Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproveth God, let him answer it.

General references

Bible References


Job 9:3
“If one wished to dispute with Him,
He could not answer Him once in a thousand times.
Job 33:13
“Why do you complain against Him
That He does not give an account of all His doings?
Ecclesiastes 6:10
Whatever exists has already been named, and it is known what man is; for he cannot dispute with him who is stronger than he is.
Isaiah 45:9
“Woe to the one who quarrels with his Maker—
An earthenware vessel among the vessels of earth!
Will the clay say to the potter, ‘What are you doing?’
Or the thing you are making say, ‘He has no hands’?
Isaiah 50:8
He who vindicates Me is near;
Who will contend with Me?
Let us stand up to each other;
Who has a case against Me?
Let him draw near to Me.
1 Corinthians 10:22
Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? We are not stronger than He, are we?


Isaiah 40:14
With whom did He consult and who gave Him understanding?
And who taught Him in the path of justice and taught Him knowledge
And informed Him of the way of understanding?
1 Corinthians 2:16
For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he will instruct Him? But we have the mind of Christ.

He that reproveth

Job 3:11
Why did I not die at birth,
Come forth from the womb and expire?
Job 7:12
“Am I the sea, or the sea monster,
That You set a guard over me?
Job 9:17
“For He bruises me with a tempest
And multiplies my wounds without cause.
Job 10:3
‘Is it right for You indeed to oppress,
To reject the labor of Your hands,
And to look favorably on the schemes of the wicked?
Job 13:21
Remove Your hand from me,
And let not the dread of You terrify me.
Job 14:16
“For now You number my steps,
You do not observe my sin.
Job 16:11
“God hands me over to ruffians
And tosses me into the hands of the wicked.
Job 19:6
Know then that God has wronged me
And has closed His net around me.
Job 27:2
“As God lives, who has taken away my right,
And the Almighty, who has embittered my soul,
Job 30:21
“You have become cruel to me;
With the might of Your hand You persecute me.
Ezekiel 18:2
What do you mean by using this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying,
The fathers eat the sour grapes,
But the children’s teeth are set on edge’?
Matthew 20:11
When they received it, they grumbled at the landowner,
Romans 9:19
You will say to me then, “Why does He still find fault? For who resists His will?”
Romans 11:34
For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who became His counselor?

General references

Job 11:5
“But would that God might speak,
And open His lips against you,