Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The hope of the righteous is joy; but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
The wicked is driven away by his evil-doing; but the righteous trusteth, even in his death.
The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my soul shall be sated upon them; I will unsheath my sword, my hand shall dispossess them.
So are the paths of all that forget God; and the profane man's hope shall perish,
But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and all refuge shall vanish from them, and their hope shall be the breathing out of life.
His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his purposes perish.
Wilt thou then say before him that slayeth thee, I am God? but thou shalt be a man, and not God, in the hand of him that pierceth thee.
and I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much good things laid by for many years; repose thyself, eat, drink, be merry.