Proverbs 3:29

Devise not evil against thy neighbor, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.
– Proverbs 3:29

Verses 29 and 30 continue addressing interpersonal relations in terms of our neighbor. Devise evil expresses the idea of secretly plotting against. This in light of the neighbor thinking he is secure by you. Taken together wisdom here teaches not betray a confidence nor take advantage of one trusting you.

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