Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the men of the city said unto Elisha, Behold, I pray thee, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord seeth: but the water is naught, and the ground barren.

Bible References

My lord seeth

Numbers 12:11
Then Aaron said to Moses, “Oh, my lord, I beg you, do not account this sin to us, in which we have acted foolishly and in which we have sinned.
1 Kings 18:7
Now as Obadiah was on the way, behold, Elijah met him, and he recognized him and fell on his face and said, “Is this you, Elijah my master?”
1 Timothy 5:17
The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

Barren

Exodus 23:26
There shall be no one miscarrying or barren in your land; I will fulfill the number of your days.
Deuteronomy 28:2
All these blessings will come upon you and overtake you if you obey the Lord your God:
Hosea 9:14
Give them, O Lord—what will You give?
Give them a miscarrying womb and dry breasts.