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 at ease, and those that provoke God and those who carry gods in their hands live secure.
Psalm 17:10
They are closed in with their own fat; with their mouth they speak proudly.
Psalm 73:3
For I became angry against the foolish when I saw the peace of the wicked.
Jeremiah 12:1
Righteous art thou, O LORD, even though I dispute with thee: even so, I will speak judgments with thee; Why does the way of the wicked prosper? All those that completely rebel against thee have peace.
Habakkuk 1:15
He shall take up all of them with his hook; he shall catch them in his net and gather them in his drag: therefore, he shall rejoice and be glad.

Mighty

Psalm 37:35
Resh I have seen the wicked in great power and spreading himself like a green bay tree.
Daniel 4:17
By sentence of the watchmen is the matter resolved, and the case by the word of the holy ones to the intent that the living may know that the most High takes rule over the kingdom of men and gives it to whoever he will and sets up over it the man who is the lowest.
Revelation 13:2
And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and its feet were as the feet of a bear, and its mouth as the mouth of a lion; and the dragon gave it his power and his throne and great authority.
Revelation 17:2
with whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.