Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.

Bible References

O god

Psalm 7:15
He has dug a pit and hollowed it out,
And has fallen into the hole which he made.
Psalm 58:9
Before your pots can feel the fire of thorns
He will sweep them away with a whirlwind, the green and the burning alike.
Psalm 59:12
On account of the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips,
Let them even be caught in their pride,
And on account of curses and lies which they utter.

Pit

Proverbs 15:11
Sheol and Abaddon lie open before the Lord,
How much more the hearts of men!
Proverbs 27:20
Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied,
Nor are the eyes of man ever satisfied.
Isaiah 38:17
“Lo, for my own welfare I had great bitterness;
It is You who has kept my soul from the pit of nothingness,
For You have cast all my sins behind Your back.

Bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days

Psalm 5:6
You destroy those who speak falsehood;
The Lord abhors the man of bloodshed and deceit.
2 Samuel 3:27
So when Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into the middle of the gate to speak with him privately, and there he struck him in the belly so that he died on account of the blood of Asahel his brother.
2 Samuel 20:9
Joab said to Amasa, “Is it well with you, my brother?” And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.
1 Kings 2:5
“Now you also know what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two commanders of the armies of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner, and to Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed; he also shed the blood of war in peace. And he put the blood of war on his belt about his waist, and on his sandals on his feet.
2 Samuel 3:27
So when Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into the middle of the gate to speak with him privately, and there he struck him in the belly so that he died on account of the blood of Asahel his brother.
2 Samuel 20:9
Joab said to Amasa, “Is it well with you, my brother?” And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.
1 Kings 2:5
“Now you also know what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two commanders of the armies of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner, and to Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed; he also shed the blood of war in peace. And he put the blood of war on his belt about his waist, and on his sandals on his feet.
Job 15:32
“It will be accomplished before his time,
And his palm branch will not be green.
Proverbs 10:27
The fear of the Lord prolongs life,
But the years of the wicked will be shortened.
Ecclesiastes 7:17
Do not be excessively wicked and do not be a fool. Why should you die before your time?
Matthew 27:4
saying, “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood.” But they said, “What is that to us? See to that yourself!”

General references

2 Samuel 20:12
But Amasa lay wallowing in his blood in the middle of the highway. And when the man saw that all the people stood still, he removed Amasa from the highway into the field and threw a garment over him when he saw that everyone who came by him stood still.
2 Chronicles 33:24
Finally his servants conspired against him and put him to death in his own house.
Proverbs 1:18
But they lie in wait for their own blood;
They ambush their own lives.