Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The house of the wicked shall be overthrown: but the tabernacle of the upright shall flourish.
The curse of the Lord is on the house of the evil-doer, but his blessing is on the tent of the upright.
Evil-doers are overturned and never seen again, but the house of upright men will keep its place.
The Upright One, looking on the house of the evil-doer, lets sinners be overturned to their destruction.
He is looking to his family for support, but it is not there; he puts his hope in it, but it comes to nothing.
For the band of the evil-doers gives no fruit, and the tents of those who give wrong decisions for reward are burned with fire.
He is pulled out of his tent where he was safe, and he is taken away to the king of fears.
All his wealth is stored up for the dark: a fire not made by man sends destruction on him, and on everything in his tent.
For you say, Where is the house of the ruler, and where is the tent of the evil-doer?
This is the punishment of the evil-doer from God, and the heritage given to the cruel by the Ruler of all.
And I will send it out, says the Lord of armies, and it will go into the house of the thief and into the house of him who takes a false oath by my name: and it will be in his house, causing its complete destruction, with its woodwork and its stones.
And everyone to whom my words come and who does them not, will be like a foolish man who made his house on sand;
He who puts his faith in wealth will come to nothing; but the upright man will be full of growth like the green leaf.
There is a store of great value in the house of the wise, but it is wasted by the foolish man.
If you are clean and upright; then he will certainly be moved to take up your cause, and will make clear your righteousness by building up your house again.
His seed will be strong on the earth; blessings will be on the generation of the upright.
And the Lord will be your guide at all times; in dry places he will give you water in full measure, and will make strong your bones; and you will be like a watered garden, and like an ever-flowing spring.