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?

General references

Bible References


Job 15:15
If God puts no trust in His holy ones
and the heavens are not pure in His sight,
Psalm 5:4
For You are not a God who delights in wickedness;
evil cannot dwell with You.
Psalm 11:4
The Lord is in His holy temple;
the Lord’s throne is in heaven.
His eyes watch; He examines everyone.
Psalm 34:15
The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous,
and His ears are open to their cry for help.
1 Peter 1:15
But as the One who called you is holy, you also are to be holy in all your conduct;


Psalm 10:1
Lord, why do You stand so far away?
Why do You hide in times of trouble?
Psalm 73:3
For I envied the arrogant;
I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Jeremiah 12:1
You will be righteous, Lord,
even if I bring a case against You.
Yet, I wish to contend with You:
Why does the way of the wicked prosper?
Why do all the treacherous live at ease?


Isaiah 21:2
A troubling vision is declared to me:
“The treacherous one acts treacherously,
and the destroyer destroys.
Advance, Elam! Lay siege, you Medes!
I will put an end to all her groaning.”
Isaiah 33:1
Woe, you destroyer never destroyed,
you traitor never betrayed!
When you have finished destroying,
you will be destroyed.
When you have finished betraying,
they will betray you.


Esther 4:14
If you keep silent at this time, liberation and deliverance will come to the Jewish people from another place, but you and your father’s house will be destroyed. Who knows, perhaps you have come to your royal position for such a time as this.”
Psalm 35:22
You saw it, Lord; do not be silent.
Lord, do not be far from me.
Psalm 50:3
Our God is coming; He will not be silent!
Devouring fire precedes Him,
and a storm rages around Him.
Psalm 83:1
A song. A psalm of Asaph.God, do not keep silent.
Do not be deaf, God; do not be idle.
Proverbs 31:8
Speak up for those who have no voice,
for the justice of all who are dispossessed.
Isaiah 64:12
Lord, after all this, will You restrain Yourself?
Will You keep silent and afflict severely?

The wicked

Habakkuk 1:3
Why do You force me to look at injustice?
Why do You tolerate wrongdoing?
Oppression and violence are right in front of me.
Strife is ongoing, and conflict escalates.
2 Samuel 4:11
How much more when wicked men kill a righteous man in his own house on his own bed! So now, should I not require his blood from your hands and wipe you off the earth?”
1 Kings 2:32
The Lord will bring back his own blood on his head because he struck down two men more righteous and better than he, without my father David’s knowledge. With his sword, Joab murdered Abner son of Ner, commander of Israel’s army, and Amasa son of Jether, commander of Judah’s army.
Psalm 37:12
The wicked person schemes against the righteous
and gnashes his teeth at him.
Psalm 56:1
For the choir director: according to “A Silent Dove Far Away.” A Davidic Miktam. When the Philistines seized him in Gath.Be gracious to me, God, for man tramples me;
he fights and oppresses me all day long.
Acts 2:23
Though He was delivered up according to God’s determined plan and foreknowledge, you used lawless people to nail Him to a cross and kill Him.
Acts 3:13
The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified His Servant Jesus, whom you handed over and denied in the presence of Pilate, when he had decided to release Him.

General references

Deuteronomy 25:1
“If there is a dispute between men, they are to go to court, and the judges will hear their case. They will clear the innocent and condemn the guilty.

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