But thou art cast out of thy grave like an abominable branch, and as the raiment of those that are slain, thrust through with a sword, that went down to the bottom of the pit, as a carcase trodden under feet.
And ye shall tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I make, said the LORD of the hosts.
which, when it was full, they drew to shore and sat down and gathered the good into vessels, but cast the bad away.
For a good tree does not bring forth corrupt fruit; neither does a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
Nevertheless man will not abide forever in honour; he is like the beasts that are cut off.
2 Peter 2:12
But these, speaking evil of the things that they do not understand (as natural animals without reason, who are made to be taken and destroyed), shall utterly perish in their own corruption,
2 Kings 19:26
Therefore their inhabitants' hands were too short; dismayed and confounded, they shall be as the grass of the field and as the green herb, as the hay on the housetops, that is dried up before it comes to maturity.
And I will bring distress upon men that they shall walk like blind men because they have sinned against the LORD, and their blood shall be poured out as dust and their flesh as the dung.
Let them alone; they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into a pit.
They are all rebellious princes; they walk with deception: they are brass and iron; they are all corrupters.
Son of man, the house of Israel is to me become dross; they are all brass 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 fir tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: and it shall be to the LORD for a name, for an eternal sign that shall not be cut off.
And thou, son of man, do not be afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, for they are rebels; though thou find thyself among thorns and thy dwelling be with briers, do not be afraid of their words, nor fear before them, for they are a rebellious house.
Many bulls have compassed me: strong bulls of Bashan have beset me round about.
They shall be as stubble before the wind and as chaff taken up by the whirlwind.
The ungodly are not so but are like the chaff which the wind drives away.
whose fan is in his hand; and he will thoroughly purge his threshing floor and gather his wheat into the storehouse, but he will burn up the chaff with fire that shall never be quenched.
Their poison is like the poison of a serpent; they are like the deaf adder that stops her ear,
As a dog returns to his vomit, so the fool returns to his folly.
Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet and turn again and rend you.
2 Peter 2:22
But it has happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog returns unto his own vomit, and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
Thou dost cause all the wicked of the earth to come undone like dross; therefore I have loved thy testimonies.
Son of man, the house of Israel is to me become dross; they are all brass and tin and iron and lead in the midst of the furnace; they are become the dross of silver. Therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because ye are all become dross, behold, therefore I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem.
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.
For ye shall be as an oak whose leaf falls and as a garden that has no water.
Thou shalt make them as a fiery oven in the time of thine anger; the LORD shall swallow them up in his wrath, and the fire shall devour them.
They are all adulterers as an oven heated by the baker who shall cease from waking after he has kneaded the dough until it is leavened.
They compassed me about like bees; they were quenched as the fire of thorns; for in the name of the LORD I will cut them off.
And every one that hears these words of mine and does not do them shall be likened unto a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand;
Through the wrath of the LORD of the hosts the land is darkened, and the people shall be as the fuel of the fire; no man shall spare his brother.
and before him shall be gathered all nations; and he shall separate them one from another as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats,
For they shall soon be cut down like the grass and wither as the green herb.
The wicked spring forth as the grass, and all the workers of iniquity blossom, so that they shall be destroyed for ever:
2 Kings 19:28
Because thou hast raged against me and thy tumult has come up into my ears, therefore, I will put my hook in thy nose and my bridle in thy lips, and I will turn thee back by the way by which thou didst come.
Resh I have seen the wicked in great power and spreading himself like a green bay tree.
I hearkened and heard, but they did not speak aright: there was no man that repented of his wickedness, saying, What have I done? each one returned to his course as the horse rushes into the battle.
Let those that make them become like unto them, and every one that trusts in them.
like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
As smoke is driven away; so drive them away: as wax melts before the fire, so shall the wicked perish at the presence of God.
Behold, the Lord GOD will help me; who is he that shall condemn me? behold, they all shall wax 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 saving health from age to age.
When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more, but the righteous is founded for ever.
Burning lips and a wicked heart are like a potsherd covered with silver dross.
Reprobate silver shall men call them because the LORD has rejected them.
Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the judgment of hell?
For he shall be like the heath in the desert and shall not see when good comes, but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land and not inhabited.
Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth; and forthwith they sprang up because they had no deepness of earth;
For, behold, the day comes that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, and all that do wickedly shall be stubble; and the day that comes shall burn them up, said the LORD of the hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
But the wicked are like the sea in tempest, that cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.
He shall fly away as a dream and shall not be found: yea, he shall flee away as a vision of the night.
But unto whom shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the markets and shouting unto their fellows
2 Peter 2:17
These are wells without water, clouds that are brought by a whirlwind, to whom gross darkness is reserved for ever.
O my God, make them like a whirlwind, as the stubble before the wind.
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whitewashed sepulchres, who indeed appear beautiful outside, but inside are full of dead men's bones and of all uncleanness.
The vain man shall make himself understood, though man is born like a wild ass's colt.