A righteous person is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
A righteous man hates lies, but a wicked man brings shame and disgrace.
Righteousness guards the way of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.
The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.
A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy gains healing.
The righteous one eats to the satisfying of his soul, but the belly of the wicked goes hungry.
The house of the wicked will be overthrown, but the tent of the upright will flourish.
The evil bow down before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
The wicked is brought down in his calamity, but in death, the righteous has a refuge.
In the house of the righteous is much treasure, but the income of the wicked brings trouble.
The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
The way of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, but he loves him who follows after righteousness.
the LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but the thoughts of the pure are pleasing.
The heart of the righteous weighs answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes out evil.
the LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
the LORD has made everything for its own end-- yes, even the wicked for the day of evil.
An evildoer heeds wicked lips. A liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue.
He who justifies the wicked, and he who condemns the righteous, both of them alike are an abomination to the LORD.
A wicked man receives a bribe in secret, to pervert the ways of justice.
When wickedness comes, contempt also comes, and with shame comes disgrace.
To be partial to the faces of the wicked is not good, nor to deprive the innocent of justice.
A corrupt witness mocks justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down iniquity.
A wise king winnows out the wicked, and drives the threshing wheel over them.
A high look, and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, is sin.
The violence of the wicked will drive them away, because they refuse to do what is right.
The soul of the wicked desires evil; his neighbor finds no mercy in his eyes.
The Righteous One considers the house of the wicked, and brings the wicked to ruin.
The wicked is a ransom for the righteous; the treacherous for the upright.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination: how much more, when he brings it with a wicked mind!
A wicked man hardens his face; but as for the upright, he establishes his ways.
Thorns and snares are in the path of the wicked: whoever guards his soul stays from them.
He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.
Don't lay in wait, wicked man, against the habitation of the righteous. Don't destroy his resting place:
for a righteous man falls seven times, and rises up again; but the wicked are overthrown by calamity.
Don't fret yourself because of evildoers; neither be envious of the wicked:
for there will be no reward to the evil man; and the lamp of the wicked shall be snuffed out.
He who says to the wicked, "You are righteous;" peoples shall curse him, and nations shall abhor him--
Take away the wicked from the king's presence, and his throne will be established in righteousness.
Like a muddied spring, and a polluted well, so is a righteous man who gives way before the wicked.
His malice may be concealed by deception, but his wickedness will be exposed in the assembly.
The wicked flee when no one pursues; but the righteous are as bold as a lion.
Those who forsake the law praise the wicked; but those who keep the law contend with them.
When the righteous triumph, there is great glory; but when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.
As a roaring lion or a charging bear, so is a wicked ruler over helpless people.
When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous thrive.
When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.
The righteous care about justice for the poor. The wicked aren't concerned about knowledge.
If a ruler listens to lies, all of his officials are wicked.
When the wicked increase, sin increases; but the righteous will see their downfall.
A dishonest man detests the righteous, and the upright in their ways detest the wicked.
Blessed is the man who doesn't walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the way of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers;
The wicked are not so, but are like the chaff which the wind drives away.
Therefore the wicked shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.
Arise, the LORD! Save me, my God! For you have struck all of my enemies on the cheek bone. You have broken the teeth of the wicked.
For you are not a God who has pleasure in wickedness. Evil can't live with you.
Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous; their minds and hearts are searched by the righteous God.
You have rebuked the nations. You have destroyed the wicked. You have blotted out their name forever and ever.
the LORD has made himself known. He has executed judgment. The wicked is snared by the work of his own hands. Meditation. Selah.
The wicked shall be turned back to Sheol, even all the nations that forget God.
In arrogance, the wicked hunt down the weak. They are caught in the schemes that they devise.
For the wicked boasts of his heart's cravings. He blesses the greedy, and condemns the LORD.
The wicked, in the pride of his face, has no room in his thoughts for God.
Why does the wicked person condemn God, and say in his heart, "God won't call me into account?"
Break the arm of the wicked. As for the evil man, seek out his wickedness until you find none.
For, behold, the wicked bend their bows. They set their arrows on the strings, that they may shoot in darkness at the upright in heart.
the LORD examines the righteous, but the wicked and him who loves violence his soul hates.
On the wicked he will rain blazing coals; fire, sulfur, and scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.
The wicked walk on every side, when what is vile is exalted among the sons of men. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.
from the wicked who oppress me, my deadly enemies, who surround me.
Arise, the LORD, confront him. Cast him down. Deliver my soul from the wicked by your sword;
For I have kept the ways of the LORD, and have not wickedly departed from my God.
I hate the assembly of evildoers, and will not sit with the wicked.
in whose hands is wickedness, their right hand is full of bribes.
Don't draw me away with the wicked, with the workers of iniquity who speak peace with their neighbors, but mischief is in their hearts.
Give them according to their work, and according to the wickedness of their doings. Give them according to the operation of their hands. Bring back on them what they deserve.
Let me not be disappointed, the LORD, for I have called on you. Let the wicked be disappointed. Let them be silent in Sheol.
Many sorrows come to the wicked, but loving kindness shall surround him who trusts in the LORD.
Evil shall kill the wicked. Those who hate the righteous shall be condemned.
An oracle is within my heart about the disobedience of the wicked: "There is no fear of God before his eyes."
Don't let the foot of pride come against me. Don't let the hand of the wicked drive me away.
Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him. Don't fret because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who makes wicked plots happen.
For yet a little while, and the wicked will be no more. Yes, though you look for his place, he isn't there.
The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes at him with his teeth.
The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, to kill those who are upright in the way.
Better is a little that the righteous has, than the abundance of many wicked.
For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.
But the wicked shall perish. The enemies of the LORD shall be like the beauty of the fields. They will vanish-- vanish like smoke.
