Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Or saith he it altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is written: that he that ploweth should plow in hope; and that he that thresheth in hope should be partaker of his hope.

Bible References


Matthew 24:22
And unless those days had been shortened, {no human being would be saved}. But for the sake of the elect, those days will be shortened.
Romans 15:4
For whatever was written beforehand was written for our instruction, in order that through patient endurance and through the encouragement of the scriptures we may have hope.
2 Corinthians 4:15
For all [these things] {are for your sake}, in order that the grace that is increasing through the many may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.

That ploweth

1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, God's building.
Luke 17:7
"And which of you who has a slave plowing or shepherding [sheep] who comes in from the field will say to him, 'Come here at once [and] recline at the table'?
John 4:35
Do you not say, 'There are yet four months and the harvest comes'? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look at the fields, that they are white for harvest already.
2 Timothy 2:6
The farmer who works hard must [be] the first to receive a share of the crops.

General references

Numbers 35:2
"Command the {Israelites} that they give to the Levites from the inheritance of their property cities to live in; and you will give to the Levites pastureland all around the cities.
Matthew 10:31
Therefore do not be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
Romans 4:23
But it was not written for the sake of him alone that it was credited to him,
Galatians 6:6
Now the one who is taught the word must share in all good [things] with the one who teaches.