Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

General references

Bible References


Isaiah 3:5
And the people will be crushed, every one by his neighbour; the young will be full of pride against the old, and those of low position will be lifted up against the noble.
Isaiah 5:13
For this cause my people are taken away as prisoners into strange countries for need of knowledge: and their rulers are wasted for need of food, and their loud-voiced feasters are dry for need of water.
1 Samuel 9:6
But the servant said to him, See now, in this town there is a man of God, who is highly honoured, and everything he says comes true: let us go there now; it may be that he will give us directions about our journey.

General references

Leviticus 13:29
And when a man or a woman has a disease on the head, or in the hair of the chin,
Isaiah 19:15
And in Egypt there will be no work for any man, head or tail, high or low, to do.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain