Psalm 64:6 {63:7}
Good News Translation
They make evil plans and say, "We have planned a perfect crime." The human heart and mind are a mystery.

New Revised Standard Version
Who can search out our crimes? We have thought out a cunningly conceived plot.” For the human heart and mind are deep.

Contemporary English Version
They make evil plans and say, "We'll commit a perfect crime. No one knows our thoughts."

New American Bible
They devise wicked schemes, conceal the schemes they devise; the designs of their hearts are hidden.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They have searched after iniquities: they have failed in their search. Man shall come to a deep heart:

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

They have searched after iniquities: they have failed in their search. Man shall come to a deep heart:


Psalm 35:11 Unjust witnesses rising up have asked me things I knew not.

1 Samuel 22:9 And Doeg, the Edomite, who stood by, and was the chief among the servants of Saul, answering, said: I saw the son of Isai, in Nobe, with Achimelech, the son of Achitob, the priest.

1 Samuel 24:9 And said to Saul: Why dost thou hear the words of men that say: David seeketh thy hurt?

1 Samuel 25:10 But Nabal answering the servants of David, said: Who is David? and what is the son of Isai? servants are multiplied now days who flee from their masters.

Daniel 6:4,5 And the king thought to set him over all the kingdom; whereupon the princes, and the governors, sought to find occasion against Daniel, with regard to the king: and they could find no cause, nor suspicion, because he was faithful, and no fault, nor suspicion was found in him. . . .

Matthew 26:59 And the chief priests and the whole council sought false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death.

John 18:29,30 Pilate therefore went out to them, and said: What accusation bring you against this man? . . .

John 19:7 The Jews answered him: We have a law; and according to the law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.

a diligent search [heb.

Psalm 5:9 For there is no truth in their mouth: their heart is vain.

Proverbs 20:5 Counsel in the heart of a man is like deep water: but a wise man will draw it out.

Isaiah 29:15 Woe to you that are deep of heart, to hide your counsel from the Lord: and their works are in the dark, and they say: Who seeth us, and who knoweth us?

Jeremiah 17:9,10 The heart is perverse above all things, and unsearchable, who can know it? . . .

1 Corinthians 4:5 Therefore, judge not before the time: until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts. And then shall every man have praise from God.

The Hurtful Tongue
5They will shoot at him on a sudden, and will not fear: they are resolute in wickedness. They have talked of hiding snares; they have said: Who shall see them? 6They have searched after iniquities: they have failed in their search. Man shall come to a deep heart:7And God shall be exalted. The arrows of children are their wounds:…
Cross References
Psalm 49:11
And their sepulchres shall be their houses for ever. Their dwelling places to all generations: they have called their lands by their names.

Daniel 11:27
And the heart of the two kings shall be to do evil, and they shall speak lies at one table, and they shall not prosper: because as yet the end is unto another time.

Psalm 64:5
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