Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

General references

Bible References

The triumphing

Job 5:3
I have seen the foolish taking root, but suddenly the curse came on his house.
Job 15:29
He does not get wealth for himself, and is unable to keep what he has got; the heads of his grain are not bent down to the earth.
Job 18:5
For the light of the sinner is put out, and the flame of his fire is not shining.
Job 27:13
This is the punishment of the evil-doer from God, and the heritage given to the cruel by the Ruler of all.
Exodus 15:9
Egypt said, I will go after them, I will overtake, I will make division of their goods: my desire will have its way with them; my sword will be uncovered, my hand will send destruction on them.
Judges 16:21
So the Philistines took him and put out his eyes; then they took him down to Gaza, and, chaining him with bands of brass, put him to work crushing grain in the prison-house.
Esther 5:11
And he gave them an account of the glories of his wealth, and the number of children he had, and the ways in which he had been honoured by the king, and how he had put him over the captains and servants of the king.
Esther 7:10
So Haman was put to death by hanging him on the pillar he had made for Mordecai. Then the king's wrath became less.
Psalm 37:35
I have seen the evil-doer in great power, covering the earth like a great tree.
Psalm 73:18
You put their feet where there was danger of slipping, so that they go down into destruction.
Acts 12:22
And the people, with loud cries, said, It is the voice of a god, not of a man.

The joy

Job 8:19
Such is the joy of his way, and out of the dust another comes up to take his place.
Job 27:8
For what is the hope of the sinner when he is cut off, when God takes back his soul?
Matthew 7:21
Not everyone who says to me, Lord, Lord, will go into the kingdom of heaven; but he who does the pleasure of my Father in heaven.
Matthew 13:20
And that which went on the stones, this is he who, hearing the word, straight away takes it with joy;
Galatians 6:4
But let every man make test of his work, and then will his cause for glory be in himself only, and not in his neighbour.
James 4:16
But now you go on glorying in your pride: and all such glorying is evil.

General references

Genesis 34:28
They took their flocks and their herds and their asses and everything in their town and in their fields,
Job 27:8
For what is the hope of the sinner when he is cut off, when God takes back his soul?
Psalm 37:2
For they will quickly be cut down like grass, and become dry like the green plants.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain