Psalm 125:3
For the scepter of the wicked will not rest upon the land allotted to the righteous, so that the righteous will not put forth their hands to injustice.
Cross References
Acts 12:1
About that time, King Herod reached out to harm some who belonged to the church.

1 Samuel 24:10
Behold, this day you have seen with your own eyes that the LORD delivered you into my hand in the cave. I was told to kill you, but I spared you and said, 'I will not lift my hand against my lord, since he is the LORD's anointed.'

Psalm 16:5
The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup; You have made my lot secure.

Psalm 55:20
My companion attacks his friends; he violates his covenant.

Psalm 89:22
No enemy will exact tribute; no wicked man will oppress him.

Proverbs 22:8
He who sows injustice will reap disaster, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.

Isaiah 14:5
The LORD has broken the staff of the wicked, the scepter of the rulers.

Ezekiel 7:11
Their violence has grown into a rod to punish their wickedness. None of them will remain: none of their multitude, none of their wealth, and nothing of value.

Treasury of Scripture
For the rod of the wicked shall not rest on the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands to iniquity.

the rod

Psalm 103:9,14
He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever…

Proverbs 22:8
He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

Isaiah 10:5
O Assyrian, the rod of mine anger, and the staff in their hand is mine indignation.

the wicked.


Psalm 125:2
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