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 comes, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that comes shall burn them up, says the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
Nevertheless Haman restrained himself: and when he came home, he sent and called for his friends, and Zeresh his wife.
For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors.
Though while he lived he blessed his soul: and men will praise you, when you do well for yourself.
Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in 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 honor of my majesty?
But when his heart was lifted up, and his mind hardened in pride, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him:
And upon a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne, and made an oration unto them.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, you younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resists the proud, and gives grace to the humble.
You have wearied the LORD with your words. Yet you say, How have we wearied him? When you say, Every one that does evil is good in the sight of the LORD, and he delights in them; or, Where is the God of judgment?
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?
The wicked desires the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yields fruit.
For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God: no man knows either love or hatred by all that is before them.
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?
You are of purer eyes than to behold evil, and can not look on iniquity: why do you look upon them that deal treacherously, and hold your tongue when the wicked devours the man that is more righteous than he?
If you return to the Almighty, you shall be built up, you shall put away iniquity far from your tents.
They that tempt
Because all those men who have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have put me to the test now 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 spoke and said unto Daniel, Your God whom you serve continually, he will deliver you.
And they tested God in their heart by asking food for their lust.
When your fathers tested me, tried me, and saw my work.
But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tested God in the desert.
And said unto him, If you are the Son of God, cast yourself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning you: and in their hands they shall bear you up, lest at any time you dash your foot against a stone.
Then Peter said unto her, How is it that you have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them who have buried your husband are at the door, and shall carry you out.
1 Corinthians 10:9
Neither let us test Christ, as some of them also tested him, and were destroyed by serpents.
When your fathers tested me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.