Verses with the word devices in the Old Testament (15 verses):
He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.
Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which ye wrongfully imagine against me.
The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.
Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.
Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.
A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.
He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.
There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.
The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.
But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
And they said, There is no hope: but we will walk after our own devices, and we will every one do the imagination of his evil heart.
Then said they, Come and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
He shall enter peaceably even upon the fattest places of the province; and he shall do that which his fathers have not done, nor his fathers' fathers; he shall scatter among them the prey, and spoil, and riches: yea, and he shall forecast his devices against the strong holds, even for a time.
And he shall stir up his power and his courage against the king of the south with a great army; and the king of the south shall be stirred up to battle with a very great and mighty army; but he shall not stand: for they shall forecast devices against him.