Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The earth is given into the hand of the wicked: he covereth the faces of the judges thereof; if not, where, and who is he?

Bible References

Earth

Job 12:6
The tents of robbers are safe,
and those who provoke God are secure;
God’s power provides this.
Job 21:7
Why do the wicked continue to live,
growing old and becoming powerful?
Psalm 17:14
With Your hand, Lord, save me from men,
from men of the world
whose portion is in this life:
You fill their bellies with what You have in store;
their sons are satisfied,
and they leave their surplus to their children.
Psalm 73:3
For I envied the arrogant;
I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Jeremiah 12:1
You will be righteous, Lord,
even if I bring a case against You.
Yet, I wish to contend with You:
Why does the way of the wicked prosper?
Why do all the treacherous live at ease?
Daniel 4:17
This word is by decree of the observers;
the matter is a command from the holy ones.
This is so the living will know
that the Most High is ruler
over the kingdom of men.
He gives it to anyone He wants
and sets the lowliest of men over it.
Daniel 5:18
Your Majesty, the Most High God gave sovereignty, greatness, glory, and majesty to your predecessor Nebuchadnezzar.
Daniel 7:7
“While I was watching in the night visions, a fourth beast appeared, frightening and dreadful, and incredibly strong, with large iron teeth. It devoured and crushed, and it trampled with its feet whatever was left. It was different from all the beasts before it, and it had 10 horns.
Habakkuk 1:14
You have made mankind
like the fish of the sea,
like marine creatures that have no ruler.

He covereth

2 Samuel 15:30
David was climbing the slope of the Mount of Olives, weeping as he ascended. His head was covered, and he was walking barefoot. Each of the people with him covered their heads and went up, weeping as they ascended.
2 Samuel 19:4
But the king hid his face and cried out at the top of his voice, “My son Absalom! Absalom, my son, my son!”
Esther 6:12
Then Mordecai returned to the King’s Gate, but Haman, overwhelmed, hurried off for home with his head covered.
Esther 7:8
Just as the king returned from the palace garden to the house of wine drinking, Haman was falling on the couch where Esther was reclining. The king exclaimed, “Would he actually violate the queen while I am in the palace?” As soon as the statement left the king’s mouth, Haman’s face was covered.
Jeremiah 14:4
The ground is cracked
since no rain has fallen on the land.
The farmers are ashamed;
they cover their heads.

If not

Job 24:25
If this is not true, then who can prove me a liar
and show that my speech is worthless?
Job 32:2
Then Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite from the family of Ram became angry. He was angry at Job because he had justified himself rather than God.

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