Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

There is no king saved by the multitude of an host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength.

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Bible References

No king

Psalm 44:3
For they did not conquer the land by their swords, and they did not prevail by their strength, but rather by your power, strength and good favor, for you were partial to them.
Exodus 14:17
And as for me, I am going to harden the hearts of the Egyptians so that they will come after them, that I may be honored because of Pharaoh and his army and his chariots and his horsemen.
Joshua 11:4
These kings came out with their armies; they were as numerous as the sand on the seashore and had a large number of horses and chariots.
Judges 7:2
The Lord said to Gideon, "You have too many men for me to hand Midian over to you. Israel might brag, 'Our own strength has delivered us.'
1 Samuel 14:8
Jonathan replied, "All right! We'll go over to these men and fight them.
1 Kings 20:10
Ben Hadad sent another message to him, "May the gods judge me severely if there is enough dirt left in Samaria for my soldiers to scoop up in their hands."
2 Chronicles 14:9
Zerah the Cushite marched against them with an army of 1,000,000 men and 300 chariots. He arrived at Mareshah,
2 Chronicles 20:12
Our God, will you not judge them? For we are powerless against this huge army that attacks us! We don't know what we should do; we look to you for help."
2 Chronicles 32:8
He has with him mere human strength, but the Lord our God is with us to help us and fight our battles!" The army was encouraged by the words of King Hezekiah of Judah.

Mighty

Joshua 14:12
Now, assign me this hill country which the Lord promised me at that time! No doubt you heard at that time that the Anakites live there in large, fortified cities. But, assuming the Lord is with me, I will conquer them, as the Lord promised."
1 Samuel 17:4
Then a champion came out from the camp of the Philistines. His name was Goliath; he was from Gath. He was close to seven feet tall.
2 Samuel 21:16
Now Ishbi-Benob, one of the descendants of Rapha, had a spear that weighed three hundred bronze shekels, and he was armed with a new weapon. He had said that he would kill David.
Jeremiah 9:23
The Lord says, "Wise people should not boast that they are wise. Powerful people should not boast that they are powerful. Rich people should not boast that they are rich.

General references

Psalm 44:6
For I do not trust in my bow, and I do not prevail by my sword.
Isaiah 40:30
Even youths get tired and weary; even strong young men clumsily stumble.

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