Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?

Bible References


Job 34:14
If he sets his heart upon himself, [if] he gathers his spirit and his breath to himself,
Isaiah 40:15
Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are accounted as the small dust of the balance. Behold, he takes up the isles as a very little thing.

The inhabitants

Psalm 33:8
Let all the earth fear LORD. Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.
Psalm 49:1
Hear this, all ye peoples. Give ear, all ye inhabitants of the world,
Isaiah 26:9
With my soul I have desired thee in the night. Yea, with my spirit within me I will seek thee earnestly. For when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.


Job 9:4
[He is] wise in heart, and mighty in strength. Who has hardened himself against him, and prospered?
Job 34:29
When he gives quietness, who then can condemn? And when he hides his face, who then can behold him? [It is] the same whether to a nation, or to a man,
Job 42:2
I know that thou can do all things, and that no purpose of thine can be restrained.
Proverbs 21:30
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against LORD.
Isaiah 43:13
Yea, since the day was I am he, and there is none that can deliver out of my hand. I will work, and who can hinder it?
Acts 5:39
but if it is from God, ye cannot overthrow it, and perhaps ye may be found to be fighting against God.
Acts 9:5
And he said, Who are thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecute.
Acts 11:17
If then God gave to them the identical gift as also to us who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, but what power was I to hinder God?
1 Corinthians 10:22
Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than he?

General references

Psalm 39:9
I was mute. I opened not my mouth, because thou did it.
Isaiah 7:7
thus says lord LORD: It shall not stand, nor shall it come to pass.
Luke 18:27
And he said, The things impossible with men are possible with God.
1 Corinthians 3:7
So then neither is he who plants anything, nor he who waters, but God who causes growth.