Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


He that is ready to slip with his feet is as a lamp despised in the thought of him that is at ease.

Bible References


Deuteronomy 32:35
Vengeance belongs to Me; I will repay.
In time their foot will slip,
for their day of disaster is near,
and their doom is coming quickly.”
Psalm 17:5
My steps are on Your paths;
my feet have not slipped.
Psalm 94:18
If I say, “My foot is slipping,”
Your faithful love will support me, Lord.
Jeremiah 13:16
Give glory to the Lord your God
before He brings darkness,
before your feet stumble
on the mountains at dusk.
You wait for light,
but He brings darkest gloom
and makes thick darkness.

A lamp

Job 18:5
Yes, the light of the wicked is extinguished;
the flame of his fire does not glow.
Proverbs 13:9
The light of the righteous shines brightly,
but the lamp of the wicked is put out.
Proverbs 20:20
Whoever curses his father or mother
his lamp will go out in deep darkness.
Matthew 25:8
But the foolish ones said to the sensible ones, ‘Give us some of your oil, because our lamps are going out.’

Of him

Job 6:5
Does a wild donkey bray over fresh grass
or an ox low over its fodder?
Job 16:4
If you were in my place I could also talk like you.
I could string words together against you
and shake my head at you.
Psalm 123:3
Show us favor, Lord, show us favor,
for we’ve had more than enough contempt.
Amos 6:1
Woe to those who are at ease in Zion
and to those who feel secure on the hill of Samaria—
the notable people in this first of the nations,
those the house of Israel comes to.
Luke 12:19
Then I’ll say to myself, “You have many goods stored up for many years. Take it easy; eat, drink, and enjoy yourself.”’
Luke 16:19
“There was a rich man who would dress in purple and fine linen, feasting lavishly every day.

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