Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

Bible References

The righteous

Proverbs 11:10
When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth; And when the wicked perish, there is shouting.
Proverbs 28:12
When the righteous triumph, there is great glory; But when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.
Esther 8:15
And Mordecai went forth from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a robe of fine linen and purple: and the city of Shushan shouted and was glad.
Psalm 72:1
Give the king thy judgments, O God, And thy righteousness unto the king's son.
Isaiah 32:1
Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in justice.
Jeremiah 23:5
Behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.
Revelation 11:15
And the seventh angel sounded; and there followed great voices in heaven, and they said, The kingdom of the world is become the kingdom of our Lord, and of his Christ: and he shall reign for ever and ever.

When the wicked

Esther 3:15
The posts went forth in haste by the king's commandment, and the decree was given out in Shushan the palace. And the king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city of Shushan was perplexed.
Ecclesiastes 10:5
There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as it were an error which proceedeth from the ruler:
Matthew 2:3
And when Herod the king heard it, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.