Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.

Bible References


Luke 16:10
The faithful in least, in much also, is, faithful, and, he that in least is unrighteous, in much also, is, unrighteous.
Luke 18:6
And the Lord said - Hear ye what, the unrighteous judge saith; -


Luke 16:4
I know what I will do, that, when I am removed out of the stewardship, they may welcome me into their own houses.
Genesis 3:1
Now, the serpent, was more crafty than any living thing of the field which Yahweh God had made, so he said unto the woman, Can it really be that God hath said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
Exodus 1:10
Come on! let us shew ourselves wise with regard to them, lest they so multiply that it shall come to pass when war befalleth us, that they also, shall join themselves unto them who hate us, and shall make war upon us. and then go up out of the land.
2 Samuel 13:3
But, Amnon, had a friend, whose name, was Jonadab, son of Shimeah, David's brother, - and, Jonadab, was a very cunning man.
2 Kings 10:19
Now, therefore, all the prophets of Baal, all his servants and all his priests, call ye for me; do not let, a man, be missing; for, a great sacrifice, have I, to Baal, no one that is missing, shall live. But, Jehu, acted, craftily, to the end he might destroy the servants of Baal.
Proverbs 6:6
Go to the ant, thou sluggard, observe her ways, and be wise;

Children of this

Luke 20:34
And Jesus said unto them - The sons of this age, marry, and are given in marriage, -
Psalm 17:14
From men who are thy hand, O Yahweh, From the men of this age, whose portion, is among the living, and, with thy treasure, thou fillest their bosom, - They must be satisfied with sons, And must leave their abundance to their children: -
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no one be deceiving himself: - if anyone imagineth himself to be wise among you, in this age, let him become foolish, that he may become wise;
Philippians 3:19
Whose, end, is destruction, whose, God, is the belly, and whose , glory, is in their shame, who, upon the earthly things, are resolved.


Psalm 49:10
For it is seen that, the wise, die, Together with the dullard, and the brutish, do they perish, And leave, to others, their wealth:
Matthew 17:26
And, when he said, From the aliens, Jesus said unto him, Well then, free, are the sons!

Children of light

John 12:36
While, the light, ye have, believe on the light, that, sons of light, ye may become. These things, spake Jesus, - and, departing, was hid from them.
Ephesians 5:8
For ye were, at one time, darkness, but, now, are ye light in the Lord, - as children of light, be walking,
1 Thessalonians 5:5
For, all ye, are, sons of light, and sons of day, - we are not of night, nor of darkness:
1 Peter 2:9
But, ye, are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a peculiar treasure, that, the excellences, ye may tell forth, of him who, out of darkness, hath called you into his marvellous light: -
1 John 3:10
Herein, are, manifest, the children of God, and the children of the adversary: Whoever is not doing righteousness, is not of God, nor yet he that is not loving his brother.

General references

Acts 27:32
Then, the soldiers cut away the ropes of the boat, and let her fall off.
Philippians 3:7
But, whatever things, unto me, were gain, the same, have I accounted, for the Christ's sake, loss;
1 Thessalonians 5:5
For, all ye, are, sons of light, and sons of day, - we are not of night, nor of darkness: