Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.

Bible References

Is perished

Psalm 12:1
Help, LORD, for the holy man ceases, for the faithful fail from among the sons of men.
Psalm 14:1
The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt. They have done abominable works. There is none that does good.
Isaiah 57:1
The righteous man perishes, and no man lays it to heart. And merciful men are taken away; none considering that the righteous man is taken away from the evil [to come].
Romans 3:10
as it is written, There is no righteous man, not even one.

They all

Proverbs 1:11
If they say, Come with us. Let us lay wait for blood. Let us lurk secretly for the innocent without cause.
Proverbs 12:6
The words of the wicked lay in wait for blood, but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
Isaiah 59:7
Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity. Desolation and destruction are in their paths.
Jeremiah 5:16
Their quiver is an open sepulcher. They are all mighty men.


1 Samuel 24:11
Moreover, my father, see, yea, see the skirt of thy robe in my hand, for in that I cut off the skirt of thy robe, and killed thee not. Know thou and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in my hand, and I have not sinned
1 Samuel 26:20
Now therefore, let not my blood fall to the earth away from the presence of LORD. For the king of Israel has come out to seek a flea, as when [a man] hunts a partridge in the mountains.
Psalm 57:6
They have prepared a net for my steps. My soul is bowed down. They have dug a pit before me. They are fallen into the midst of it themselves. Selah.
Jeremiah 5:26
For among my people are found wicked men. They watch as fowlers lay in wait. They set a trap; they catch men.
Jeremiah 16:16
Behold, I will send for many fishermen, says LORD, and they shall fish them up. And afterward I will send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain, and from every hill, and out of the clefts of the rocks.
Lamentations 4:18
They hunt our steps, so that we cannot go in our streets. Our end is near, our days are fulfilled, for our end has come.
Habakkuk 1:15
He takes all of them up with the hook. He catches them in his net, and gathers them in his drag. Therefore he rejoices and is glad.

General references

Deuteronomy 27:25
Cursed be he who takes a bribe to kill an innocent man. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Judges 16:6
And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, in what thy great strength lays, and with what thou might be bound to afflict thee.
Jeremiah 11:9
And LORD said to me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah, and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Ezekiel 11:6
Ye have multiplied your slain in this city, and ye have filled the streets thereof with the slain.
Habakkuk 1:3
Why do thou show me iniquity, and look upon perverseness? For destruction and violence are before me, and there is strife, and contention rises up.
Acts 24:9
And the Jews also agreed, claiming to have these things this way.