Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.

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Bible References


Psalm 146:3
Do not place trust in princes, in a son of humankind with whom there is no deliverance.
Jeremiah 17:5
Thus says Yahweh, "Cursed [is] the person who trusts in humankind and makes flesh his {strength}, and turns aside his heart from Yahweh.


Psalm 73:7
Their eye bulges from fat. Imaginings overflow [their] heart.
Ecclesiastes 8:8
Just as no one can control the wind to restrain the wind, so also no one can control the day of his death. Just as no one is discharged in time of war, so wickedness will not deliver the wicked.
Hosea 12:7
[The] trader, in his hand [are] scales of deceit; he loves to oppress.

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Job 31:24
"If I have made gold my trust, or I have called fine gold my security,
Proverbs 18:11
The wealth of the rich [is] {his strong city}, and like a wall, it is high in his imagination.
James 4:16
But now you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.