Psalm 101:4
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New International Version
The perverse of heart shall be far from me; I will have nothing to do with what is evil.

King James Bible
A froward heart shall depart from me: I will not know a wicked person.

Darby Bible Translation
A perverse heart shall depart from me; I will not know evil.

World English Bible
A perverse heart will be far from me. I will have nothing to do with evil.

Young's Literal Translation
A perverse heart turneth aside from me, Wickedness I know not.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

A froward heart - Rash and headstrong men shall not be employed by me.

I will not know a wicked person - I will give no countenance to sinners of any kind; and whatever is evil shall be an object of my abhorrence.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Proverbs 2:12-15 To deliver you from the way of the evil man, from the man that speaks fraudulent things...

Proverbs 3:32 For the fraudulent is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous.

Proverbs 8:13 The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogance, and the evil way, and the fraudulent mouth, do I hate.

Proverbs 11:20 They that are of a fraudulent heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

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Psalm 6:8 Depart from me, all you workers of iniquity; for the LORD has heard the voice of my weeping.

Psalm 119:115 Depart from me, you evildoers: for I will keep the commandments of my God.

Proverbs 9:6 Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.

Proverbs 22:24 Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man you shall not go:

Matthew 7:23 And then will I profess to them, I never knew you: depart from me, you that work iniquity.

2 Corinthians 6:14-16 Be you not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness...

2 Timothy 2:19 Nevertheless the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal, The Lord knows them that are his. And...

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Why Should we not Believe These to be Angelic Operations through Dispensation of The...
16. Why should we not believe these to be angelic operations through dispensation of the providence of God, Who maketh good use of both good things and evil, according to the unsearchable depth of His judgments? whether thereby the minds of mortals be instructed, or whether deceived; whether consoled, or whether terrified: according as unto each one there is to be either a showing of mercy, or a taking of vengeance, by Him to Whom, not without a meaning, the Church doth sing "of mercy and of judgment."
St. Augustine—On Care to Be Had for the Dead.

The Barren Fig-Tree.
"There were present at that season some that told him of the Galileans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galileans were sinners above all the Galileans, because they suffered such things? I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. Or those eighteen, upon whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think ye that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem? I tell you, Nay: but, except
William Arnot—The Parables of Our Lord

Cross References
Proverbs 11:20
The LORD detests those whose hearts are perverse, but he delights in those whose ways are blameless.

Psalm 101:5
Whoever slanders their neighbor in secret, I will put to silence; whoever has haughty eyes and a proud heart, I will not tolerate.

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