Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity: wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, and holdest thy tongue when the wicked devoureth the man that is more righteous than he?
Lo! in his holy ones, he putteth not confidence, and, the heavens, are not pure in his eyes:
For, not a GOD finding pleasure in lawlessness, art thou, and wrong can be no guest of thine:
Yahweh, is in his holy temple As for Yahweh, in the heavens, is his throne, His eyes, behold - His eyelashes test the sons of men.
The eyes of Yahweh, are towards the righteous, And, his ears, towards their cry for help:
1 Peter 1:15
But, according as he that hath called you is holy, do, ye yourselves, also become, holy in all manner of behaviour, -
Wherefore, O Yahweh, shouldst thou stand afar off? Wherefore hide thyself, in times of destitution?
For I was envious of the boasters, At the prosperity of the lawless, used I to look.
Righteous, art thou O Yahweh, when I present my pleading unto thee, - Yet, concerning the things that are right, let me speak with thee, - Wherefore hath, the way of the lawless, prospered? Wherefore have all, utter traitors, been at ease?
So hath, a grievous vision, been told me: - the deceiver, is deceiving. And the spoiler, is spoiling, Go up, O Elam Besiege O Media, All the sighing she hath caused, have I made to cease.
Alas! thou plunderer when, thou, hadst not been plundered, And thou traitor when they had not betrayed thee: When thou hast ceased plundering, thou shalt be plundered, When thou hast left off betraying, they shall betray thee.
But, if thou, do indeed hold thy peace, at this time, respite and deliverance, will be appointed for the Jews, from another place, but, thou, and thy father's house, will perish, - and who knoweth whether, for a time such as this, thou hast attained unto the royal estate?
Thou hast seen, O Yahweh, do not keep silence! O My Lord! be not far from me:
Let our God come, and let him not keep silence! A fire - before him, shall devour, And, around him, hath it become exceeding tempestuous:
O God, Do not keep quiet, Do not hold thy peace, Neither be thou still, O GOD!
Open thy mouth for the dumb, for the cause of all the children of the departed.
In view of these things, wilt thou restrain thyself. O Yahweh? Wilt thou hold thy peace and humble us so very greatly?
Wherefore shouldst thou let me see iniquity, and, wrong, shouldst let me behold, and, force and violence, be straight before me, - and there should have ever been someone who, contention and strife, would uphold?
2 Samuel 4:11
how much more, when, lawless men, have slain a righteous person, in his own house, upon his bed? -- Now, therefore, must I not require his blood at your hands, and so consume you, out of the earth?
1 Kings 2:32
thus will Yahweh bring back his blood upon his own head, in that he fell upon two men more righteous and better than he, and slew them with the sword, my father David not knowing it, - even Abner son of Ner, general of the army of Israel, and Amasa son of Jether, general of the army of Judah;
Plotting is the lawless one, against the just, and gnashing upon him with his teeth.
Show me favour, O God, For weak man hath panted for me, All the day, a fighter oppresseth me:
The same, by the marked out counsel and foreknowledge of God given up, through the hands of lawless men, suspending, ye slew,
The God of Abraham and Isaac and Jacob, - the God of our fathers, hath glorified his servant Jesus: - whom, ye, indeed, delivered up and denied to Pilate's, face when he had adjudged to release him;
When there ariseth a controversy between men, and they come nigh unto judgment, and judgment is granted them, then shall they justify the righteous man, and condemn the lawless.