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 prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God brings abundantly.
Psalm 17:10
They are enclosed in their own fat hearts: with their mouth they speak proudly.
Psalm 73:3
For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Jeremiah 12:1
Righteous are you, O LORD, when I plead with you: yet let me talk with you of your judgments: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? why are all they happy that deal very treacherously?
Habakkuk 1:15
They take up all of them with the hook, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their dragnet: therefore they rejoice and are glad.

Mighty

Psalm 37:35
I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.
Daniel 4:17
This sentence is by the decree of the watchers, and the decision by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever he will, and sets up over it the lowliest of men.
Revelation 13:2
And the beast that I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him 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.