Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brothers, be not children in understanding, howbeit in malice be ye children; but in understanding be perfect.
Schin Mark the perfect, and behold the upright, for the end of each one of them is peace.
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in the heavens is perfect.
Jesus said unto him, If thou desire to be perfect, go and sell what thou hast and give it to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come and follow me.
2 Corinthians 13:11
For the rest, brethren, that ye may have joy, be perfected, have consolation, be of one mind, having peace; and the God of peace and charity shall be with you.
And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers,
Not as though I had already attained it, either were already perfect, but I follow after, if I may lay hold of that for which I have also been laid hold of by the Christ, Jesus.
Epaphras, who is one of you, a slave of Christ, salutes you, always labouring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand firm, perfect and fulfilled in all the will of God.
But strong food belongs to those that are perfect, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.
For we all offend in many things. If any man offends not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to govern the whole body with restraint.
1 Peter 5:10
But the God of all grace, who has called us unto his eternal glory by Jesus, the Christ, after ye have suffered a little while, he himself perfects, confirms, strengthens, and establishes you.
1 Corinthians 2:8
which none of the princes of this age knew (for had they known it, they would never have crucified the Lord of glory).
He leads priests away spoiled and overthrows the mighty.
Why do the Gentiles rage, and the peoples imagine a vain thing?
Surely the princes of Zoan are fools; the counsel of the prudent counsellors of Pharaoh is become carnal; how say ye unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of the ancient kings?
He brings the powerful to nothing; he makes the judges of the earth as if they had never been,
who (in the Holy Spirit) by the mouth of thy servant David (our father) hast said, Why did the Gentiles rage, and the peoples imagine vain things?