Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Then Abigail made haste, and took two hundred loaves, and two bottles of wine, and five sheep ready dressed, and five measures of parched corn, and an hundred clusters of raisins, and two hundred cakes of figs, and laid them on asses.


General references

Bible References

Made haste

1 Samuel 25:34
Nevertheless, by the life of Yahweh, God of Israel, who hath restrained me from harming, thee, surely, except thou hadst hastened and come to meet me, there had not been left unto Nabal, by the light of the morning, so much as a little boy.
Numbers 16:46
Then said Moses unto Aaron - Take the censer and place thereon fire, from off the altar, and put incense thereon , and, going quickly into the assembly, put a propitiatory-covering over them, - for wrath hath gone forth from before Yahweh the plague, hath begun.
Proverbs 6:4
Do not give sleep to thine eyes, or slumber to thine eyelashes;
Matthew 5:25
Be making agreement with thine adversary, quickly, while thou art with him, in the way, - lest once thine adversary deliver thee up unto the judge, and the judge, unto the officer, and, into prison, thou be cast.

Took two

Genesis 32:13
And he tarried there that night, and took of that which came to his hand a present for Esau his brother:
Genesis 43:11
Then Israel their father said unto them - If so, then do this, - Take of the song of the land in your vessels, and carry down to the man a present, - A little balsam and a little honey, tragacanth gum and cistus gum, pistachio nuts, and almonds.
2 Samuel 17:28
brought, sleeping rugs, and basins, and earthen vessels, and wheat and barley, and meal and roasted corn, - and beans and lentils, and parched pulse;
Proverbs 18:16
The gift of a man, maketh room for him, and, before great men, setteth him down.
Proverbs 21:14
A gift in secret, quencheth anger, and, a present in the bosom, mighty wrath.


2 Samuel 16:1
Now, David, had passed on but a little from the summit, when lo! Ziba, servant of Mephibosheth, met him, - with a couple of asses saddled, and, upon them, two hundred cakes of bread, and one hundred cakes of raisins, and one hundred summer fruits, and a skin of wine.

General references

Proverbs 31:12
She doeth him good and not evil, all the days of her life: