Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.

Bible References


Proverbs 6:19
a FALSE witness who utters lies, and he who sows discord among brothers.
Genesis 4:5
but he did not have respect to Cain and to his offering. And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell.
Genesis 27:41
And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him. And Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand. Then I will kill my brother Jacob.
Genesis 32:6
And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother Esau, and moreover he comes to meet thee, and four hundred men with him.
Genesis 37:3
Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was the son of his old age. And he made for him a coat of many colors.
2 Samuel 13:22
And Absalom spoke to Amnon neither good nor bad, for Absalom hated Amnon, because he had forced his sister Tamar.
1 Kings 2:23
Then king Solomon swore by LORD, saying, God do so to me, and more also, if Adonijah has not spoken this word against his own life.
1 Kings 12:16
And when all Israel saw that the king did not hearken to them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David? Neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse. To your tents, O Israel. Now see to thine own hous
2 Chronicles 13:17
And Abijah and his people killed them with a great slaughter. So there fell down slain of Israel five hundred thousand chosen men.
Acts 15:39
Therefore a provocation developed, so as for them to separate from each other, and Barnabas to sail for Cyprus, after taking Mark,


Proverbs 16:32
He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit, than he who takes a city.