Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Wherefore do the wicked live, become old, yea, are mighty in power?

Bible References

Wherefore

Job 12:6
The tents of robbers are safe,
and those who provoke God are secure;
God’s power provides this.
Psalm 17:10
They have become hardened;
their mouths speak arrogantly.
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?
Habakkuk 1:15
The Chaldeans pull them all up with a hook,
catch them in their dragnet,
and gather them in their fishing net;
that is why they are glad and rejoice.

Mighty

Psalm 37:35
I have seen a wicked, violent man
well-rooted like a flourishing native tree.
Daniel 4:17
This word is by decree of the observers;
the matter is a command from the holy ones.
This is so the living will know
that the Most High is ruler
over the kingdom of men.
He gives it to anyone He wants
and sets the lowliest of men over it.
Revelation 13:2
The beast I saw was like a leopard, his feet were like a bear’s, and his mouth was like a lion’s mouth. The dragon gave him his power, his throne, and great authority.
Revelation 17:2
The kings of the earth committed sexual immorality with her, and those who live on the earth became drunk on the wine of her sexual immorality.”

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