Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

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The foolishness

1 Corinthians 1:18
For, the discourse which concerneth the cross, unto them, indeed, who are perishing, is, foolishness; but, unto them who are being saved - unto us, it is, God's power.
Exodus 13:17
And it came to pass when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God did not lead by the land-way of the Philistines, although it was near, - for God said - Lest the people be dismayed when they see war and turn back to Egypt.
Exodus 14:2
Speak unto the sons of Israel, that they turn back and encamp before Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, - before Baal-zephon, over against it, shall ye encamp, by the sea.
Joshua 6:2
Then said Yahweh unto Joshua, See, I have delivered, into thy hand, Jericho and her king, - the mighty men of valour.
Judges 7:2
And Yahweh said unto Gideon, Too many, are the people that are with thee, for me to deliver the Midianites into their hand, - lest Israel vaunt themselves against me, saying, Mine own hand, hath saved me.
Judges 15:15
Then found he the jawbone of an ass newly-slain, - so he thrust forth his hand, and took it, and smote therewith, a thousand men.
1 Samuel 17:40
Then took he his stick in his hand, and chose him five smooth stones out of the torrent-bed, and put them in the shepherd's-pouch which he had - even in the wallet, and had his sling in his hand, - and so drew near unto the Philistine.
1 Kings 20:14
And Ahab said - By whom? And he said - Thus, saith Yahweh, By the young men of the princes of the provinces. Then said he - Who shall begin the war? And he said - Thou!
Zechariah 4:6
Then responded he, and spake unto me, saying, This, is the word of Yahweh, unto Zerubbabel, saying, - Not by wealth, nor by strength, but by my spirit, saith Yahweh of hosts.
Zechariah 12:7
But Yahweh will save the tents of Judah first, - lest the honour of the house of David, and the honour of the inhabitant of Jerusalem, should be magnified over Judah.
Romans 11:33
Oh! the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments! and untraceable his ways!

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Psalm 94:11
Yahweh, knoweth the plans of men, That, they, are a breath!