Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let not him, etc
Thou shalt not boast upon the day of the morrow, for thou shalt not know what a day shall bring forth.
I turned back, and saw under the sun that not to the fleet the race, and the war not to the strong, and also not to the wise, bread; and also not to the understanding ones, riches; and also not to the knowing, favor; for time and chance will light upon all of them.
Shall the axe vaunt itself against him hewing with it? shall the saw magnify itself against him moving it up and down? as the rod moving up and down with those lifting it up; as the lifting up of the rod not wood.
And Peter having answered, said to him, And if all men shall be scandalized in thee, I will never be scandalized.
And the chiefs of Succoth will say, Is the hand of Zebah and Zalmunna now in thy hand that bread was given to thine army?
Put thy hand upon him; remember the battle, thou shalt not add.
Or what king, going to fight with another king in war, not, having sat down first, consults, if he be able with ten thousand to meet him coming with twenty thousand against him?