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?
If God places no trust in his holy ones, if even the heavens are not pure in his eyes,
Certainly you are not a God who approves of evil; evil people cannot dwell with you.
The Lord is in his holy temple; the Lord's throne is in heaven. His eyes watch; his eyes examine all people.
The Lord pays attention to the godly and hears their cry for help.
1 Peter 1:15
but, like the Holy One who called you, become holy yourselves in all of your conduct,
Why, Lord, do you stand far off? Why do you pay no attention during times of trouble?
For I envied those who are proud, as I observed the prosperity of the wicked.
Lord, you have always been fair whenever I have complained to you. However, I would like to speak with you about the disposition of justice. Why are wicked people successful? Why do all dishonest people have such easy lives?
I have received a distressing message: "The deceiver deceives, the destroyer destroys. Attack, you Elamites! Lay siege, you Medes! I will put an end to all the groaning!"
The destroyer is as good as dead, you who have not been destroyed! The deceitful one is as good as dead, the one whom others have not deceived! When you are through destroying, you will be destroyed; when you finish deceiving, others will deceive you!
"Don't imagine that because you are part of the king's household you will be the one Jew who will escape. If you keep quiet at this time, liberation and protection for the Jews will appear from another source, while you and your father's household perish. It may very well be that you have achieved royal status for such a time as this!"
But you take notice, Lord! O Lord, do not remain far away from me!
Our God approaches and is not silent; consuming fire goes ahead of him and all around him a storm rages.
A song, a psalm of Asaph. O God, do not be silent! Do not ignore us! Do not be inactive, O God!
Open your mouth on behalf of those unable to speak, for the legal rights of all the dying.
In light of all this, how can you still hold back, Lord? How can you be silent and continue to humiliate us?
Why do you force me to witness injustice? Why do you put up with wrongdoing? Destruction and violence confront me; conflict is present and one must endure strife.
2 Samuel 4:11
Surely when wicked men have killed an innocent man as he slept in his own house, should I not now require his blood from your hands and remove you from the earth?"
1 Kings 2:32
May the Lord punish him for the blood he shed; behind my father David's back he struck down and murdered with the sword two men who were more innocent and morally upright than he -- Abner son of Ner, commander of Israel's army, and Amasa son of Jether, commander of Judah's army.
Evil men plot against the godly and viciously attack them.
For the music director; according to the yonath-elem-rechovim style; a prayer of David, written when the Philistines captured him in Gath. Have mercy on me, O God, for men are attacking me! All day long hostile enemies are tormenting me.
this man, who was handed over by the predetermined plan and foreknowledge of God, you executed by nailing him to a cross at the hands of Gentiles.
The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the God of our forefathers, has glorified his servant Jesus, whom you handed over and rejected in the presence of Pilate after he had decided to release him.
If controversy arises between people, they should go to court for judgment. When the judges hear the case, they shall exonerate the innocent but condemn the guilty.