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 [the] destroyers are at peace, and [there is] security for those who provoke God, [for those] whom God brings into his hand.
Job 21:7
"Why do [the] wicked live, grow old, even grow mighty [in] power?
Psalm 17:14
from men by your hand, O Yahweh, from men of [this] world. Their share [is] in {this life}, and you fill their stomach [with] your treasure. They are satisfied [with] children. They bequeath their excess to their children.
Psalm 73:3
because I envied the boastful [when] I saw [the] well-being of [the] wicked.
Jeremiah 12:1
You [will be] in the right, Yahweh, when I complain to you. Even so, let me speak [my] claims with you. Why does [the] way of [the] wicked succeed? All those who deal treacherously with treachery are at ease.
Daniel 4:17
The sentence [is] by [the] decree of [the] watchers, and the decision [by] [the] command of [the] holy [ones], {in order that} the living will know that the Most High [is] sovereign over [the] kingdom of humankind, and {to whomever} he wills he gives it, and he [even] sets [the] humblest of men over it."
Daniel 5:18
{O king}, the Most High God gave the kingdom and the greatness and the glory and the majesty to Nebuchadnezzar your {predecessor}.
Daniel 7:7
After this in the visions of the night I was looking and there was a fourth beast, terrifying and frightful and exceedingly strong, and {it had} {great iron teeth}, [and it was] devouring and crushing, and it stamped the remainder with its feet; and it was different from all [the other] beasts {that preceded it} {and it had ten horns}.
Habakkuk 1:14
You make humankind like fish of the sea, like crawling creatures that have no ruler among them.

He covereth

2 Samuel 15:30
Now David [was] going up on the Ascent of the Olives, {weeping as he went}, with his head covered and going barefoot. All the people who [were] with him each covered their head {and wept as they went}.
2 Samuel 19:4
and because the king had covered his face and cried with a loud voice, "My son, Absalom, Absalom, my son, my son."
Esther 6:12
Then Mordecai returned to the gate of the king, and Haman rushed to his house mournful and with his head covered.
Esther 7:8
And the king returned from the palace garden to the {banquet hall}, [where] Haman [was] lying prostrate on the couch that Esther [was] on, and the king said, "Will he also molest the queen with me in the house?" As the words went from the king's mouth they covered Haman's face.
Jeremiah 14:4
Because of the ground, [which] is cracked because there was no rain on the ground. [The] farmers are ashamed, they cover their heads.

If not

Job 24:25
"And if [it is] not [so], then who can prove me a liar and reduce my word to nothing?"
Job 32:2
So Elihu the son of Barakel the Buzite, from the clan of Ram, {became angry}. {He became angry} at Job because he justified himself rather than God,