Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And she said, As the LORD thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse: and, behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die.

But an handful

Bible References

As the lord

1 Kings 17:1
Then Elijah, the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.
1 Samuel 14:39
For, as the LORD lives, who saves Israel, though it be in Jonathan, my son, he shall surely die. But there was not a man among all the people that answered him.
1 Samuel 20:3
And David swore moreover, and said, Thy father certainly knows that I have found grace in thine eyes, and he saith in himself, Let Jonathan not know this lest he be grieved; but truly as the LORD lives and as thy soul lives, there is but a step between me and death.
1 Samuel 25:26
Now, therefore, my lord, as the LORD lives and as thy soul lives, seeing the LORD has withheld thee from coming to shed blood and from avenging thyself with thy own hand, now let thy enemies and those that seek evil to my lord be as Nabal.
1 Samuel 26:10
David said furthermore, As the LORD lives, if the LORD does not smite him or his day comes to die or he descends into battle and perishes,
2 Samuel 15:21
And Ittai answered the king and said, As the LORD lives and as my lord the king lives, for life or for death, wherever my lord the king shall be, there also will thy slave be.
Jeremiah 4:2
And thou shalt swear, The LORD lives, in truth, in judgment, and in righteous ness; and the Gentiles shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory.
Jeremiah 5:2
And if they should say, The LORD lives; surely they swear falsely.

But an handful

2 Kings 4:2
And Elisha said unto her, What shall I do for thee? Tell me what thou hast in the house? And she said, Thy handmaid has nothing in the house except a flask of oil.
Matthew 15:33
Then his disciples say unto him, From where do we have so much bread in the wilderness as to satisfy so great a multitude?

That we may eat it

Genesis 21:16
And she went and sat her down over against him a good way off as it were a bowshot; for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat over against him and lifted up her voice and wept.
Jeremiah 14:18
If I go forth into the field, then behold the slain with the sword! and if I enter into the city, then behold those that are sick with famine! for both the prophet and the priest walked around in circles in the land, and they did not know it.
Lamentations 4:9
Teth Those slain with the sword are better than those slain with hunger; for these pine away, stricken through for want of the fruits of the earth.
Ezekiel 12:18
Son of man, eat thy bread with quaking and drink thy water with trembling and with anxiety
Joel 1:15
Alas for the day! for the day of the LORD is at hand, and it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty.