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 will say to Jehovah, My sin is great, above bearing.
Genesis 30:1
And Rachel will see that she shall not bring forth to Jacob, and Rachel will envy her sister, and will say to Jacob, Give me sons, and if not, I die.
1 Samuel 30:6
And it will press upon David greatly, for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was bitter, each for his sons and for his daughters: and David will be strengthened in Jehovah his God.
2 Samuel 13:4
And he will say to him, Wherefore thou so weak, son of the king, in morning by morning? wilt thou not announce to me? and Amnon will say to him, I love Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister.
2 Samuel 17:23
And Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not done, and he will saddle the ass and rise and go to his house to his city, and command his house, and he will strangle himself and die. And he will be buried in the grave of his father.
1 Kings 21:4
And Ahab will come to his house rebellious and angry for the word that Naboth the Jezreelite spake to him: and he will say, I will not give to thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he will lie down upon his bed and turn away his face, and not eat bread.
Proverbs 15:13
A heart of joy will do the face good: and by pains of heart the spirit was dejected.
Proverbs 17:22
A joyful heart shall make good healing: and a dejected spirit shall dry up the bones.
Proverbs 18:14
The spirit of man will sustain his disease; and a dejected spirit who shall lift up?
Jonah 4:9
And God will say to Jonah, Was it well to kindle to thee for the gourd? And he will say, It was well to kindle to me, even to death.
Matthew 27:4
Saying, I have sinned, having delivered up guiltless blood. And they said, What to us? thou shalt see.
Hebrews 12:17
For ye know also afterwards, wishing to inherit the praise, he was disapproved of: for he found no place for a change of mind, although having sought it with tears.

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Matthew 5:4
Happy they suffering: for they shall be comforted.