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 hath displayed the strength of his arm, and has confounded the proud by the devices of their hearts.
Acts 4:25
who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, "why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?
Romans 1:21
because when they knew God, they did not with gratitude glorify him as God, but their reasoning became extravagance, and their minds, void of judgment, were involv'd in darkness.
1 Corinthians 1:19
for it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent."
1 Corinthians 3:19
for the wisdom of this world is folly, in the eye of God: as it is written, "he surprizes the wise in all their artifices."

And every

Acts 9:4
and he fell to the ground, and heard a voice which said to him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
Philippians 3:4
which I might do more justly than any other man can pretend to:
2 Thessalonians 2:4
that adversary that exalts it self above the divine authority of majesty: that is seated in the temple of God, pretending to be it self divine.


Matthew 11:29
take my yoke upon you, and learn to be meek like me, and of an humble temper: and ye shall enjoy tranquillity of mind.
Romans 7:23
but I perceive in the animal part of me another law warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin, which is in my animal part.

Every thought

Matthew 15:19
out of the heart proceed evil designs, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false testimony, slanders.
Hebrews 4:12
for the word of God is active and efficacious, sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating even to the division of soul and spirit, to the smallest and most inward parts, distinguishing the thoughts, and intentions of the heart.

General references

Luke 4:32
and they were astonished at his doctrine, for he spoke with authority.
1 Corinthians 1:27
but God hath chosen those who are foolish in the opinion of the world, to confound the wise; and the weak men of the world to confound the mighty:
1 Corinthians 4:20
for the gospel dispensation does not consist in talk, but in power.
Hebrews 11:30
by faith they made the tour of Jericho for seven days, in consequence of which the walls fell down.