Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.
From men who are thy hand, O Yahweh, From the men of this age, whose portion, is among the living, and, with thy treasure, thou fillest their bosom, - They must be satisfied with sons, And must leave their abundance to their children: -
Seeing there are things in abundance which make vanity abound, what profit hath man?
Enjoy life, with thy wife whom thou lovest, all the days of thy life of vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all thy days of vanity, - for, that, is thy portion in life, and in thy toil wherewith, thou, art toiling under the sun.
And, that which in among the thorns fell, these, are they who have heard; and, by anxieties and wealth and pleasures of life being borne along, are choked up, and bear not to perfection.
But be taking heed unto yourselves, lest once your hearts be made heavy - with debauch and drunkenness and anxieties about livelihood, and that day come upon you suddenly,
1 Corinthians 6:3
Know ye not that we shall judge, messengers? and not, then, matters of this life?
2 Timothy 2:4
No one that is serving as a soldier, entangleth himself with the matters of his livelihood, that he may please him that hath summoned him to serve as a soldier;
That we should be for the praise of his glory - we who had hoped beforehand in the Christ, -
1 Thessalonians 1:3
Unceasingly, remembering - your work of faith and labour of love and endurance of hope, of our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father:
2 Timothy 1:12
For which cause, these things also, am I suffering; nevertheless I am not being put to shame, for I know him whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is, able, to guard, that which I have entrusted, to him unto, that, day.
1 Peter 1:21
who, through him, are faithful towards God, - Who raised him from among the dead, and glory to him gave, So that your faith and hope are directed towards God:
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think that, God, hath set forth, us the apostles, to be last of all, as men devoted to death, - in that, a spectacle, have we been made, unto the world, - both unto messengers and unto men.
And, brother, will deliver up, brother, unto death, and, father, child, - and, children, will rise up, against parents, and will put them to death.
Then, will they deliver you up into tribulation, and will slay you, - and ye will be men hated by all the nations, because of my name
Excommunicants from the synagogue, will they make you; Nay! there cometh an hour, that, every one who killeth you, shall think to be rendering, divine service, unto God!
confirming the souls of the disciples, beseeching them to abide in the faith, and declaring that, through many tribulations, must we enter into the kingdom of God.
2 Timothy 3:12
Yea and, all who are determined to live in a godly manner in Christ Jesus, will be persecuted;
And I heard a voice out of heaven, saying - Write! Happy, the dead who, in the Lord, do die, from henceforth. Yea! (saith the Spirit) that they may rest from their toils, for, their works, do follow with them.
Then resolved I, to give my heart over to despair, - concerning all the toil, wherein I had toiled, under the sun.