Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

I will get me unto the great men, and will speak unto them; for they have known the way of the LORD, and the judgment of their God: but these have altogether broken the yoke, and burst the bonds.

Bible References

Get me

Amos 4:1
Hear this word, you cows of Bashan who are on the mountain of Samaria,
Who oppress the poor, who crush the needy,
Who say to your husbands, “Bring now, that we may drink!”
Micah 3:1
And I said,
Hear now, heads of Jacob
And rulers of the house of Israel.
Is it not for you to know justice?
Malachi 2:7
For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and men should seek instruction from his mouth; for he is the messenger of the Lord of hosts.

But these

Jeremiah 6:13
“For from the least of them even to the greatest of them,
Everyone is greedy for gain,
And from the prophet even to the priest
Everyone deals falsely.
Psalm 2:2
The kings of the earth take their stand
And the rulers take counsel together
Against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying,
Ezekiel 22:6
“Behold, the rulers of Israel, each according to his power, have been in you for the purpose of shedding blood.
Micah 3:1
And I said,
Hear now, heads of Jacob
And rulers of the house of Israel.
Is it not for you to know justice?
Micah 7:3
Concerning evil, both hands do it well.
The prince asks, also the judge, for a bribe,
And a great man speaks the desire of his soul;
So they weave it together.
Zephaniah 3:3
Her princes within her are roaring lions,
Her judges are wolves at evening;
They leave nothing for the morning.
Matthew 19:23
And Jesus said to His disciples, “Truly I say to you, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.
Luke 18:24
And Jesus looked at him and said, How hard it is for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God!
Luke 19:14
But his citizens hated him and sent a delegation after him, saying, ‘We do not want this man to reign over us.’
Acts 4:26
The kings of the earth took their stand,
And the rulers were gathered together
Against the Lord and against His Christ.’
James 2:5
Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?

General references

Psalm 2:3
“Let us tear their fetters apart
And cast away their cords from us!”
Psalm 49:2
Both low and high,
Rich and poor together.
Ezekiel 11:2
He said to me, “Son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity and give evil advice in this city,
Mark 7:18
And He *said to them, “Are you so lacking in understanding also? Do you not understand that whatever goes into the man from outside cannot defile him,
John 7:48
No one of the rulers or Pharisees has believed in Him, has he?