Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Are fools

1 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, called as an apostle of Christ Jesus by God’s will, and Sosthenes our brother:
1 Corinthians 2:3
I came to you in weakness, in fear, and in much trembling.
1 Corinthians 3:18
No one should deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks he is wise in this age, he must become foolish so that he can become wise.
2 Kings 9:11
When Jehu came out to his master’s servants, they asked, “Is everything all right? Why did this crazy person come to you?”

Then he said to them, “You know the sort and their ranting.”
Hosea 9:7
The days of punishment have come;
the days of retribution have come.
Let Israel recognize it!
The prophet is a fool,
and the inspired man is insane,
because of the magnitude
of your guilt and hostility.
Acts 17:18
Then also, some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers argued with him. Some said, “What is this pseudo-intellectual trying to say?”

Others replied, “He seems to be a preacher of foreign deities”—because he was telling the good news about Jesus and the Resurrection.
Acts 26:24
As he was making his defense this way, Festus exclaimed in a loud voice, “You’re out of your mind, Paul! Too much study is driving you mad!”

Are wise

1 Corinthians 4:8
You are already full! You are already rich! You have begun to reign as kings without us—and I wish you did reign, so that we could also reign with you!
1 Corinthians 10:14
Therefore, my dear friends, flee from idolatry.
Jeremiah 8:8
“How can you claim, ‘We are wise;
the law of the Lord is with us’?
In fact, the lying pen of scribes
has produced falsehood.

We are weak

1 Corinthians 2:3
I came to you in weakness, in fear, and in much trembling.
2 Corinthians 10:10
For it is said, “His letters are weighty and powerful, but his physical presence is weak, and his public speaking is despicable.”
2 Corinthians 11:29
Who is weak, and I am not weak? Who is made to stumble, and I do not burn with indignation?
2 Corinthians 12:9
But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.” Therefore, I will most gladly boast all the more about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may reside in me.
2 Corinthians 13:3
since you seek proof of Christ speaking in me. He is not weak toward you, but powerful among you.

But ye

1 Corinthians 3:2
I gave you milk to drink, not solid food, because you were not yet ready for it. In fact, you are still not ready,
1 Corinthians 10:12
So, whoever thinks he stands must be careful not to fall.

But we

Proverbs 11:12
Whoever shows contempt for his neighbor lacks sense,
but a man with understanding keeps silent.
Isaiah 53:3
He was despised and rejected by men,
a man of suffering who knew what sickness was.
He was like someone people turned away from;
He was despised, and we didn’t value Him.
Luke 10:16
Whoever listens to you listens to Me. Whoever rejects you rejects Me. And whoever rejects Me rejects the One who sent Me.”
Luke 18:9
He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and looked down on everyone else:
1 Thessalonians 4:8
Therefore, the person who rejects this does not reject man, but God, who also gives you His Holy Spirit.

General references

Lamentations 3:14
I am a laughingstock to all my people,
mocked by their songs all day long.
1 Corinthians 2:3
I came to you in weakness, in fear, and in much trembling.
1 Corinthians 10:15
I am speaking as to wise people. Judge for yourselves what I say.
Hebrews 13:13
Let us then go to Him outside the camp, bearing His disgrace.

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