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 to the LORD our God; but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law.
Job 11:7
"Can you fathom the mystery of God? Or can you probe the limits of Shaddai?
Job 38:4
"Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if you have understanding.
Job 40:2
"Shall he who argues contend with Shaddai? He who argues with God, let him answer it."
Job 42:3
You asked, 'Who is this who hides counsel without knowledge?' therefore I have uttered that which I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know.
Romans 11:33
Oh the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God. How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past tracing out.

The honour

1 Kings 3:9
Give your servant therefore an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this your great people?"
1 Kings 4:29
God gave Solomon wisdom and exceptional insight, and very great understanding, even as the sand that is on the seashore.
Ezra 4:15
that search may be made in the book of the records of your fathers: so you shall find in the book of the records, and know that this city is a rebellious city, and hurtful to kings and provinces, and that they have moved sedition within the same of old time; for which cause was this city laid waste.
Ezra 5:17
Now therefore, if it seem good to the king, let a search be made in the king's treasure house, which is there at Babylon, whether it be so, that a decree was made of Cyrus the king to build this house of God at Jerusalem; and let the king send his pleasure to us concerning this matter."
Ezra 6:1
Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the archives, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.
Job 29:16
I was a father to the needy. The cause of him who I did not know, I searched out.