Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.

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The sorrow

Genesis 4:13
And Cain said unto Yahweh - Greater is my punishment than I can bear.
Genesis 30:1
And Rachel saw she had borne no children unto Jacob, so Rachel became envious of her sister, - and said unto Jacob, Come! give me children, or else, I die.
1 Samuel 30:6
And David was in sore distress, for the people had spoken of stoning him, because the souls of all the people were embittered, every man for his own sons and for his own daughters, - but David emboldened himself in Yahweh his God.
2 Samuel 13:4
So he said to him, - Why art thou looking so wretched - a king's son too - morning by morning? Wilt thou not tell me? And Amnon said to him, With Tamar, my brother Absolom's sister, am I in love.
2 Samuel 17:23
Now, when, Ahithophel, saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his ass, and arose and went unto his own house, unto his own city, and gave charge unto his household, and hanged himself, and died, and was buried in the grave of his father.
1 Kings 21:4
So Ahab came into his house, sullen and disturbed, because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken unto him, that he should have said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. So he laid him down upon his bed, and turned away his face, and did eat no food.
Proverbs 15:13
A joyful heart, maketh a pleasing countenance, - but, in sorrow of heart, is a stricken spirit.
Proverbs 17:22
A joyful heart, worketh an excellent cure, - but, a stricken spirit, drieth up the bone.
Proverbs 18:14
The spirit of a man, sustaineth his sickness, but, a dejected spirit, who can bear it?
Jonah 4:9
Then said God unto Jonah, Art thou rightly angry over the gourd? And he said, I am rightly angry, unto death.
Matthew 27:4
saying - I have sinned, in delivering up righteous blood. But, they, said - What is that to us? thou, shalt see to it for thyself.
Hebrews 12:17
For ye know that, afterwards - when he even wished to inherit the blessing, he was rejected; for, place of repentance, found he none, even though, with tears, he diligently sought it.

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Matthew 5:4
Happy, they who mourn; for, they, shall be comforted: