Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

As smoke is driven away, so drive them away: as wax melteth before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the presence of God.

General references

Bible References

As smoke

Psalm 37:20
Caph But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD as the fattest of rams shall be consumed; as smoke they shall fade away.
Isaiah 9:18
For wickedness burns as the fire, it shall devour the briers and thorns and shall kindle in the thickets of the forest, and they shall mount up like the lifting up of smoke.
Hosea 13:3
Therefore they shall be as the morning mist and as the early dew that passes away, as the chaff that is driven with the whirlwind out of the threshing floor and as the smoke out of the chimney.

As wax

Psalm 97:5
The mountains melted like wax at the presence of the LORD, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.
Isaiah 64:2
as when the melting fire burns, the fire causes the waters to boil, to make thy name known to thine adversaries, that the Gentiles may tremble at thy presence!
Micah 1:4
And the mountains shall melt under him, and the valleys shall be split, as wax before the fire, and as the waters that run down a steep place.

At the presence

Psalm 76:7
Thou, even thou, art to be feared, and who may stand in thy sight when once thou art angry?
Psalm 80:16
It is burned with fire; it is cut down; they perish at the rebuke of thy countenance.
Nahum 1:5
The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt, and the earth is burned at his presence, and the world and all that dwell therein.
2 Thessalonians 1:8
with flaming fire, to take vengeance on those that do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,
Revelation 6:16
and said to the mountains and to the rocks, Fall on us and hide us from the face of him that is seated upon the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb;

General references

Psalm 35:9
And my soul shall be joyful in the LORD; it shall rejoice in his saving health.