Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

Every thought

Bible References


Luke 1:51
He has shown strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.
Acts 4:25
who by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David your servant, said, 'Why did the gentiles rage, and the peoples plot futile things?
Romans 1:21
for although they knew God they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the cleverness of the clever I will frustrate."
1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, "He catches the wise in their own craftiness";

And every

Acts 9:4
And he fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?"
Philippians 3:4
though I myself have reasons for confidence in the flesh. If anyone else thinks he has reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more:
2 Thessalonians 2:4
who opposes and exalts himself above every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat in the temple of God, proclaiming himself to be God.


Matthew 11:29
Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
Romans 7:23
but I see in my members another law, at war against the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin which dwells in my members.

Every thought

Matthew 15:19
For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, fornications, theft, false witness, slander.
Hebrews 4:12
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, of joints and marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

General references

Luke 4:32
And they were astonished at his teaching, for his word was with authority.
1 Corinthians 1:27
But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong,
1 Corinthians 4:20
For the kingdom of God does not consist in talk but in power.
Hebrews 11:30
By faith the walls of Jericho fell down after they had been encircled for seven days.