Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter.

Bible References

The glory

Deuteronomy 29:29
The secret things, belong unto Yahweh our God and, the things that are revealed, belong to us and to our children unto times age-abiding, that we may do all the words of this law.
Job 11:7
The hidden depth of GOD canst thou discover? Or, unto the furthest limit of the Almighty, canst thou attain?
Job 38:4
Where wast thou, when I founded the earth? Tell, if thou knowest understanding!
Job 40:2
Shall a reprover contend, with the Almighty? He that disputeth with GOD, let him answer it!
Job 42:3
Who is it that hideth counsel without knowledge? Therefore, have I declared, but not understood, things too wonderful for me, which I could not know.
Romans 11:33
Oh! the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments! and untraceable his ways!

The honour

1 Kings 3:9
Wilt thou, then, give unto thy servant, a heart that hearkeneth, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad, - for who is able to judge this thine honoured people?
1 Kings 4:29
And God gave wisdom unto Solomon, and discernment, and very great largeness of heart, - like the sand that is on the shore of the sea:
Ezra 4:15
so that search may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers, so shalt thou find out in the book of records - and shalt ascertain, that, this city, is a rebellious city, and one that causeth damage unto kings and provinces, and that, rebellion, have they been wont to cause in the midst thereof since the days of age-past time, - for this cause, was this city laid waste.
Ezra 5:17
Now, therefore, if, unto the king, it seem good, let search be made in the treasure-house of the king which is there, in Babylon, whether it be so, that, from Cyrus the king, issued an edict, to build this house of God, in Jerusalem, - and, the pleasure of the king concerning this, let him send unto us.
Ezra 6:1
Then, Darius the king, issued an edict, - and they made search in the house of the books, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.
Job 29:16
A father, was, I, to the needy, and, as for the cause which I knew not, I used to search it out;