Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
When the righteous triumph, there is great glory; But when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.
When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice; But when a wicked man beareth rule, the people sigh.
They turn the needy out of the way: The poor of the earth all hide themselves.
And in every province, and in every city, whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, the Jews had gladness and joy, a feast and a good day. And many from among the peoples of the land became Jews; for the fear of the Jews was fallen upon them.
And immediately an angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.
But the word of God grew and multiplied.