Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


That they may shoot in secret at the perfect: suddenly do they shoot at him, and fear not.

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Psalm 10:8
He sits in the lurking-places of the villages. In the covert places he murders the innocent man. His eyes are secretly set against the poor man.
Nehemiah 4:11
And our adversaries said, They shall not know, neither see, till we come into the midst of them, and kill them, and cause the work to cease.
Habakkuk 3:14
Thou pierced with his own staves the head of his warriors. They came as a whirlwind to scatter me. Their rejoicing was as to devour the poor man secretly.

The perfect

Psalm 59:3
For, lo, they lay in wait for my soul. The mighty gather themselves together against me, not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.
John 19:6
When therefore the chief priests and the subordinates saw him, they cried out, saying, Crucify, crucify him! Pilate says to them, Ye take ye him and crucify, for I find no cause in him.
1 Peter 2:22
Who did no sin, nor was deceit found in his mouth.


Psalm 64:7
But God will shoot at them. With an arrow they shall suddenly be wounded.
1 Samuel 18:11
And Saul cast the spear, for he said, I will smite David even to the wall. And David turned away from his presence twice.
1 Samuel 19:10
And Saul sought to smite David even to the wall with the spear, but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he smote the spear into the wall. And David fled, and escaped that night.
2 Samuel 15:14
And David said to all his servants who were with him at Jerusalem, Arise, and let us flee, for otherwise none of us shall escape from Absalom. Make speed to depart, lest he overtake us quickly, and bring down evil upon us, and smit

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Proverbs 24:2
For their heart meditates oppression, and their lips talk of mischief.
Matthew 2:7
Then Herod having called the wise men privately, ascertained from them what time the star appeared.