Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


When thou goest with thine adversary to the magistrate, as thou art in the way, give diligence that thou mayest be delivered from him; lest he hale thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and the officer cast thee into prison.

Bible References

Thou goest

Proverbs 25:8
Do not go forth to strive in haste, - lest thou know not what to do in the latter end thereof, when thy neighbour, hath put thee to shame.
Matthew 5:23
If, therefore, thou be bearing thy gift towards the altar, and, there, shouldst remember that, thy brother, hath aught against thee,


Luke 14:31
Or, what king, moving on to encounter, another king, in battle, will not sit down first and take counsel, whether he is able, with ten thousand, to meet him who, with twenty thousand, is coming against him.
Genesis 32:3
Then did Jacob send messengers before him unto Esau his brother, to the land of Seir, the field of Edom.
1 Samuel 25:18
Then Abigail hastened - and took two hundred loaves, and two skins of wine, and five sheep made ready, and five measures of parched corn, and a hundred cakes of raisins, and two hundred cakes of figs, - and put them on the asses.
Job 22:21
Shew thyself to be one with him - I pray thee - and prosper, thereby, shall there come on thee blessing.
Job 23:7
There an upright man, might reason with him, so should I deliver myself completely from my judge.
Psalm 32:6
For this cause, will every man of lovingkindness pray unto thee, in time to obtain, - Surely, in the overflow of many waters, unto him, shall they not reach.
Proverbs 6:1
My son, if thou have become surety for thy neighbour, - have struck for a stranger thy hands,
Isaiah 55:6
Seek Yahweh while he may be found, - Call ye upon him while he is near:
2 Corinthians 6:2
For he saith - In an approved season, have I hearkened unto thee, and, in a day of salvation, have succoured thee; - Lo! now, a well-approved season, Lo! now, a day of salvation:
Hebrews 3:7
Wherefore, - according as saith the Holy Spirit - To-day, if, unto his voice ye would hearken, do not

The judge

Luke 13:24
Be striving to enter through the narrow door; for, many, I say unto you, will seek to enter, and will not be able, -
Job 36:17
But, with the plea of a lawless one, thou art full, Plea and sentence, will take fast hold.
Psalm 50:22
Understand this, I pray you, ye forgetters of GOD, Lest I tear in pieces, and there be none to deliver: -


Matthew 18:30
He, however, would not, but went away and cast him into prison, - until he should pay what was owing.
1 Peter 3:19
In which, even unto the spirits in prison, he went and proclaimed, -
Revelation 20:7
And, as soon as the thousand years, shall be ended, the Accuser shall be loosed out of his prison,