Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead.

Bible References

General references

Proverbs 21:18
The wicked is a ransom for the righteous; And the treacherous cometh in the stead of the upright.
Esther 7:9
Then said Harbonah, one of the chamberlains that were before the king, Behold also, the gallows fifty cubits high, which Haman hath made for Mordecai, who spake good for the king, standeth in the house of Haman. And the king said, Hang him thereon.
Isaiah 43:3
For I am Jehovah thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour; I have given Egypt as thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba in thy stead.
Daniel 6:23
Then was the king exceeding glad, and commanded that they should take Daniel up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the den, and no manner of hurt was found upon him, because he had trusted in his God.