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
Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men.
Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.
Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.
2 Corinthians 13:11
Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace 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, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.
Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, saluteth you, always labouring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.
But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.
For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.
1 Peter 5:10
But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.
1 Corinthians 2:8
Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
He leadeth princes away spoiled, and overthroweth the mighty.
Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?
Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, the counsel of the wise counsellers of Pharaoh is become brutish: how say ye unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?
That bringeth the princes to nothing; he maketh the judges of the earth as vanity.
Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?