Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

Bible References

For vain

Psalm 146:3
Do not trust in princes,
In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation.
Job 9:13
“God will not turn back His anger;
Beneath Him crouch the helpers of Rahab.
Job 16:2
“I have heard many such things;
Sorry comforters are you all.
Isaiah 2:22
Stop regarding man, whose breath of life is in his nostrils;
For why should he be esteemed?
Isaiah 30:3
“Therefore the safety of Pharaoh will be your shame
And the shelter in the shadow of Egypt, your humiliation.
Isaiah 31:3
Now the Egyptians are men and not God,
And their horses are flesh and not spirit;
So the Lord will stretch out His hand,
And he who helps will stumble
And he who is helped will fall,
And all of them will come to an end together.
Jeremiah 17:5
Thus says the Lord,
Cursed is the man who trusts in mankind
And makes flesh his strength,
And whose heart turns away from the Lord.
Lamentations 4:17
Yet our eyes failed,
Looking for help was useless;
In our watching we have watched
For a nation that could not save.