Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are set up; yea, they that tempt God are even delivered.
For, behold, the day cometh, it burneth as a furnace; and all the proud, and all that work wickedness, shall be stubble; and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith Jehovah of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
Nevertheless Haman refrained himself, and went home; and he sent and fetched his friends and Zeresh his wife.
For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, And the covetous renounceth, yea , contemneth Jehovah.
Though while he lived he blessed his soul (And men praise thee, when thou doest well to thyself,)
Behold, these are the wicked; And, being alway at ease, they increase in riches.
The king spake and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling-place, by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?
But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened so that he dealt proudly, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him:
And upon a set day Herod arrayed himself in royal apparel, and sat on the throne, and made an oration unto them.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, ye younger, be subject unto the elder. Yea, all of you gird yourselves with humility, to serve one another: for God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.
Ye have wearied Jehovah with your words. Yet ye say, Wherein have we wearied him? In that ye say, Every one that doeth evil is good in the sight of Jehovah, and he delighteth in them; or where is the God of justice?
The tents of robbers prosper, And they that provoke God are secure; Into whose hand God bringeth abundantly .
Wherefore do the wicked live, Become old, yea, wax mighty in power?
The wicked desireth the net of evil men; But the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit .
For all this I laid to my heart, even to explore all this: that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God; whether it be love or hatred, man knoweth it not; all is before them.
Righteous art thou, O Jehovah, when I contend with thee; yet would I reason the cause with thee: wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they at ease that deal very treacherously?
Thou that art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and that canst not look on perverseness, wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, and holdest thy peace when the wicked swalloweth up the man that is more righteous than he;
If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, If thou put away unrighteousness far from thy tents.
They that tempt
because all those men that have seen my glory, and my signs, which I wrought in Egypt and in the wilderness, yet have tempted me these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice;
Then the king commanded, and they brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions. Now the king spake and said unto Daniel, Thy God whom thou servest continually, he will deliver thee.
And they tempted God in their heart By asking food according to their desire.
When your fathers tempted me, Proved me, and saw my work.
But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, And tempted God in the desert.
and saith unto him, If thou art the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and, On their hands they shall bear thee up, Lest haply thou dash thy foot against a stone.
But Peter'said unto her, How is it that ye have agreed together to try the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them that have buried thy husband are at the door, and they shall carry thee out.
1 Corinthians 10:9
Neither let us make trial of the Lord, as some of them made trial, and perished by the serpents.
Where your fathers tried me by proving me, And saw my works forty years.