Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


An horse is a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength.

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An horse

Psalm 20:7
Some [trust] in chariots, and some in horses, but we will make mention of the name of LORD our God.
Judges 4:15
And LORD discomfited Sisera, and all his chariots, and all his army, with the edge of the sword before Barak. And Sisera alighted from his chariot, and fled away on his feet.
2 Kings 7:6
For LORD had made the army of the Syrians to hear a noise of chariots, and a noise of horses, even the noise of a great army. And they said one to another, Lo, the king of Israel has hired against us the kings of the Hittites, and
Proverbs 21:31
The horse is prepared against the day of battle, but victory is from LORD.
Ecclesiastes 9:11
I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill, but time and chance happens t
Isaiah 30:16
but ye said, No, for we will flee upon horses. Therefore ye shall flee. And [ye said], We will ride upon the swift. Therefore those who pursue you shall be swift.
Hosea 14:3
Assyria shall not save us. We will not ride upon horses, nor will we say any more to the work of our hands, Our gods. For in thee the fatherless finds mercy.

His great

Psalm 147:10
He does not delight in the strength of the horse. He takes no pleasure in the legs of a man.
Job 39:19
Have thou given the horse [his] might? Have thou clothed his neck with the quivering mane?

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Psalm 44:6
For I will not trust in my bow, nor shall my sword save me.