Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

They are exalted for a little while, but are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all other, and cut off as the tops of the ears of corn.

Bible References

Are exalted

Job 20:5
That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?
Psalm 37:10
For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, you shall diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.
Psalm 73:19
How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.
Psalm 92:7
When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed forever:
James 1:11
For the sun is no sooner risen with a burning heat, but it withers the grass, and its flower falls, and the beauty of the appearance of it perishes: so also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.
James 5:1
Come now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.

Cut off

Isaiah 17:5
And it shall be as when the reaper gathers the grain, and reaps the ears with his arm; and it shall be as he that gathers ears in the valley of Rephaim.
Revelation 14:14
And I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.