Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no.

Bible References

Led thee

Deuteronomy 1:3
And it came to pass in the fortieth year, in the eleventh month, on the first day of the month, that Moses spoke to the sons of Israel, according to all that LORD had given him in commandment to them,
Deuteronomy 2:7
For LORD thy God has blessed thee in all the work of thy hand. He has known thy walking through this great wilderness. These forty years LORD thy God has been with thee; thou have lacked nothing.
Deuteronomy 29:5
And I have led you forty years in the wilderness. Your clothes have not grown old upon you, and thy shoe has not grown old upon thy foot.
Psalm 136:16
to him who led his people through the wilderness, for his loving kindness [is] forever,
Amos 2:10
Also I brought you up out of the land of Egypt, and led you forty years in the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite.

To humble

2 Chronicles 32:25
But Hezekiah did not render again according to the benefit done to him. For his heart was lifted up. Therefore there was wrath upon him, and upon Judah and Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 33:12
And when he was in distress, he besought LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.
Job 33:17
that he may withdraw man [from his] purpose, and hide pride from man.
Job 42:5
I had heard of thee by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees thee.
Isaiah 2:17
And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be brought low, and LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.
Luke 18:14
I say to you, this man went down to his house justified rather than that man. Because every man who lifts himself up will be made lower, and he who makes himself lower will be lifted up.
James 4:6
But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, God is opposed to the arrogant, but gives grace to the lowly.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise younger men should be subordinate to the elder men. And all being subordinate to each other, clothe yourselves with humility, because God sets himself against the haughty, but gives grace to the lowly.

Prove thee

Deuteronomy 8:16
who fed thee in the wilderness with manna, which thy fathers did not know, that he might humble thee, and that he might prove thee, to do thee good at thy latter end.
Deuteronomy 13:3
thou shall not hearken to the words of that prophet, or to that dreamer of dreams, for LORD your God proves you, to know whether ye love LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
Genesis 22:1
And it came to pass after these things, that God proved Abraham, and said to him, Abraham. And he said, Here I am.
Exodus 15:25
And he cried to LORD. And LORD showed him a tree, and he cast it into the waters, and the waters were made sweet. There he made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them,
Exodus 16:4
Then LORD said to Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you, and the people shall go out and gather a day's portion every day, that I may prove them, whether they will walk in my law, or not.
2 Chronicles 32:31
However in [the business of] the ambassadors of the rulers of Babylon, who sent to him to inquire of the wonder that was done in the land, God left him, to try him, that he might know all that was in his heart.
Psalm 81:7
Thou called in trouble, and I delivered thee. I answered thee in the secret place of thunder. I proved thee at the waters of Meribah. Selah.
Proverbs 17:3
The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but LORD tries the hearts.
Malachi 3:2
But who can abide the day of his coming? And who shall stand when he appears? For he is like a refiner's fire, and like fuller's soap.
James 1:3
knowing that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.
1 Peter 1:7
so that the proof of your faith, much more precious than gold that perishes, and though proven by fire, may be found for praise and esteem and for glory at the revealing of Jesus Christ.

To know

Jeremiah 17:9
The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt. Who can know it?
John 2:25
and because he had no need that any man should testify about man, for he himself knew what was in man.
Revelation 2:23
And I will kill her children in death. And all the congregations will know that I am he who searches the inner feelings and hearts. And I will give to you--to each--according to your works.

General references

Genesis 44:2
And put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his grain money. And he did according to the word that Joseph had spoken.
Psalm 136:16
to him who led his people through the wilderness, for his loving kindness [is] forever,
Isaiah 43:18
Do not remember ye the former things, nor consider the things of old.
Matthew 15:23
But he answered her not a word. And his disciples having approached, they besought him, saying, Send her away, because she cries out behind us.