6186 imagination, evil scheming

6186 imagination, evil scheming

Human thinking, darkened by sin, expressed in plans which are in opposition to God and which seek to take advantage of others.

Human thought is darkened by sin

As a result of rejecting God’s revelation Ro 1:21 See also Ps 10:2-4; 2Co 3:14; Eph 4:17-18; Tit 1:15

As a result of excessive alcohol Pr 23:33

As a result of Satan’s activity 2Co 4:4; Eph 2:1-3

Sinful human thinking finds expression in evil ways

In evil schemes and plans Pr 6:16-18 See also Ge 11:6; Ps 36:4; Ps 64:5-6; Pr 6:14; Pr 12:20; Pr 14:22; Pr 24:8-9; Ecc 8:11; Ro 1:30

In scheming against God 2Co 10:5 See also Dt 31:21; Ps 2:1-2; Hos 7:15; Na 1:11

In scheming against others La 3:60-61 See also Dt 15:9 warnings against evil thinking as the year for cancelling debts approaches; Job 21:27; Ps 10:2-3; Ps 37:7; Ps 38:12; Ps 41:7-8; Ps 140:1-2; Isa 32:7; Zec 8:16-17; Mt 26:3-4 pp Mk 14:1-2 pp Lk 22:1-2 pp Jn 11:53 Jewish religious leaders plot against Jesus Christ.

Human plans are an expression of pride Jas 4:13-16 See also Pr 18:11; Isa 10:7-11; Isa 30:1; Lk 12:16-20

Evil plans will fail Lk 1:51 See also Est 9:25; Ps 21:11-12; Ps 33:10; Pr 19:21; Isa 8:10; Isa 19:3; Isa 66:18; Mic 2:1; Na 1:9

False prophecy comes from evil thinking

Eze 13:2-3 See also Dt 13:1-3; Jer 23:16-17; Eze 13:17

See also

1440revelation, creation
2545Christ, opposition to
4120Satan
4811darkness, symbol of sin
5038mind, the human
5810complacency
6020sin
7774prophets, false
8734evil
8802pride
8827selfishness

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