Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:
He frustrates the devices of the crafty so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.
For he shall see it. Wise men die. The fool and the brutish alike perish, and leave their wealth to others.
Then I saw that wisdom excels folly as far as light excels darkness.
I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill, but time and chance happens t
Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
Therefore it shall come to pass, that, when LORD has performed his whole work upon mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the arrogant heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his high looks.
Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre, Thus says lord LORD: Because thy heart is lifted up, and thou have said, I am a god. I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas. Yet thou are man, and not God, though thou did set thy h
Professing to be wise, they became foolish,
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and I will frustrate the understanding of those of understanding.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let not one man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this age, let him become foolish so that he may become wise.
But if ye have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not boast, and do not lie against the truth.
And [lest] thou say in thy heart, My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth.
1 Samuel 17:4
And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.
1 Kings 20:10
And Ben-hadad sent to him, and said, The gods do so to me, and more also, if the dust of Samaria shall suffice for handfuls for all the people that follow me.
There is no king saved by the multitude of an army. A mighty man is not delivered by great strength.
For he says, Are not my rulers all of them kings?
Now therefore, I pray thee, give pledges to my master the king of Assyria, and I will give thee two thousand horses, if thou be able on thy part to set riders upon them.
And the land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste. And they shall know that I am LORD. Because he has said, The river is mine, and I have made it,
Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of music, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made, [well]. But if ye do not worship, ye
The king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling-place by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?
O thou king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar thy father the kingdom and greatness and glory and majesty.
And flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, nor shall the mighty deliver himself.
And the populace shouted, The voice of a god, and not of a man.