Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.

Bible References

In vain

Proverbs 7:23
until an arrow pierces its liver,
like a bird darting into a snare
he doesn’t know it will cost him his life.
Job 35:11
who gives us more understanding than the animals of the earth
and makes us wiser than the birds of the sky?”
Isaiah 1:3
The ox knows its owner,
and the donkey its master’s feeding trough,
but Israel does not know;
My people do not understand.”
Jeremiah 8:7
Even the stork in the sky
knows her seasons.
The turtledove, swallow, and crane
are aware of their migration,
but My people do not know
the requirements of the Lord.

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