Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That the triumphing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the godless but for a moment?
For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: Yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and he shall not be.
How are they become a desolation in a moment! They are utterly consumed with terrors.
When the wicked spring as the grass, And when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; It is that they shall be destroyed for ever.
For the sun ariseth with the scorching wind, and withereth the grass: and the flower thereof falleth, and the grace of the fashion of it perisheth: so also shall the rich man fade away in his goings.
Come now, ye rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming upon you.
And it shall be as when the harvestman gathereth the standing grain, and his arm reapeth the ears; yea, it shall be as when one gleaneth ears in the valley of Rephaim.
And I saw, and behold, a white cloud; and on the cloud I saw one sitting like unto a son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand sharp sickle.