The wicked borrow, and don't pay back, but the righteous give generously.
For the LORD loves justice, and doesn't forsake his saints. They are preserved forever, but the children of the wicked shall be cut off.
The wicked watches the righteous, and seeks to kill him.
Wait for the LORD, and keep his way, and he will exalt you to inherit the land. When the wicked are cut off, you shall see it.
I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.
As for transgressors, they shall be destroyed together. The future of the wicked shall be cut off.
the LORD helps them, and rescues them. He rescues them from the wicked, and saves them, Because they have taken refuge in him. A Psalm by David, for a memorial.
I said, "I will watch my ways, so that I don't sin with my tongue. I will keep my mouth with a bridle while the wicked is before me."
Vindicate me, God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation. Oh, deliver me from deceitful and wicked men.
You have loved righteousness, and hated wickedness. Therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows.
But to the wicked God says, "What right do you have to declare my statutes, that you have taken my covenant on your lips,
"Behold, this is the man who didn't make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness."
Because of the voice of the enemy, Because of the oppression of the wicked. For they bring suffering on me. In anger they hold a grudge against me.
Let death come suddenly on them. Let them go down alive into Sheol. For wickedness is in their dwelling, in the midst of them.
The wicked go astray from the womb. They are wayward as soon as they are born, speaking lies.
The righteous shall rejoice when he sees the vengeance. He shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked;
You, the LORD God of Armies, the God of Israel, rouse yourself to punish the nations. Show no mercy to the wicked traitors. Selah.
Hide me from the conspiracy of the wicked, from the noisy crowd of the ones doing evil;
As smoke is driven away, so drive them away. As wax melts before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the presence of God.
Rescue me, my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.
For I was envious of the arrogant, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Behold, these are the wicked. Being always at ease, they increase in riches.
I said to the arrogant, "Don't boast!" I said to the wicked, "Don't lift up the horn.
For in the hand of the LORD there is a cup, full of foaming wine mixed with spices. He pours it out. Indeed the wicked of the earth drink and drink it to its very dregs.
I will cut off all the horns of the wicked, but the horns of the righteous shall be lifted up. For the Chief Musician. On stringed instruments. A Psalm by Asaph. A song.
"How long will you judge unjustly, and show partiality to the wicked?" Selah.
Rescue the weak and needy. Deliver them out of the hand of the wicked."
For a day in your courts is better than a thousand. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.
No enemy will tax him. No wicked man will oppress him.
You will only look with your eyes, and see the recompense of the wicked.
though the wicked spring up as the grass, and all the evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever.
My eye has also seen my enemies. My ears have heard of the wicked enemies who rise up against me.
the LORD, how long will the wicked, how long will the wicked triumph?
that you may give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit is dug for the wicked.
Who will rise up for me against the wicked? Who will stand up for me against the evildoers?
Shall the throne of wickedness have fellowship with you, which brings about mischief by statute?
He has brought on them their own iniquity, and will cut them off in their own wickedness. the LORD, our God, will cut them off.
You who love the LORD, hate evil. He preserves the souls of his saints. He delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.
Morning by morning, I will destroy all the wicked of the land; to cut off all the workers of iniquity from the LORD's city. A Prayer of the afflicted, when he is overwhelmed and pours out his complaint before the LORD.
Let sinners be consumed out of the earth. Let the wicked be no more. Bless the LORD, my soul. Praise Yah!
We have sinned with our fathers. We have committed iniquity. We have done wickedly.
A fire was kindled in their company. The flame burned up the wicked.
and a fruitful land into a salt waste, for the wickedness of those who dwell in it.
The upright will see it, and be glad. All the wicked will shut their mouths.
for they have opened the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit against me. They have spoken to me with a lying tongue.
Set a wicked man over him. Let an adversary stand at his right hand.
The wicked will see it, and be grieved. He shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away. The desire of the wicked will perish.
Indignation has taken hold on me, because of the wicked who forsake your law.
The ropes of the wicked bind me, but I won't forget your law.
The wicked have waited for me, to destroy me. I will consider your statutes.
The wicked have laid a snare for me, yet I haven't gone astray from your precepts.
You put away all the wicked of the earth like dross. Therefore I love your testimonies.
They draw near who follow after wickedness. They are far from your law.
Salvation is far from the wicked, for they don't seek your statutes.
For the scepter of wickedness won't remain over the allotment of the righteous; so that the righteous won't use their hands to do evil.
the LORD is righteous. He has cut apart the cords of the wicked.
If only you, God, would kill the wicked. Get away from me, you bloodthirsty men!
For they speak against you wickedly. Your enemies take your name in vain.
See if there is any wicked way in me, and lead me in the everlasting way. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.
the LORD, keep me from the hands of the wicked. Preserve me from the violent men who have determined to trip my feet.
the LORD, don't grant the desires of the wicked. Don't let their evil plans succeed, or they will become proud. Selah.
Don't incline my heart to any evil thing, to practice deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity. Don't let me eat of their delicacies.
Let the wicked fall together into their own nets, while I pass by. A contemplation by David, when he was in the cave. A Prayer.
the LORD preserves all those who love him, but all the wicked he will destroy.
the LORD preserves the foreigners. He upholds the fatherless and widow, but the way of the wicked he turns upside down.
the LORD upholds the humble. He brings the wicked down to the ground.
being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil habits, secret slanderers,
I speak in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh, for as you presented your members as servants to uncleanness and to wickedness upon wickedness, even so now present your members as servants to righteousness for sanctification.
He said, "This is Wickedness;" and he threw her down into the midst of the ephah basket; and he threw the weight of lead on its mouth.
I will sweep away man and animal. I will sweep away the birds of the sky, the fish of the sea, and the heaps of rubble with the wicked. I will cut off man from the surface of the earth, says the LORD.