Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Put not your faith in rulers, or in the son of man, in whom there is no salvation.
This is what the Lord has said: Cursed is the man who puts his faith in man, and makes flesh his arm, and whose heart is turned away from the Lord.
Their eyes are bursting with fat; they have more than their heart's desire.
No man has authority over the wind, to keep the wind; or is ruler over the day of his death. In war no man's time is free, and evil will not keep the sinner safe.
As for Canaan, the scales of deceit are in his hands; he takes pleasure in twisted ways.
If I made gold my hope, or if I ever said to the best gold, I have put my faith in you;
The property of a man of wealth is his strong town, and it is as a high wall in the thoughts of his heart.
But now you go on glorying in your pride: and all such glorying is evil.