Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind without rain.

General references

Bible References

Boasteth

Proverbs 20:6
Most men make no secret of their kind acts: but where is a man of good faith to be seen?
1 Kings 22:11
And Zedekiah, the son of Chenaanah, made himself horns of iron and said, The Lord says, Pushing back the Aramaeans with these, you will put an end to them completely.
Luke 14:11
For every man who gives himself a high place will be put down, but he who takes a low place will be lifted up.
Luke 18:10
Two men went up to the Temple for prayer; one a Pharisee, and the other a tax-farmer.
2 Corinthians 11:13
For such men are false Apostles, workers of deceit, making themselves seem like Apostles of Christ.
2 Peter 2:15
Turning out of the true way, they have gone wandering in error, after the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who was pleased to take payment for wrongdoing;
Jude 1:12
These men are unseen rocks at your love-feasts, when they take part in them with you, keepers of sheep who without fear take the food of the sheep; clouds without water rushing before the wind, wasted trees without fruit, twice dead, pulled up by the roots,

General references

Romans 1:22
Seeming to be wise, they were in fact foolish,
James 4:16
But now you go on glorying in your pride: and all such glorying is evil.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain