But you are cast away from your tomb like an abominable branch, clothed with the slain, who are thrust through with the sword, who go down to the stones of the pit; like a dead body trodden under foot.
You shall tread down the wicked; for they will be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I make," says the LORD of hosts.
which, when it was filled, they drew up on the beach. They sat down, and gathered the good into containers, but the bad they threw away.
For there is no good tree that brings forth rotten fruit; nor again a rotten tree that brings forth good fruit.
But man, despite his riches, doesn't endure. He is like the animals that perish.
2 Peter 2:12
But these, as unreasoning creatures, born natural animals to be taken and destroyed, speaking evil in matters about which they are ignorant, will in their destroying surely be destroyed,
2 Kings 19:26
Therefore their inhabitants were of small power. They were dismayed and confounded. They were like the grass of the field, and like the green herb, like the grass on the housetops, and like grain blasted before it has grown up.
I will bring distress on men, that they will walk like blind men, because they have sinned against the LORD, and their blood will be poured out like dust, and their flesh like dung.
Leave them alone. They are blind guides. If the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit."
"They are all grievous rebels, going about with slanders; they are brass and iron: they all of them deal corruptly.
"Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross to me: all of them are brass and tin and iron and lead, in the midst of the furnace; they are 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 everlasting sign that shall not be cut off."
You, son of man, do not be afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with you, and you do dwell among scorpions: do not be afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebellious house.
Many bulls have surrounded me. Strong bulls of Bashan have encircled me.
How often is it that they are as stubble before the wind, as chaff that the storm carries away?
The wicked are not so, but are like the chaff which the wind drives away.
His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor. He will gather his wheat into the barn, but the chaff he will burn up with unquenchable fire."
Their poison is like the poison of a serpent; like a deaf viper that stops its ear,
As a dog that returns to his vomit, so is a fool who repeats his folly.
"Do not give that which is holy to the dogs, neither throw your pearls before the pigs, lest perhaps they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.
2 Peter 2:22
It has happened to them according to the true proverb, "The dog turns to his own vomit again," and "the sow that has washed to wallowing in the mire."
You put away all the wicked of the earth like dross. Therefore I love your testimonies.
"Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross to me: all of them are brass and tin and iron and lead, in the midst of the furnace; they are the dross of silver. Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: 'Because you have all become dross, therefore, behold, I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem.
Therefore they will be like the morning mist, and like the dew that passes away early, like the chaff that is driven with the whirlwind out of the threshing floor, and like 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 will make them as a fiery furnace in the time of your anger. The LORD will swallow them up in his wrath. The fire shall devour them.
They are all adulterers. They are burning like an oven that the baker stops stirring, from the kneading of the dough, until it is leavened.
They surrounded me like bees. They are quenched like the burning thorns. In the name of the LORD I cut them off.
And everyone who hears these words of mine, and does not do them will be like a foolish man, who built his house on the sand.
Through the wrath of the LORD of hosts, the land is burnt up; and the people are the fuel for the fire. No one spares his brother.
Before him all the nations will be gathered, and he will separate them one from another, as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.
For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither like the green herb.
though the wicked spring up as the grass, and all the evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever.
2 Kings 19:28
Because of your raging against me, and because your arrogance 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 by the way by which you came."
I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.
I listened and heard, but they did not speak what is right: no man repents him of his wickedness, saying, "What have I done?" Everyone turns to his course, as a horse that rushes headlong in the battle.
Those who make them will be like them; yes, everyone who trusts in them.
He is like a lion that is greedy of his prey, 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 who shall condemn me? Behold, all they 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 forever, and my salvation to all generations."
When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more; but the righteous stand firm forever.
Like silver dross on an earthen vessel are the lips of a fervent one with an evil heart.
Men will call them 'rejected silver,' because the LORD has rejected them."
You serpents, you offspring of vipers, how will you 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, a salt land and not inhabited.
And others fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and immediately they sprang up, because they had no depth of earth.
"For, behold, the day comes, it burns as a furnace; and all the proud, and all who work wickedness, will be stubble; and the day that comes will 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; for it can't rest, and its waters cast up mire and dirt.
He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found. Yes, he shall be chased away like a vision of the night.
"But to what shall I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces, who call to their companions
2 Peter 2:17
These are wells without water, and mists driven by a storm; for whom the blackness of darkness has been reserved.
My God, make them like tumbleweed; like chaff before the wind.
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites. For you are like whitened tombs, which outwardly appear beautiful, but inwardly are full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness.
An empty-headed man becomes wise when a man is born as a wild donkey's colt.