Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
With aged men is wisdom, and in length of days understanding.
With us are both the gray-headed and the very aged men, much older than thy father.
And Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered and said, I am young, and ye are very old. Therefore I held back, and dared not show you my opinion.
For ask now of the days that are past, which were before thee, since the day that God created man upon the earth, and from the one end of heaven to the other, whether there has been [anything] as this great thing is, or has been he
Remember the days of old. Consider the years of many generations. Ask thy father, and he will show thee, thine elders, and they will tell thee.
We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou did in their days, in the days of old.
which we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us.
The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I do this day. The father to the sons shall make known thy truth.
For as many things as were written previously were written for our learning, so that through perseverance and through the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.
1 Corinthians 10:11
Now all these things happened to those men for examples, and they were written for our admonition, to whom the ends of the ages came.