'Devices' in the Bible
Don't have different measuring devices in your house one large and one small.
You must have honest weights and measuring devices, so you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is about to give you,
for we do surely die, and are as water which is running down to the earth, which is not gathered, and God doth not accept a person, and hath devised devices in that the outcast is not outcast by Him.
He made skillfully designed devices in Jerusalem to shoot arrows and [catapult] large stones for use on the towers and on the corners. So his fame spread even to distant places, for he was marvelously helped until he became strong.
He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.
Thy devices make men keep silent, Thou scornest, and none is causing blushing!
My days have passed by, My devices have been broken off, The possessions of my heart!
Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which ye wrongfully imagine against me.
Hold them guilty, O God; By their own devices let them fall! In the multitude of their transgressions thrust them out, For they are rebellious against You.
The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
The wicked according to the height of his face, inquireth not. 'God is not!' are all his devices.
In whose hands are evil devices, and their right hand is full of bribes.
The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.
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.
"So I gave them over to the stubbornness of their heart, To walk in their own devices.
Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.
I, wisdom, have dwelt with prudence, And a knowledge of devices I find out.
A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.
He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.
Evil devices are an abomination to Jehovah; But pleasant words are pure.
There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.
See, this alone I have found, that God made man upright, and they -- they have sought out many devices.
We have heard of the pride of Moab -- very proud, His pride, and his arrogance, and his wrath, Not right are his devices.
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.
Hear, O earth, lo, I am bringing evil on this people, The fruit of their devices, For to My words they gave no attention, And My law -- they kick against it.
What hath my beloved to do in my house, seeing that the more part practise their evil devices, and the holy flesh is passed from thee? When thou doest evil, then thou rejoicest.
But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
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.
Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
The fierceness of the anger of Jehovah Doth not turn back till His doing, Yea, till His establishing the devices of His heart, In the latter end of the days we consider it!
I -- I have known, an affirmation of Jehovah, His wrath, and it is not right, His devices -- not right they have done.
Therefore, hear ye the counsel of Jehovah, That He hath counselled concerning Edom, And His devices that He hath devised Concerning the inhabitants of Teman: Drag them out do not little ones of the flock, Make desolate over them doth he not their habitation?
Therefore, hear ye the counsel of Jehovah, That He counselled concerning Babylon, And His devices that He hath devised Concerning the land of the Chaldeans; Drag them out do not little ones of the flock, Doth He not make desolate over them the habitation?
Thou hast seen all their vengeance and all their devices against me.
Thou hast heard their reproach, O Jehovah, and all their devices against me,
Thy devices and thine abominations, Thou hast borne them, an affirmation of Jehovah.
He shall enter peaceably even upon the fattest places of the province; and he shall do that which his fathers have not done, nor his fathers' fathers; he shall scatter among them the prey, and spoil, and riches: yea, and he shall forecast his devices against the strong holds, even for a time.
And he shall stir up his power and his courage against the king of the south with a great army; and the king of the south shall be stirred up to battle with a very great and mighty army; but he shall not stand: for they shall forecast devices against him.
And the sword shall rage against and fall upon their cities and shall consume the bars of their gates and shall make an end [of their defenses], because of their own counsels and devices.
"The statutes of Omri And all the works of the house of Ahab are observed; And in their devices you walk Therefore I will give you up for destruction And your inhabitants for derision, And you will bear the reproach of My people."