but thou art cast out of thy grave like an abominable branch, covered with the slain those thrust through with the sword, that go down to the stones of the pit: like a carcase trodden under foot.
And ye shall tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I prepare, saith Jehovah of hosts.
which, when it has been filled, having drawn up on the shore and sat down, they gathered the good into vessels and cast the worthless out.
For there is no good tree which produces corrupt fruit, nor a corrupt tree which produces good fruit;
Nevertheless, man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.
2 Peter 2:12
But these, as natural animals without reason, made to be caught and destroyed, speaking injuriously in things they are ignorant of, shall also perish in their own corruption,
2 Kings 19:26
And their inhabitants were powerless, They were dismayed and put to shame; They were as the growing grass, and as the green herb, As the grass on the housetops, and grain blighted before it be grown up.
And I will bring distress upon men, and they shall walk like blind men; for they have sinned against Jehovah; and their blood shall be poured out as dust, and their flesh as dung:
Leave them alone; they are blind leaders of blind: but if blind lead blind, both will fall into a ditch.
They are all the most rebellious of rebels, going about with slander: they are bronze and iron; they are all corrupters.
Son of man, the house of Israel is become dross to me: they are all copper, and tin, and iron, and lead, in the midst of the furnace: they are become the dross of silver.
Instead of the thorn shall come up the cypress, and instead of the nettle shall come up the myrtle; and it shall be to Jehovah for a name, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.
And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, and be not afraid of their words; for briars and thorns are with thee, and thou dwellest among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, and be not dismayed at their faces; for they are a rebellious house.
Many bulls have encompassed me; Bashan's strong ones have beset me round.
Do they become as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away?
The wicked are not so; but are as the chaff which the wind driveth away.
whose winnowing fan is in his hand, and he shall thoroughly purge his threshing-floor, and shall gather his wheat into the garner, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.
Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder which stoppeth her ear;
As a dog turneth back to its vomit, so a fool repeateth his folly.
Give not that which is holy to the dogs, nor cast your pearls before the swine, lest they trample them with their feet, and turning round rend you.
2 Peter 2:22
But that word of the true proverb has happened to them: The dog has turned back to his own vomit; and, The washed sow to her rolling in mud.
Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth like dross; therefore I love thy testimonies.
Son of man, the house of Israel is become dross to me: they are all copper, and tin, and iron, and lead, in the midst of the furnace: they are become the dross of silver. Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because ye are all become dross, therefore behold, I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem.
Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud, and as the early dew that passeth away, as the chaff driven with the whirlwind out of the threshing-floor, and as the smoke out of the lattice.
For ye shall be as a terebinth whose leaf fadeth, and as a garden that hath no water.
Thou shalt make them as a fiery furnace in the time of thy presence; Jehovah shall swallow them up in his anger, and the fire shall devour them:
They all practise adultery, as an oven heated by the baker: he ceaseth from stirring the fire after he hath kneaded the dough, until it be leavened.
They encompassed me like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of Jehovah have I destroyed them.
And every one who hears these my words and does not do them, he shall be likened to a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand;
Through the wrath of Jehovah of hosts is the land burned up, and the people is as fuel for fire: a man spareth not his brother;
and all the nations shall be gathered before him; and he shall separate them from one another, as the shepherd separates the sheep from the goats;
for they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and fade as the green herb.
When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity flourish, it is that they may be destroyed for ever.
2 Kings 19:28
Because thy raging against me and thine arrogance is come up into mine ears, I will put my ring in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips, And I will make thee go back by the way by which thou camest.
I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading like a green tree in its native soil:
I hearkened and heard: they speak not what is right; there is no man who repenteth him of his wickedness, saying, What have I done? Every one turneth to his course, like a horse rushing into the battle.
They that make them are like unto them, every one that confideth in them.
He is like a lion that is greedy of its prey, and as a young lion lurking in secret places.
As smoke is driven, thou wilt drive them away; as wax melteth before the fire, the wicked shall perish at the presence of God.
Behold, the Lord Jehovah will help me; who is he that shall condemn me? Behold, they all shall grow old as a garment; the moth shall eat them up.
For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool; but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.
As a whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more; but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.
Ardent lips, and a wicked heart, are as an earthen vessel overlaid with silver dross.
Reprobate silver shall they call them, for Jehovah hath rejected them.
Serpents, offspring of vipers, how should ye escape the judgment of hell?
And he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh; but he shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, a salt land and not inhabited.
and others fell upon the rocky places where they had not much earth, and immediately they sprang up out of the ground because of not having any depth of earth,
For behold, the day cometh, burning as a furnace; and all the proud and all that work wickedness shall be stubble; and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith Jehovah of hosts, so that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
But the wicked are like the troubled sea, which cannot rest, and whose waters cast up mire and dirt.
He flieth away as a dream, and is not found; and is chased away as a vision of the night.
But to whom shall I liken this generation? It is like children sitting in the markets, which, calling to their companions,
2 Peter 2:17
These are springs without water, and mists driven by storm, to whom the gloom of darkness is reserved for ever.
O my God, make them like a whirling thing, like stubble before the wind.
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for ye are like whited sepulchres, which appear beautiful outwardly, but within are full of dead men's bones and all uncleanness.
Yet a senseless man will make bold, though man be born like the foal of a wild ass.