Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The ancient and honourable, he is the head; and the prophet that teacheth lies, he is the tail.

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Isaiah 3:5
And the people shall be oppressed, every one by another, and every one by his neighbor. The child shall behave himself proudly against the old man, and the base against the honorable.
Isaiah 5:13
Therefore my people have gone into captivity for lack of knowledge, and their honorable men are famished, and their multitude are parched with thirst.
1 Samuel 9:6
And he said to him, Behold now, there is in this city a man of God, and he is a man who is held in honor. All that he says comes surely to pass. Now let us go there, perhaps he can tell us concerning our journey on which we go.

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Leviticus 13:29
And when a man or woman has a disease upon the head or upon the beard,
Isaiah 19:15
Neither shall there be for Egypt any work, which head or tail, palm-branch or rush, may do.