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 a man was desiring to go to law with him, he would not be able to give him an answer to one out of a thousand questions.
Job 33:13
Why do you put forward your cause against him, saying, He gives no answer to any of my words?
Ecclesiastes 6:10
That which is, has been named before, and of what man is there is knowledge. He has no power against one stronger than he.
Isaiah 45:9
Cursed is he who has an argument with his Maker, the pot which has an argument with the Potter! Will the wet earth say to him who is working with it, What are you doing, that your work has nothing by which it may be gripped?
Isaiah 50:8
He who takes up my cause is near; who will go to law with me? let us come together before the judge: who is against me? let him come near to me.
1 Corinthians 10:22
Or may we be the cause of envy to the Lord? are we stronger than he?


Isaiah 40:14
Who gave him suggestions, and made clear to him the right way? who gave him knowledge, guiding him in the way of wisdom?
1 Corinthians 2:16
For who has knowledge of the mind of the Lord, so as to be his teacher? But we have the mind of Christ.

He that reproveth

Job 3:11
Why did death not take me when I came out of my mother's body, why did I not, when I came out, give up my last breath?
Job 7:12
Am I a sea, or a sea-beast, that you put a watch over me?
Job 9:17
For I would be crushed by his storm, my wounds would be increased without cause.
Job 10:3
What profit is it to you to be cruel, to give up the work of your hands, looking kindly on the design of evil-doers?
Job 13:21
Take your hand far away from me; and let me not be overcome by fear of you.
Job 14:16
For now my steps are numbered by you, and my sin is not overlooked.
Job 16:11
God gives me over to the power of sinners, sending me violently into the hands of evil-doers.
Job 19:6
Be certain that it is God who has done me wrong, and has taken me in his net.
Job 27:2
By the life of God, who has taken away my right; and of the Ruler of all, who has made my soul bitter;
Job 30:21
You have become cruel to me; the strength of your hand is hard on me.
Ezekiel 18:2
Why do you make use of this saying about the land of Israel, The fathers have been tasting bitter grapes and the children's teeth are on edge?
Matthew 20:11
And when they got it, they made a protest against the master of the house,
Romans 9:19
But you will say to me, Why does he still make us responsible? who is able to go against his purpose?
Romans 11:34
Who has knowledge of the mind of the Lord? or who has taken part in his purposes?

General references

Job 11:5
But if only God would take up the word, opening his lips in argument with you;

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain