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Wicked people are controlled by their conceit and arrogance, and this is sinful.
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Haughtiness of the eyes is the enlarging of the heart: the lamp of the wicked is sin.
an high look or haughtiness of eyes
Proverbs 6:17 A heart that deviseth wicked plots, feet that are swift to run into mischief,
Proverbs 8:13 Counsel and equity is mine, prudence is mine, strength is mine.
Proverbs 30:13 A generation, whose eyes are lofty, and their eyelids lifted up on high.
Psalm 10:4 The sinner hath provoked the Lord according to the multitude of his wrath he will not seek him:
Isaiah 2:11,17 The lofty eyes of man are humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be made to stoop: and the Lord alone shall be exalted in that day. . . .
Isaiah 3:16 And the Lord said: Because the daughters of Sion are haughty, and have walked with stretched out necks, and wanton glances of their eyes, and made a noise as they walked with their feet and moved in a set pace:
Luke 18:14 I say to you, this man went down into his house justified rather than the other: because every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled: and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
1 Peter 5:5 In like manner, ye young men, be subject to the ancients. And do you all insinuate humility one to another: for God resisteth the proud, but to the humble he giveth grace.
Proverbs 21:27 The sacrifices of the wicked are abominable, because they are offered of wickedness.
Proverbs 15:8 The victims of the wicked are abominable to the Lord: the vows of the just are acceptable.
Romans 14:23 But he that discerneth, if he eat, is condemned; because not of faith. For all that is not of faith is sin.
ContextThe King's Heart
…3To do mercy and judgment, pleaseth the Lord more than victims. 4Haughtiness of the eyes is the enlarging of the heart: the lamp of the wicked is sin.5The thoughts of the industrious always bring forth abundance: but every sluggard is always in want.…
The light of thy body is thy eye. If thy eye be single, thy whole body will be lightsome: but if it be evil, thy body also will be darksome.
A heart that deviseth wicked plots, feet that are swift to run into mischief,
For evil men have no hope of things to come, and the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
Additional TranslationsHaughty eyes and a proud heart—the guides of the wicked—are sin.An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin.
A high look, and a proud heart, Even the lamp of the wicked, is sin.
A high-minded man is stout-hearted in his pride; and the lamp of the wicked is sin.
Lofty eyes, and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, is sin.
An high look, and a proud heart, even the lamp of the wicked, is sin.
A high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin.
A high look, and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, is sin.
Loftiness of eyes, and breadth of heart, Tillage of the wicked is sin.
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