Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scorning of those that are at ease, and with the contempt of the proud.

Bible References

With the scorning

Psalm 73:5
They are not in trouble as [other] men, nor are they plagued like [other] men.
Psalm 119:51
The proud have had me greatly in derision, [yet] I have not swerved from thy law.
Job 12:5
In the thought of him who is at ease there is contempt for misfortune. It is ready for those whose foot slips.
Job 16:4
I also could speak as ye do, if your soul were in my soul's stead. I could join words together against you, and shake my head at you.
Jeremiah 48:11
Moab has been at ease from his youth, and he has settled on his lees, and has not been emptied from vessel to vessel, nor has he gone into captivity. Therefore his taste remains in him, and his scent is not changed.
Acts 17:21
Now all the Athenians, and the foreigners who dwell alien there, were at leisure in nothing else, than to tell or to hear something new.
Acts 26:24
And while he made a defense by these things, Festus said in a loud voice, Paul, thou are mad. Much scholarship is driving thee into madness.
1 Corinthians 4:13
being slandered, we entreat. We became as trash of the world, an offscouring of all things, until now.

General references

Proverbs 18:3
When a wicked man comes, contempt also comes, and with disgrace, reproach.
Lamentations 3:14
I have become a derision to all my people, and their song all the day.
Ezekiel 36:6
Therefore prophesy concerning the land of Israel, and say to the mountains and to the hills, to the watercourses and to the valleys, Thus says lord LORD: Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy and in my wrath, because ye have borne t