Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise, and play before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.

Bible References

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2 Samuel 2:17
And there was hard fighting that day; and Abner and the men of Israel gave way before the servants of David.
Proverbs 10:23
It is sport to the foolish man to do evil, but the man of good sense takes delight in wisdom.
Proverbs 17:14
The start of fighting is like the letting out of water: so give up before it comes to blows.
Proverbs 20:18
Every purpose is put into effect by wise help: and by wise guiding make war.
Proverbs 25:8
Do not be quick to go to law about what you have seen, for what will you do in the end, when your neighbour has put you to shame?
Proverbs 26:18
As one who is off his head sends about flaming sticks and arrows of death,

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain