Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Can a man be profitable unto God, as he that is wise may be profitable unto himself?

General references

Bible References

A man

Job 35:6
If you have sinned, what effect do you have against him? If your transgressions are multiplied, what do you do to him?
Psalm 16:2
My soul, you have said to the LORD, "You are my Lord. Apart from you I have no good thing."
Luke 17:10
Even so you also, when you have done all the things that are commanded you, say, 'We are unworthy servants. We have done our duty.'"

As he that, etc

Deuteronomy 10:13
to keep the commandments of the LORD, and his statutes, which I command you this day for your good?
Proverbs 3:13
Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gets understanding.
Proverbs 4:7
Wisdom is supreme. Get wisdom. Yes, though it costs all your possessions, get understanding.
Proverbs 9:12
If you are wise, you are wise for yourself. If you mock, you alone will bear it.
Ecclesiastes 7:11
Wisdom is as good as an inheritance. Yes, it is more excellent for those who see the sun.
Matthew 5:29
And if your right eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out and throw it away from you.[note: idiom meaning to stop doing a sin] For it is more profitable for you that one of your members should perish, than for your whole body to be cast into hell.
Galatians 6:7
Do not be deceived. God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.

General references

Job 35:7
If you are righteous, what do you give him? Or what does he receive from your hand?
Proverbs 9:12
If you are wise, you are wise for yourself. If you mock, you alone will bear it.
Luke 17:10
Even so you also, when you have done all the things that are commanded you, say, 'We are unworthy servants. We have done our duty.'"