Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye are honourable, but we are despised.
We are weak
1 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes, our brother,
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no one deceive himself. If any one among you seems to be wise in this age, let them become a fool that they may be wise.
2 Kings 9:11
Then Jehu came forth to the slaves of his lord, and one said unto him, Is there peace? Why did this mad fellow come to thee? And he said unto them, Ye know the man and his communication.
The days of visitation are come, the days of recompense are come; Israel shall know it; the prophet is a fool, the spiritual man is a fool, for the multitude of thine iniquity, and the great hatred.
Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans and of the Stoics encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? others, He seems to be a setter forth of new gods, because he preached unto them Jesus and the resurrection.
And as he spoke these things and answered for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself; much learning doth make thee mad.
1 Corinthians 4:8
Now ye are full, now ye are rich, ye reign as kings without us, and I wish ye did reign, that we also might reign with you.
1 Corinthians 10:14
Therefore, my dearly beloved, flee from idolatry.
How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? Behold, certainly in vain did he make the pen; the scribes were in vain.
We are weak
2 Corinthians 10:10
For his letters, they say, are weighty and powerful; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible.
2 Corinthians 11:29
Who is sick, and I am not sick? who stumbles, and I burn not?
2 Corinthians 12:9
And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee; for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly, therefore, I will rather glory in my weaknesses that the power of Christ may dwell in me.
2 Corinthians 13:3
Since ye seek a proof of Christ speaking in me, who unto you is not weak, but is mighty in you.
1 Corinthians 3:2
I have fed you with milk, and not with solid food, for until now ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able.
1 Corinthians 10:12
Therefore let him that thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.
He that is void of understanding despises his neighbour, but the intelligent man remains silent.
He is despised and rejected among men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with weakness; and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
He that hears you hears me, and he that despises you despises me, and he that despises me despises him that sent me.
And he spoke this parable unto some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and despised others:
1 Thessalonians 4:8
He therefore that despises us, does not despise man, but God, who has also given unto us his Holy Spirit.
He I was a derision to all my people and their song every day.
1 Corinthians 10:15
I speak as to wise men; judge ye what I say.
Let us go forth, therefore, unto him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.