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, burning 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, so that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
But Haman controlled himself, and came home; and he sent and called for his friends, and Zeresh his wife.
For the wicked boasteth of his soul's desire, and he blesseth the covetous; he contemneth Jehovah.
Though he blessed his soul in his lifetime, and men will praise thee when thou doest well to thyself, --
Behold, these are the wicked, and they prosper in the world: they heap up riches.
the king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?
But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit hardened unto presumption, he was deposed from the throne of his kingdom, and they took his glory from him;
And on a set day, clothed in royal apparel and sitting on the elevated seat of honour, Herod made a public oration to them.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise ye younger, be subject to the elder, and all of you bind on humility towards one another; for God sets himself against the proud, but to the humble gives grace.
Ye have wearied Jehovah with your words, and 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 judgment?
The tents of desolators are in peace, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand +God bringeth.
Wherefore do the wicked live, grow old, yea, become 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 and indeed to investigate all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God; man knoweth neither love nor hatred: all is before them.
Righteous art thou, Jehovah, when I plead with thee; yet will I speak with thee of thy judgments. Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they at ease that deal very treacherously?
Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on mischief: wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, and keepest silence when the wicked swalloweth up a man more righteous than he?
If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up. If thou remove unrighteousness far from thy tents,
They that tempt
for all those men who have seen my glory, and my signs, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and 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. The king spoke and said unto Daniel, Thy God whom thou servest continually, he will save thee.
And they tempted God in their heart, by asking meat for their lust;
When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work.
And they lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert.
and says to him, If thou be Son of God cast thyself down; for it is written, He shall give charge to his angels concerning thee, and on their hands shall they bear thee, lest in anywise thou strike thy foot against a stone.
And Peter said to her, Why is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? Lo, the feet of those that have buried thy husband are at the door, and they shall carry thee out.
1 Corinthians 10:9
Neither let us tempt the Christ, as some of them tempted, and perished by serpents.
where your fathers tempted me, by proving me, and saw my works forty years.