Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.

Bible References

General references

2 Chronicles 28:20
And Tilgathpilneser, king of Assyria, came unto him, and distressed him but did not strengthen him.
Job 6:14
He that is afflicted deserves mercy from his friend; but he has forsaken the fear of the Almighty.
Isaiah 30:1
Woe to the sons that leave, saith the LORD, to make counsel, but not of me; to cover themselves with a covering, and not by my spirit, adding sin unto sin!
Isaiah 36:6
Behold, thou dost trust in the staff of this broken reed, on Egypt upon which if a man leans, it will go into his hand and pierce it, so is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all that trust in him.
Ezekiel 29:6
And all the inhabitants of Egypt shall know that I am the LORD, because they have been a staff of reed to the house of Israel.
2 Timothy 4:16
At my first answer no one stood with me, but all men forsook me: let it not be imputed unto them.