Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That the pride of the sinner is short, and the joy of the evil-doer but for a minute?
For in a short time the evil-doer will be gone: you will go searching for his place, and it will not be there.
How suddenly are they wasted! fears are the cause of their destruction.
For when the sun comes up with its burning heat, the grass gets dry and the grace of its form is gone with the falling flower; so the man of wealth comes to nothing in his ways.
Come now, you men of wealth, give yourselves to weeping and crying because of the bitter troubles which are coming to you.
And it will be like a man cutting the growth of his grain, pulling together the heads of the grain with his arm; even as when they get in the grain in the valley of Rephaim.
And I saw a white cloud, and on the cloud I saw one seated, like a son of man, having on his head a crown of gold, and in his hand a sharp curved blade.