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
And Aaron said unto Moses, Alas, my lord, I beseech thee, lay not the sin upon us, in which we have done foolishly, and we have sinned.
1 Kings 18:7
And as Obadiah was in the way, Elijah met him; and when he recognized him, he fell on his face, and said, Art thou not my lord Elijah?
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders that govern well be counted worthy of double honour, especially those who labour in the word and doctrine.

Barren

Exodus 23:26
No women shall abort, nor be barren, in thy land; the number of thy days I will fulfil.
Deuteronomy 28:2
and all these blessings shall come upon thee and overtake thee when thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.
Hosea 9:14
Give them, O LORD, that which thou must give them; give them a miscarrying womb and dry breasts.