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 said Aaron unto Moses, - Oh my lord, do not I beseech thee lay upon us sin, although we have made ourselves foolish, and although we have sinned.
1 Kings 18:7
And so it was, as Obadiah was on the road, that lo! Elijah, met him, - and he recognised him, and fell upon his face, and said - Now art, thou, my lord Elijah?
1 Timothy 5:17
Let, the well presiding elders, of double honour, be accounted worthy, especially they who toil in discourse and teaching;

Barren

Exodus 23:26
There shall be nothing casting its young or barren in thy land, - the number of thy days, will I make full.
Deuteronomy 28:2
and all these blessings shall come in upon thee, and reach thee, - because thou dost hearken unto the voice of Yahweh thy God: -
Hosea 9:14
Give them, O Yahweh - what wilt thou give? Give them, a miscarrying womb, and breasts dried up.