Bible Cross References
Psalm 20:7
Some trust in their war chariots and others in their horses, but we trust in the power of the LORD our God.
Psalm 33:16-18
A king does not win because of his powerful army; a soldier does not triumph because of his strength.
War horses are useless for victory; their great strength cannot save.
The LORD watches over those who obey him, those who trust in his constant love.
Job 39:19-25
Was it you, Job, who made horses so strong and gave them their flowing manes?
Did you make them leap like locusts and frighten people with their snorting?
They eagerly paw the ground in the valley; they rush into battle with all their strength.
They do not know the meaning of fear, and no sword can turn them back.
The weapons which their riders carry rattle and flash in the sun.
Trembling with excitement, the horses race ahead; when the trumpet blows, they can't stand still.
At each blast of the trumpet they snort; they can smell a battle before they get near, and they hear the officers shouting commands.
Proverbs 21:31
You can get horses ready for battle, but it is the LORD who gives victory.
Isaiah 31:1
Those who go to Egypt for help are doomed! They are relying on Egypt's vast military strength---horses, chariots, and soldiers. But they do not rely on the LORD, the holy God of Israel, or ask him for help.
Hosea 1:7
But to the people of Judah I will show love. I, the LORD their God, will save them, but I will not do it by war---with swords or bows and arrows or with horses and horsemen."
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1 Samuel 16:7
But the LORD said to him, "Pay no attention to how tall and handsome he is. I have rejected him, because I do not judge as people judge. They look at the outward appearance, but I look at the heart."
2 Samuel 1:23
"Saul and Jonathan, so wonderful and dear; together in life, together in death; swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.
2 Samuel 2:18-23
The three sons of Zeruiah were there: Joab, Abishai, and Asahel. Asahel, who could run as fast as a wild deer,
started chasing Abner, running straight for him.
Abner looked back and said, "Is that you, Asahel?" "Yes," he answered.
"Stop chasing me!" Abner said. "Run after one of the soldiers and take what he has." But Asahel kept on chasing him.
Once more Abner said to him, "Stop chasing me! Why force me to kill you? How could I face your brother Joab?"
But Asahel would not quit; so Abner, with a backward thrust of his spear, struck him through the stomach so that the spear came out at his back. Asahel dropped to the ground dead, and everyone who came to the place where he was lying stopped and stood there.
Ecclesiastes 9:11
I realized another thing, that in this world fast runners do not always win the races, and the brave do not always win the battles. The wise do not always earn a living, intelligent people do not always get rich, and capable people do not always rise to high positions. Bad luck happens to everyone.