16 Bible Verses about Limitations Of Strength
Most Relevant Verses
“He keeps the feet of His godly ones,
But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness;
For not by might shall a man prevail.
He does not delight in the strength of the horse;
He does not take pleasure in the legs of a man.
The king is not saved by a mighty army;
A warrior is not delivered by great strength.
I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the warriors, and neither is bread to the wise nor wealth to the discerning nor favor to men of ability; for time and chance overtake them all.
So I said, “Wisdom is better than strength.” But the wisdom of the poor man is despised and his words are not heeded.
“Then they will sweep through like the wind and pass on.
But they will be held guilty,
They whose strength is their god.”
And strangers will be filled with your strength
And your hard-earned goods will go to the house of an alien;
Behold, the days are coming when I will break your strength and the strength of your father’s house so that there will not be an old man in your house.
For the Lord has ransomed Jacob
And redeemed him from the hand of him who was stronger than he.
“I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick; but the fat and the strong I will destroy. I will feed them with judgment.
Therefore, I will bring the worst of the nations, and they will possess their houses. I will also make the pride of the strong ones cease, and their holy places will be profaned.
Or how can anyone enter the strong man’s house and carry off his property, unless he first binds the strong man? And then he will plunder his house.
But no one can enter the strong man’s house and plunder his property unless he first binds the strong man, and then he will plunder his house.
But when someone stronger than he attacks him and overpowers him, he takes away from him all his armor on which he had relied and distributes his plunder.
“Flight will perish from the swift,
And the stalwart will not strengthen his power,
Nor the mighty man save his life.