Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

General references

Bible References

The years

Job 15:32
“It will be accomplished before his time,
And his palm branch will not be green.
Job 22:15
“Will you keep to the ancient path
Which wicked men have trod,
Psalm 55:23
But You, O God, will bring them down to the pit of destruction;
Men of bloodshed and deceit will not live out half their days.
But I will trust in You.
Ecclesiastes 7:17
Do not be excessively wicked and do not be a fool. Why should you die before your time?
Jeremiah 17:11
“As a partridge that hatches eggs which it has not laid,
So is he who makes a fortune, but unjustly;
In the midst of his days it will forsake him,
And in the end he will be a fool.”
Luke 12:20
But God said to him, ‘You fool! This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own what you have prepared?’

General references

Proverbs 9:11
For by me your days will be multiplied,
And years of life will be added to you.