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 wrought might with His arm; He scattered men proud in the imagination of their heart.
Acts 4:25
Who, through the Holy Spirit by the mouth of our father David, Thy servant, didst say, 'Why did the gentiles rage, and the peoples premeditate empty things?
Romans 1:21
because, having known God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor did they give thanks; but they became vain in their reasonings, and their senseless heart was darkened.
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it has been written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the discernment of the discerning will I set aside."
1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God; for it has been written, "He Who taketh the wise in their craftiness."

And every

Acts 9:4
and, having fallen upon the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?"
Philippians 3:4
though I might have confidence even in flesh; if any other man supposes that he has occasion for confidence in flesh, I more:
2 Thessalonians 2:4
he that opposes himself against, and exalts himself above, all that is called God, or that is worshiped; so that he sits in the temple of God, exhibiting himself as God.


Matthew 11:29
Take My yoke upon you, and learn of Me; because I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest for your souls;
Romans 7:23
but I see a different law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members.

Every thought

Matthew 15:19
For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false-witnessings, blasphemies:
Hebrews 4:12
For the word of God is living, and effectual, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to a dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

General references

Luke 4:32
and they were astonished at His teaching, because His word was with authority.
1 Corinthians 1:27
but God chose the foolish things of the world, that He might put to shame the wise; and God chose the weak things of the world, that He might put to shame the things that are strong;
1 Corinthians 4:20
for the Kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.
Hebrews 11:30
By faith the walls of Jericho fell, having been compassed about for seven days.