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They make evil plans as they lie in bed; nothing they do is good, and they never reject anything evil.
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He hath devised iniquity on his bed, he hath set himself on every way that is not good: but evil he hath not hated.
Psalm 38:12 And they that sought my soul used violence. And they that sought evils to me spoke vain things, and studied deceits all the day long.
1 Samuel 19:11 Saul therefore sent his guards to David's house to watch him, that he might be killed in the morning. And when Michol, David's wife, had told him this, saying: Unless thou save thyself this night, to morrow thou wilt die:
Esther 5:14 Then Zares his wife, and the rest of his friends answered him: Order a great beam to be prepared, fifty cubits high, and in the morning speak to the king, that Mardochai may be hanged upon it, and so thou shalt go full of joy with the king to the banquet. The counsel pleased him, and he commanded a high gibbet to be prepared.
Esther 6:4 And the king said immediately: Who is in the court? for Aman was coming in to the inner court of the king's house, to speak to the king, that he might order Mardochai to be hanged upon the gibbet, which was prepared for him.
Proverbs 4:16 They eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of iniquity.
Hosea 7:6,7 Because they have applied their heart like an oven, when he laid snares for them: he slept all the night baking them, in the morning he himself was heated as a flaming fire. . . .
Micah 2:1 Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee.
Matthew 27:1 And when morning was come, all the chief priests and ancients of the people took counsel against Jesus, that they might put him to death.
Acts 23:12 And when day was come, some of the Jews gathered together and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they killed Paul.
Proverbs 24:23 These things also to the wise: It is not good to have respect to persons in judgment.
Isaiah 65:2 I have spread forth my hands all the day to an unbelieving people, who walk in a way that is not good after their own thoughts.
Jeremiah 6:16 Thus saith the Lord: Stand ye on the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, which is the good way, and walk ye in it: and you shall find refreshment for your souls. And they said: We will not walk.
Jeremiah 8:6 I attended, and hearkened; no man speaketh what is good, there is none that doth penance for his sin, saying: What have I done? They are all turned to their own course, as a horse rushing to the battle.
Jeremiah 9:2-9 Who will give me in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men, and I will leave my people, and depart from them? because they are all adulterers, an assembly of transgressors. . . .
Micah 6:8 I will shew thee, O man, what is good, and what the Lord requireth of thee: Verily to do judgment, and to love mercy, and to walk solicitous with thy God.
Psalm 97:10 You that love the Lord, hate evil: the Lord preserveth the souls of his saints, he will deliver them out of the hand of the sinner.
Job 15:16 How much more is man abominable, and unprofitable, who drinketh iniquity like water?
Amos 5:15 Hate evil, and love good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be the Lord the God of hosts may have mercy on the remnant of Joseph.
Romans 1:32 Who, having known the justice of God, did not understand that they who do such things, are worthy of death: and not only they that do them, but they also that consent to them that do them.
Romans 12:9 Let love be without dissimulation. Hating that which is evil, cleaving to that which is good,
Revelation 2:2 I know thy works and thy labour and thy patience and how thou canst not bear them that are evil. And thou hast tried them who say they are apostles and are not: and hast found them liars:
ContextThe Transgression of the Wicked
…3The words of his mouth are iniquity and guile: he would not understand that he might do well. 4He hath devised iniquity on his bed, he hath set himself on every way that is not good: but evil he hath not hated.5O Lord, thy mercy is in heaven, and thy truth reacheth even to the clouds.…
Let love be without dissimulation. Hating that which is evil, cleaving to that which is good,
Thou hast loved malice more than goodness: and iniquity rather than to speak righteousness.
Who have devised iniquities in their hearts: all the day long they designed battles.
They eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of iniquity.
They err that work evil: but mercy and truth prepare good things.
I have spread forth my hands all the day to an unbelieving people, who walk in a way that is not good after their own thoughts.
Thus saith the Lord God: In that day projects shall enter into thy heart, and thou shalt conceive a mischievous design.
Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee.
Additional TranslationsEven on his bed he plots wickedness; he sets himself on a path that is not good; he does not reject evil.He devises mischief on his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he abhors not evil.
He deviseth iniquity upon his bed; He setteth himself in a way that is not good; He abhorreth not evil.
He devises iniquity on his bed; he gives himself to every evil way; and does not abhor evil.
He deviseth wickedness up on his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good: he abhorreth not evil.
He deviseth iniquity upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.
He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.
He plots iniquity on his bed. He sets himself in a way that is not good. He doesn't abhor evil.
Iniquity he deviseth on his bed, He stationeth himself on a way not good, Evil he doth not refuse.'
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