Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie: to be laid in the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity.

Lighter

Bible References

Surely

Psalm 39:5
Behold, thou gavest my days a hand-breadth, and my life as nothing before thee: but every man stood all vanity. Silence.
1 Samuel 18:5
And David will go forth in all which Saul will send him, and he will be prudent: and Saul will set him over the men of war, and he will be good in the eyes of all the people, and also in the eyes of the servants of Saul.
1 Samuel 23:12
And David will say, Will the lords of Keilah shut me up and my men into the hand of Saul? And Jehovah will say, They will shut up.
2 Samuel 15:6
And Absalom will do according to this word to all Israel who will come for judgment to the king: and Absalom will steal the heart of the men of Israel.
Matthew 21:9
And the crowds leading before, and following, cried, saying, Osanna to the son of David: he coming in the name of the Lord being praised; Osanna in the highest ones.
John 19:15
And they cried, Take away, take away, crucify him. Pilate says to them, Shall I crucify your King? The chief priests answered, We have no king but Caesar.

Of high

Psalm 55:13
And thou a man according to my estimation, my friend and my acquaintance.
Psalm 118:9
Good to trust in Jehovah rather than to trust in nobles.
1 Samuel 18:21
And Saul will say, I will give her to him, and she shall be to him for a snare, and the hand of the rovers shall be against him. And Saul will say to David, In the second time thou shalt be son-in-law to me this day.
1 Samuel 26:21
And Saul will say, I sinned; turn back my son David: for I will no more, do to thee evil because that my soul was precious in thine eyes this day: behold, I was foolish, and I shall go very much astray.
2 Samuel 15:31
And it was announced to David, saying, Ahithophel among those conspiring with Absalom. And David will say, Now make foolish the counsel of Ahithophel, O Jehovah.
Romans 3:4
It may not be: and let God be true, and every man a liar; as has been written, That thou mightest be justified in thy words, and mightest conquer in thy being judged.

Laid

Daniel 5:27
Tekel; Thou shalt be weighed in the balances and be found wanting.

Lighter

Isaiah 40:15
Behold, the nations as a drop from a bucket; they were reckoned as the fine dust of the scales: behold, he will cast down the isles as small dust

General references

Psalm 49:2
Also ye sons of Adam, also ye sons of man together, ye rich and needy.
Psalm 118:8
Good to trust in Jehovah rather than to trust in man.
Ecclesiastes 1:2
Vanity of vanities, said the preacher; vanity of vanities, all vanity.
Ecclesiastes 12:8
Vanity of vanities, said the preacher; all is vanity.