Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And who knoweth whether he shall be a wise man or a fool? yet shall he have rule over all my labour wherein I have laboured, and wherein I have shewed myself wise under the sun. This is also vanity.
Therefore I saw that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his works; for that is his portion: for who can bring him to see what will be after him?
1 Kings 12:14
and spoke to them according to the counsel of the young men, saying, "My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke. My father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions."
1 Kings 14:25
It happened in the fifth year of king Rehoboam, that Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem;
2 Chronicles 10:13
The king answered them roughly; and king Rehoboam forsook the counsel of the old men,
2 Chronicles 12:9
So Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, and took away the treasures of the house of the LORD, and the treasures of the king's house. He took it all away. He also took away the shields of gold which Solomon had made.
I have also seen wisdom under the sun in this way, and it seemed great to me.
"His lord commended the dishonest manager for his shrewdness, for the sons of this world are, in their own generation, more shrewd than the sons of light.
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom can be no variation, nor turning shadow.
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, without hypocrisy.
A foolish son brings grief to his father, and bitterness to her who bore him.
"Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity."
Foreigners will dwell in Ashdod, and I will cut off the pride of the Philistines.