Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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?
The tents of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God brings abundantly.
Why do the wicked live, become old, yea, are mighty in power?
From men by your hand, O LORD, from men of the world, who have their portion in this life, and whose belly you fill with your hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.
For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Righteous are you, O LORD, when I plead with you: yet let me talk with you of your judgments: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? why are all they happy that deal very treacherously?
This sentence is by the decree of the watchers, and the decision by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever he will, and sets up over it the lowliest of men.
O king, the most high God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom, and majesty, and glory, and honor:
After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and broke in pieces, and stamped the residue with its feet: and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns.
And make men like the fish of the sea, like the creeping things, that have no ruler over them?
2 Samuel 15:30
And David went up by the ascent of mount Olivet, and wept as he went up, and had his head covered, and he went barefoot: and all the people that were with him covered every man his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up.
2 Samuel 19:4
But the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!
And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hastened to his house mourning, and having his head covered.
Then the king returned out of the palace garden into the place of the banquet of wine; and Haman was fallen upon the bed on which Esther was. Then said the king, Will he force the queen also before me in the house? As the word went out of the king's mouth, they covered Haman's face.
Because the ground is parched, for there was no rain in the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.