Psalms 37:20

Overview - Psalms 37
David persuades to patience and confidence in God, by the different estate of the godly and the wicked.
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Psalms 37:20  (King James Version)
But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away.

But the
68:2 92:9 Judges 5:31 ; Luke 13:3 Luke 13:5 ; 2 Peter 2:12

as the fat of lambs
Hebrew preciousness.
That is, as the fat was wholly consumed in sacrifices, by the fire on the altar, so the wicked shall consume away in the fire of God's anger.
Deuteronomy 33:14-16

102:3 Genesis 19:28 ; Leviticus 3:3-11 Leviticus 3:16 ; Deuteronomy 29:20 ; Hebrews 12:29