Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one of a thousand.

Bible References

He will contend

Job 9:20
Though I be righteous, mine own mouth shall condemn me: Though I be perfect, it shall prove me perverse.
Job 10:2
I will say unto God, Do not condemn me; Show me wherefore thou contendest with me.
Job 23:3
Oh that I knew where I might find him! That I might come even to his seat!
Job 31:35
Oh that I had one to hear me! (Lo, here is my signature, let the Almighty answer me); And that I had the indictment which mine adversary hath written!
Job 33:13
Why dost thou strive against him, For that he giveth not account of any of his matters?
Job 34:14
If he set his heart upon himself, If he gather unto himself his spirit and his breath;
Job 40:2
Shall he that cavilleth contend with the Almighty? He that argueth with God, let him answer it.
Isaiah 57:15
For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.
Romans 9:20
Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why didst thou make me thus?

He cannot

Psalm 19:12
Who can discern his errors? Clear thou me from hidden faults .
Psalm 40:12
For innumerable evils have compassed me about; Mine iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to look up; They are more than the hairs of my head; And my heart hath failed me.
1 John 1:8
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
1 John 3:20
because if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.

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