Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


This is the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, which they shall receive of the Almighty.

General references

Bible References

The portion

Job 20:29
This is the wicked man’s lot from God,
the inheritance God ordained for him.
Job 31:3
Doesn’t disaster come to the unjust
and misfortune to evildoers?
Psalm 11:6
He will rain burning coals and sulfur on the wicked;
a scorching wind will be their portion.
Ecclesiastes 8:13
However, it will not go well with the wicked, and they will not lengthen their days like a shadow, for they are not reverent before God.
Isaiah 3:11
Woe to the wicked—it will go badly for them,
for what they have done will be done to them.
2 Peter 2:9
then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment,

The heritage

Job 15:20
A wicked man writhes in pain all his days;
only a few years are reserved for the ruthless.
Job 20:19
For he oppressed and abandoned the poor;
he seized a house he did not build.
Psalm 12:5
“Because of the oppression of the afflicted
and the groaning of the poor,
I will now rise up,” says the Lord.
“I will put the one who longs for it in a safe place.”
Proverbs 22:22
Don’t rob a poor man because he is poor,
and don’t crush the oppressed at the gate,
Malachi 3:5
“I will come to you in judgment, and I will be ready to witness against sorcerers and adulterers; against those who swear falsely; against those who oppress the widow and the fatherless, and cheat the wage earner; and against those who deny justice to the foreigner. They do not fear Me,” says the Lord of Hosts.
James 5:4
Look! The pay that you withheld from the workers who reaped your fields cries out, and the outcry of the harvesters has reached the ears of the Lord of Hosts.

General references

Job 31:2
For what portion would I have from God above,
or what inheritance from the Almighty on high?

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