Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Shall the axe boast itself against him that heweth therewith? or shall the saw magnify itself against him that shaketh it? as if the rod should shake itself against them that lift it up, or as if the staff should lift up itself, as if it were no wood.

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Bible References

The axe

Isaiah 10:5
Ho, Assyrian, the rod of my anger, the staff in whose hand is my indignation!
Psalm 17:13
Arise, O LORD, confront him. Cast him down. Deliver my soul from the wicked by thy sword,
Jeremiah 51:20
Thou are my battle-axe and weapons of war. And with thee I will break in pieces the nations, and with thee I will destroy kingdoms,
Ezekiel 28:9
Will thou yet say before him who slays thee, I am God? But thou are man, and not God, in the hand of him who wounds thee.
Romans 9:20
Rather, O man, who are thou answering back to God? No, will the thing formed say to him who formed it, Why did thou make me this way?

General references

Exodus 9:17
As yet thou exalt thyself against my people, that thou will not let them go?
1 Corinthians 1:29
so that no flesh may boast before God.