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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Bible References

An horse

Psalm 20:7
Some put their faith in carriages and some in horses; but we will be strong in the name of the Lord our God.
Judges 4:15
And the Lord sent fear on Sisera and all his war-carriages and all his army before Barak; and Sisera got down from his war-carriage and went in flight on foot.
2 Kings 7:6
For the Lord had made the sound of carriages and horses, and the noise of a great army, come to the ears of the Aramaeans, so that they said to one another, Truly, the king of Israel has got the kings of the Hittites and of the Egyptians for a price to make an attack on us.
Proverbs 21:31
The horse is made ready for the day of war, but power to overcome is from the Lord.
Ecclesiastes 9:11
And again I saw under the sun that the reward goes not to him who is quick, or the fruits of war to the strong; and there is no bread for the wise, or wealth for men of learning, or respect for those who have knowledge; but time and chance come to all.
Isaiah 30:16
Saying, No, for we will go in flight on horses; so you will certainly go in flight: and, We will go on the backs of quick-running beasts; so those who go after you will be quick-footed.
Hosea 14:3
Assyria will not be our salvation; we will not go on horses; we will not again say to the work of our hands, You are our gods; for in you there is mercy for the child who has no father.

His great

Psalm 147:10
He has no delight in the strength of a horse; he takes no pleasure in the legs of a man.
Job 39:19
Do you give strength to the horse? is it by your hand that his neck is clothed with power?

General references

Psalm 44:6
I will not put faith in my bow, my sword will not be my salvation.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain