Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Children in whom was no blemish, but well favoured, and skilful in all wisdom, and cunning in knowledge, and understanding science, and such as had ability in them to stand in the king's palace, and whom they might teach the learning and the tongue of the Chaldeans.

Bible References

In whom

Leviticus 21:18
Surely, no man in whom is any blemish, shall come near, - No man who is blind or lame, or hath a flat nose, or is lanky;
Leviticus 24:19
And, when, any man, inflicteth a blemish upon his neighbour, as he hath done, so, shall it be done to him:
Judges 8:18
Then said he unto Zebah and unto Zalmunna, What manner of men were they, whom ye slew at Tabor? And they said, As thou art, so were they, each one, as handsome as the sons of a king.
2 Samuel 14:25
Now, like unto Absolom, was there no man handsome in all Israel, to be greatly praised, - from the sole of his foot, even unto the crown of his head, there was not, in him, a blemish.
Acts 7:20
In which season, Moses, was born, and was exceeding goodly, - who was nourished up three months in the house of his father;
Ephesians 5:27
That, he, might present, unto himself, the assembly, all glorious, not having spot or wrinkle or any of such things, but that she should be holy and blameless;

And skilful

Daniel 2:20
Daniel responded, and said, Let the name of God be blessed from age to age, - in that wisdom and might, to him belong;
Daniel 5:11
There is a man in thy kingdom in whom is the spirit of the holy gods, and, in the days of thy father, light, and intelligence, and wisdom like the wisdom of the gods, were found in him, - and, King Nebuchadnezzar thy father, appointed him, chief of the sacred scribes, the magicians, the Chaldeans, and the astrologers, - thy father, O king!
Ecclesiastes 7:19
Wisdom, bringeth more strength to a wise man, than ten heroes, that are in the city.
Acts 7:22
And, so Moses was trained in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in his words and works.


Daniel 1:17
And, as for these four youths, God, gave them, knowledge and skill, in all learning and wisdom, - and, Daniel, had discernment, in all visions and dreams.
Proverbs 22:29
Seest thou a man prompt in his business? before kings, shall he stand, he shall not stand before men who are obscure.