Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers.

Bible References

Sat down

1 Kings 13:14
And he went after the man of God, and found him sitting under an oak; and he said unto him, Art thou the man of God that camest from Judah? And he said, I am.
Genesis 21:15
And the water in the bottle was spent, and she cast the child under one of the shrubs.
John 4:6
and Jacob's well was there. Jesus therefore, being wearied with his journey, sat thus by the well. It was about the sixth hour.

He requested

1 Kings 19:3
And when he saw that, he arose, and went for his life, and came to Beer-sheba, which belongeth to Judah, and left his servant there.
Numbers 11:15
And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favor in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.
2 Kings 2:11
And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, which parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.
Job 3:20
Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, And life unto the bitter in soul;
Jeremiah 20:14
Cursed be the day wherein I was born: let not the day wherein my mother bare me be blessed.
Jonah 4:3
Therefore now, O Jehovah, take, I beseech thee, my life from me; for it is better for me to die than to live.
Philippians 1:21
For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Better

Amos 6:2
Pass ye unto Calneh, and see; and from thence go ye to Hamath the great; then go down to Gath of the Philistines: are they better than these kingdoms? or is their border greater than your border?
Nahum 3:8
Art thou better than No-amon, that was situate among the rivers, that had the waters round about her; whose rampart was the sea, and her wall was of the sea?
Matthew 6:26
Behold the birds of the heaven, that they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; and your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are not ye of much more value then they?
Romans 3:9
What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we before laid to the charge both of Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin;