Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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
Send help, Lord, for mercy has come to an end; there is no more faith among the children of men.
Psalm 14:1
The foolish man has said in his heart, God will not do anything. They are unclean, they have done evil works; there is not one who does good.
Isaiah 57:1
The upright man goes to his death, and no one gives a thought to it; and god-fearing men are taken away, and no one is troubled by it; for the upright man is taken away because of evil-doing, and goes into peace.
Romans 3:10
As it is said in the holy Writings, There is not one who does righteousness;

They all

Proverbs 1:11
If they say, Come with us; let us make designs against the good, waiting secretly for the upright, without cause;
Proverbs 12:6
The words of sinners are destruction for the upright; but the mouth of upright men is their salvation.
Isaiah 59:7
Their feet go quickly to evil, and they take delight in the death of the upright; their thoughts are thoughts of sin; wasting and destruction are in their ways.
Jeremiah 5:16
Their arrows give certain death, they are all men of war.

Hunt

1 Samuel 24:11
And see, my father, see the skirt of your robe in my hand: for the fact that I took off the skirt of your robe and did not put you to death is witness that I have no evil purpose, and I have done you no wrong, though you are waiting for my life to take it.
1 Samuel 26:20
Then do not let my blood be drained out on the earth away from the face of the Lord: for the king of Israel has come out to take my life, like one going after birds in the mountains.
Psalm 57:6
They have made ready a net for my steps; my soul is bent down; they have made a great hole before me, and have gone down into it themselves. (Selah.)
Jeremiah 5:26
For there are sinners among my people: they keep watch, like men watching for birds; they put a net and take men in it.
Jeremiah 16:16
See, I will send for great numbers of fishermen, says the Lord, and they will take them like fish in a net; and after that, I will send for numbers of bowmen, and they will go after them, driving them from every mountain and from every hill, and out of the holes of the rocks.
Lamentations 4:18
They go after our steps so that we may not go in our streets: our end is near, our days are numbered; for our end has come.
Habakkuk 1:15
He takes them all up with his hook, he takes them in his net, getting them together in his fishing-net: for which cause he is glad and full of joy.

General references

Deuteronomy 27:25
Cursed is he who for a reward puts to death one who has done no wrong. And let all the people say, So be it.
Judges 16:6
So Delilah said to Samson, Make clear to me now what is the secret of your great strength, and how you may be put in bands and made feeble.
Jeremiah 11:9
And the Lord said to me, There is an evil design at work among the men of Judah and the people of Jerusalem.
Ezekiel 11:6
You have made great the number of your dead in this town, you have made its streets full of dead men.
Habakkuk 1:3
Why do you make me see evil-doing, and why are my eyes fixed on wrong? for wasting and violent acts are before me: and there is fighting and bitter argument.
Acts 24:9
And the Jews were in agreement with his statement, saying that these things were so.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain