Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn. Doth God take care for oxen?

Bible References

Thou

Deuteronomy 25:4
“Do not muzzle an ox while it treads out grain.
1 Timothy 5:18
For the Scripture says:

Do not muzzle an ox
while it is treading out the grain, and,
the worker is worthy of his wages.

Doth

Numbers 22:28
Then the Lord opened the donkey’s mouth, and she asked Balaam, “What have I done to you that you have beaten me these three times?”
Deuteronomy 5:14
but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. You must not do any work—you, your son or daughter, your male or female slave, your ox or donkey, any of your livestock, or the foreigner who lives within your gates, so that your male and female slaves may rest as you do.
Psalm 104:27
All of them wait for You
to give them their food at the right time.
Psalm 145:15
All eyes look to You,
and You give them their food at the proper time.
Psalm 147:8
who covers the sky with clouds,
prepares rain for the earth,
and causes grass to grow on the hills.
Jonah 4:11
Should I not care about the great city of Nineveh, which has more than 120,000 people who cannot distinguish between their right and their left, as well as many animals?”
Matthew 6:26
Look at the birds of the sky: They don’t sow or reap or gather into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren’t you worth more than they?
Luke 12:24
Consider the ravens: They don’t sow or reap; they don’t have a storeroom or a barn; yet God feeds them. Aren’t you worth much more than the birds?

General references

1 Kings 7:25
It stood on 12 oxen, three facing north, three facing west, three facing south, and three facing east. The reservoir was on top of them and all their hindquarters were toward the center.
Matthew 10:31
So don’t be afraid therefore; you are worth more than many sparrows.
Galatians 6:6
The one who is taught the message must share all his good things with the teacher.

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