Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, the counsel of the wise counsellers of Pharaoh is become brutish: how say ye unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?

Bible References

The princes

Isaiah 19:3
And the spirit of Egypt shall fail in the midst of it; and I will destroy the counsel thereof: and they shall seek unto the idols, and to the charmers, and to them that have familiar spirits, and to the wizards.
Isaiah 29:14
therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this people, even a marvellous work and a wonder; and the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.
Isaiah 44:25
that frustrateth the signs of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;
Job 5:12
He frustrateth the devices of the crafty, So that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.
Job 12:17
He leadeth counsellors away stripped, And judges maketh he fools.
Psalm 33:10
Jehovah bringeth the counsel of the nations to nought; He maketh the thoughts of the peoples to be of no effect.
Jeremiah 49:7
Of Edom. Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Is wisdom no more in Teman? is counsel perished from the prudent? is their wisdom vanished?
Ezekiel 7:26
Mischief shall come upon mischief, and rumor shall be upon rumor; and they shall seek a vision of the prophet; but the law shall perish from the priest, and counsel from the elders.
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And the discernment of the discerning will I bring to nought.

Zoan

Isaiah 30:4
For their princes are at Zoan, and their ambassadors are come to Hanes.
Numbers 13:22
And they went up by the South, and came unto Hebron; and Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the children of Anak, were there. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)
Psalm 78:12
Marvellous things did he in the sight of their fathers, In the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan.
Ezekiel 30:14
And I will make Pathros desolate, and will set a fire in Zoan, and will execute judgments upon No.

Brutish

Psalm 73:22
So brutish was I, and ignorant; I was as a beast before thee.
Psalm 92:6
A brutish man knoweth not; Neither doth a fool understand this:
Proverbs 30:2
Surely I am more brutish than any man, And have not the understanding of a man;
Jeremiah 10:14
Every man is become brutish and is without knowledge; every goldsmith is put to shame by his graven image; for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

I am

Genesis 41:38
And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such a one as this, a man in whom the spirit of God is?
1 Kings 4:30
And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east, and all the wisdom of Egypt.
Acts 7:22
And Moses was instructed in all the wisdom of the Egyptians; and he was mighty in his words and works.

General references

Exodus 8:4
and the frogs shall come up both upon thee, and upon thy people, and upon all thy servants.
Job 39:17
Because God hath deprived her of wisdom, Neither hath he imparted to her understanding.
Proverbs 11:14
Where no wise guidance is, the people falleth; But in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And the discernment of the discerning will I bring to nought.