But you are cast out of your sepulcher like an abominable branch, and as the garment of those that are slain, thrust through with a sword, that go down to the stones of the pit; as a corpse trodden underfoot.
And you shall tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I shall do this, says the LORD of 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 brings not forth corrupt fruit; neither does a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
Nevertheless man being in honor abides not: he is like the beasts that perish.
2 Peter 2:12
But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption;
2 Kings 19:26
Therefore their inhabitants were of small power, they were dismayed and confounded; they were as the grass of the field, and as the green herb, as the grass on the housetops, and as grain blighted before it is grown up.
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 like refuse.
Let them alone: they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
They are all grievous revolters, walking with slanders: they are bronze and iron; they are all corrupters.
Son of man, the house of Israel has to me become dross: all they are bronze, and tin, and iron, and lead, in the midst of the furnace; they are even the dross of silver. Therefore thus says the Lord GOD; Because you have all become dross, behold, therefore I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem.
Instead of the thorn shall come up the cypress tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: and it shall be to the LORD for a name, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.
And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with you, and you do dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.
Many bulls have compassed me: strong bulls of Bashan have beset me round about.
They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carries away.
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 floor, and gather his wheat into the barn; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.
Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stops its ear;
As a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool returns to his folly.
Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and tear you.
2 Peter 2:22
But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog has turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
You put away all the wicked of the earth like dross: therefore I love your testimonies.
Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud, and as the early dew that passes away, as the chaff that is driven with the whirlwind out of the floor, and as the smoke out of the chimney.
For you shall be as an oak whose leaf fades, and as a garden that has no water.
You shall make them as a fiery oven in the time of your 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 ceases to stir the fire after he has kneaded the dough, until it is leavened.
They encompassed me about like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.
And every one that hears these sayings of mine, and does them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand:
Through the wrath of the LORD of hosts is the land burned, and the people shall be as the fuel for 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.
When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed forever:
2 Kings 19:28
Because your rage against me and your tumult has come up into my ears, therefore I will put my hook in your nose, and my bridle in your lips, and I will turn you back in the way by which you came.
I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.
I hearkened and heard, but they spoke not aright: no man repented himself of his wickedness, saying, What have I done? everyone turned to his own course, as the horse rushes into the battle.
They that make them are like unto them; so is every one that trusts in them.
Like as a lion that is greedy of its 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 let the wicked perish at the presence of God.
Behold, the Lord GOD will help me; who is he that shall condemn me? lo, 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 forever, and my salvation from generation to generation.
As the whirlwind passes, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.
Burning lips and a wicked heart are like a potsherd covered with silver dross.
Rejected silver shall men call them, because the LORD has rejected them.
You serpents, you generation of vipers, how can you escape the judgment of hell?
For he shall be like the shrub in the desert, and shall not see when good comes; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land which is not inhabited.
Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and immediately they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth:
For, behold, the day comes, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that comes shall burn them up, says the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.
He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found: yea, he shall be chased away as a vision of the night.
But to what shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the markets, and calling unto their fellows,
2 Peter 2:17
These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved forever.
O my God, make them like a wheel; as the stubble before the wind.
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you are like unto whitewashed sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outwardly but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness.
For a vain man will be wise, when a man is born a wild donkey's colt.