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 he be pleased to contend with him, He cannot answer him one of a thousand.
Job 33:13
Why dost thou strive against him, For that he giveth not account of any of his matters?
Ecclesiastes 6:10
Whatsoever hath been, the name thereof was given long ago; and it is know what man is; neither can he contend with him that is mightier than he.
Isaiah 45:9
Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker! a potsherd among the potsherds of the earth! Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou? or thy work, He hath no hands?
Isaiah 50:8
He is near that justifieth me; who will content with me? let us stand up together: who is mine adversary? let him come near to me.
1 Corinthians 10:22
Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?


Isaiah 40:14
With whom took he counsel, and who instructed him, and taught him in the path of justice, and taught him knowledge, and showed to him the way of understanding?
1 Corinthians 2:16
For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he should instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

He that reproveth

Job 3:11
Why died I not from the womb? Why did I not give up the ghost when my mother bare me?
Job 7:12
Am I a sea, or a sea-monster, That thou settest a watch over me?
Job 9:17
For he breaketh me with a tempest, And multiplieth my wounds without cause.
Job 10:3
Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest oppress, That thou shouldest despise the work of thy hands, And shine upon the counsel of the wicked?
Job 13:21
Withdraw thy hand far from me; And let not thy terror make me afraid.
Job 14:16
But now thou numberest my steps: Dost thou not watch over my sin?
Job 16:11
God delivereth me to the ungodly, And casteth me into the hands of the wicked.
Job 19:6
Know now that God hath subverted me in my cause , And hath compassed me with his net.
Job 27:2
As God liveth, who hath taken away my right, And the Almighty, who hath vexed my soul:
Job 30:21
Thou art turned to be cruel to me; With the might of thy hand thou persecutest me.
Ezekiel 18:2
What mean ye, that ye use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?
Matthew 20:11
And when they received it, they murmured against the householder,
Romans 9:19
Thou wilt say then unto me, Why doth he still find fault? For who withstandeth his will?
Romans 11:34
For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counsellor?

General references

Job 11:5
But oh that God would speak, And open his lips against thee,

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