Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I have seen a wicked man in great power, and spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.
Lo, this is the man who did not make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.
Thou are righteous, O LORD, when I contend with thee. Yet I would reason the case with thee. Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why are all those at ease who deal very treacherously?
Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, faring sumptuously daily.
Go now, ye rich, weep, howling for your miseries that are approaching.
For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
from men by thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world whose portion is in [this] life, and whose belly thou fill with thy treasure. They are satisfied with sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.
Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery. If riches increase, set not your heart [on it].
And they shall eat up thy harvest, and thy bread, [which] thy sons and thy daughters should eat. They shall eat up thy flocks and thy herds. They shall eat up thy vines and thy fig trees. They shall beat down thy fortified cities,
[He is] a Canaanite. The balances of deceit are in his hand. He loves to oppress.