Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But he said unto her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this did not Job sin with his lips.
Shall we receive
And to Adam he said, Because you gave ear to the voice of your wife and took of the fruit of the tree which I said you were not to take, the earth is cursed on your account; in pain you will get your food from it all your life.
2 Samuel 19:22
And David said, What have I to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah, that you put yourselves against me today? is it right for any man in Israel to be put to death today? for I am certain today that I am king in Israel.
But he, turning to Peter, said, Get out of my way, Satan: you are a danger to me because your mind is not on the things of God, but on the things of men.
2 Samuel 6:20
Then David came back to give a blessing to his family. And Michal, Saul's daughter, came out to him and said, How full of glory was the king of Israel today, who let himself be seen uncovered by his servant-girls like a foolish person uncovering himself without shame!
2 Samuel 13:13
What will become of me in my shame? and as for you, you will be looked down on with disgust by all Israel. Now then, go and make your request to the king, for he will not keep me from you.
2 Samuel 24:10
And after the people had been numbered, David's heart was troubled. And David said to the Lord, Great has been my sin in doing this; but now, O Lord, be pleased to take away the sin of your servant, for I have done very foolishly
2 Chronicles 16:9
For the eyes of the Lord go this way and that, through all the earth, letting it be seen that he is the strong support of those whose hearts are true to him. In this you have done foolishly, for from now you will have wars.
Give up the simple ones and have life, and go in the way of knowledge.
And five of them were foolish, and five were wise.
Shall we receive
There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. He was without sin and upright, fearing God and keeping himself far from evil.
2 Samuel 19:28
For all my father's family were only dead men before my lord the king: and still you put your servant among those whose place is at the king's table. What right then have I to say anything more to the king?
Do not evil and good come from the mouth of the Most High?
Then Jesus said to Peter, Put back your sword: am I not to take the cup which my Father has given to me?
Being glad in hope, quiet in trouble, at all times given to prayer,
And again, if the fathers of our flesh gave us punishment and had our respect, how much more will we be under the authority of the Father of spirits, and have life?
Take as an example of pain nobly undergone and of strength in trouble, the prophets who gave to men the words of the Lord.
In all this
In all this Job did no sin, and did not say that God's acts were foolish.
I said, I will give attention to my ways, so that my tongue may do no wrong; I will keep my mouth under control, while the sinner is before me.
Because of the sin of their mouths and the word of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride; and for their curses and their deceit,
You offspring of snakes, how are you, being evil, able to say good things? because out of the heart's store come the words of the mouth.
For we all go wrong in a number of things. If a man never makes a slip in his talk, then he is a complete man and able to keep all his body in control.