Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons.

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How long

1 Samuel 15:11
It repents Me that I have set up Saul to be king. For he has turned back from following Me and has not done My commands. And it grieved Samuel, and he cried out to Jehovah all night.
Jeremiah 7:16
Therefore do not pray for this people, nor lift up cry nor prayer for them, nor make intercession to Me; for I will not hear you.
Jeremiah 11:14
And you, do not pray for this people, nor lift up a cry or prayer for them. For I will not hear them in the time they cry to Me for their trouble.


1 Samuel 16:15
And Saul's servants said to him, Behold now, an evil spirit from God terrifies you.
1 Samuel 13:13
And Samuel said to Saul, You have done foolishly. You have not kept the commandment of Jehovah your God, which He commanded you. For now Jehovah would have established your kingdom on Israel forever.
1 Samuel 15:23
For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idol-worship. Because you have rejected the Word of Jehovah, He has also rejected you from being king!
Jeremiah 6:30
Reprobate silver they call them, because Jehovah has rejected them.
Jeremiah 14:11
Then Jehovah said to me, Do not pray for this people for good.
Jeremiah 15:1
Then Jehovah said to me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before Me, My soul could not be toward this people. Send them out of My sight, and let them go out.
1 John 5:16
If anyone sees his brother sin a sin not to death, he shall ask, and He shall give him life for those that do not sin to death. There is a sin to death, I do not say that he shall pray for it.

Horn with oil

1 Samuel 9:16
Tomorrow about this time I will send you a man out of the land of Benjamin. And you shall anoint him to be leader over My people Israel, so that he may save My people out of the hand of the Philistines. For I have looked on My people because their cry has come to Me.
1 Samuel 10:1
And Samuel took a vial of oil and poured on his head, and kissed him, and said, Is it not because Jehovah has anointed you for a leader over His inheritance?
2 Kings 9:1
And Elisha the prophet called one of the sons of the prophets, and said to him, Bind up your loins and take this box of oil in your hand, and go to Ramoth in Gilead.

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Psalm 89:20
I have found David, My servant; with My holy oil I have anointed him.
Hosea 13:11
I gave you a king in My anger, and took him away in My wrath.
Matthew 2:5
And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judea. For so it is written by the prophet,