Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
It shall be accomplished before his time, and his branch shall not be green.
Will thou keep the old way which wicked men have trodden?
But thou, O God, will bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days, but I will trust in thee.
Do not much wrong, nor be thou a fool. Why should thou die before thy time?
As the partridge that sits on [eggs] which she has not laid, so is he who gets riches, and not by right. In the midst of his days they shall leave him, and at his end he shall be a fool.
But God said to him, Thou foolish man, they demand thy soul from thee this night, and the things that thou prepared, whose will they be?
For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and the years of thy life shall be increased.