Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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 went after the man of God, and found him, sitting under an oak. And he said unto him - Art, thou, the man of God who came in out of Judah? And he said - I am.
Genesis 21:15
And the water out of the skin was spent, - so she cant the child under one of the shrubs;
John 4:6
Now Jacob's fountain was there. Jesus, therefore, having become toil-worn with the journey, was sitting thus, upon the fountain. 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
But if, in this way, thou art going to deal with me, slay me, I beseech thee, slay, if I have found favour in thine eyes, - and let me not see my grief,
2 Kings 2:11
And it came to pass, as they were going on and on and talking, that lo! there was a chariot of fire, with horses of fire, which parted, those two, asunder, - and Elijah went up in a storm, into the heavens.
Job 3:20
Wherefore give, to the wretched, light? Or, life, to the embittered in soul? -
Jeremiah 20:14
Accursed, be the day on which I was born, - The day when my mother bare me, let it not be blessed!
Jonah 4:3
Now, therefore, O Yahweh, take, I pray thee, my life from me, - for it were better for me, to die, than, to live.
Philippians 1:21
For, unto me - living, is Christ, and, dying, gain.


Amos 6:2
Pass ye over to Calneh, and see, and go on from thence to Hamath the great, - and go down to Gath of the Philistines, are they better than these kingdoms? or their boundary larger than your boundary?
Nahum 3:8
Art thou better than No-amon, who sat among the Nile-streams, waters round about her, - whose fortress was the sea, from the sea, her wall.
Matthew 6:26
Observe intently, the birds of the heaven, - that they neither sow, nor reap, nor gather into barns, and yet, your heavenly Father, feedeth, them: Are no, ye, much better than, they?
Romans 3:9
What then? do we screen ourselves? Not at all! For we have before accused both Jews and Greeks of being, all under sin;