plan good find loyalty and faithfulness.
For they—their hearts like an oven—
draw him into their oven.
Their anger smolders all night;
in the morning it blazes like a flaming fire.
I trained and strengthened their arms,
but they plot evil against Me.
Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the foreigner or the poor, and do not plot evil in your hearts against one another.
Do not plot evil in your hearts against your neighbor, and do not love perjury, for I hate all this”—this is the Lord’s declaration.
a heart that plots wicked schemes,
feet eager to run to evil,
The Lord detests the plans of an evil man,
but pleasant words are pure.
Woe to the rebellious children!
This is the Lord’s declaration.
They carry out a plan, but not Mine;
they make an alliance,
but against My will,
piling sin on top of sin.
The Lord said to me, “Son of man, these are the men who plan evil and give wicked advice in this city.
During a time of peace, he will come into the richest parts of the province and do what his fathers and predecessors never did. He will lavish plunder, loot, and wealth on his followers, and he will make plans against fortified cities, but only for a time.
“With a large army he will stir up his power and his courage against the king of the South. The king of the South will prepare for battle with an extremely large and powerful army, but he will not succeed, because plots will be made against him.
For Aram, along with Ephraim and the son of Remaliah, has plotted harm against you. They say,