Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And Elisha came again to Gilgal: and there was a dearth in the land; and the sons of the prophets were sitting before him: and he said unto his servant, Set on the great pot, and seethe pottage for the sons of the prophets.

Set on the great pot

Bible References


2 Kings 2:1
And it came to pass, when LORD would take up Elijah by a whirlwind into heaven, that Elijah went with Elisha from Gilgal.
1 Samuel 7:16
And he went from year to year in circuit to Bethel and Gilgal, and Mizpah. And he judged Israel in all those places.
Acts 10:38
Jesus of Nazareth--how God anointed him with Holy Spirit and with power, who passed through doing good, and healing all those who were oppressed by the devil, because God was with him.
Acts 15:36
And after some days Paul said to Barnabas, After returning, surely we could help our brothers in every city in which we proclaimed the word of the Lord, how they fare.

A dearth

2 Kings 8:1
Now Elisha had spoken to the woman, whose son he had restored to life, saying, Arise, and go thou and thy household, and sojourn wherever thou can sojourn, for LORD has called for a famine, and it shall also come upon the land seve
Leviticus 26:26
When I break your staff of bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver your bread again by weight, and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.
Deuteronomy 28:22
LORD will smite thee with consumption, and with fever, and with inflammation, and with fiery heat, and with the sword, and with blight, and with mildew. And they shall pursue thee until thou perish.
2 Samuel 21:1
And there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David sought the face of LORD. And LORD said, It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he put to death the Gibeonites.
Jeremiah 14:1
The word of LORD that came to Jeremiah concerning the drought.
Ezekiel 14:13
Son of man, when a land sins against me by committing a trespass, and I stretch out my hand upon it, and break the staff of the bread thereof, and send famine upon it, and cut off from it man and beast,
Luke 4:25
But in truth I say to you, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the sky was shut up for three years and six months, when a great famine occurred on all the land.

The sons

2 Kings 2:3
And the sons of the prophets who were at Bethel came forth to Elisha, and said to him, Do thou know that LORD will take away thy master from thy head today? And he said, Yes, I know it; hold ye your peace.
1 Samuel 19:20
And Saul sent messengers to take David. And when they saw the company of the prophets prophesying, and Samuel standing as head over them, the Spirit of God came upon the messengers of Saul, and they also prophesied.

Were sitting

Proverbs 8:34
Blessed is the man who hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.
Luke 2:46
And it came to pass after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both hearing them, and questioning them.
Luke 8:35
And they came out to see what happened. And they came to Jesus, and found the man, from whom the demons had gone out, sitting near the feet of Jesus, clothed and in his right mind. And they were afraid.
Luke 10:39
And she was sister to this woman called Mary, who also, having sat at Jesus' feet, was listening to his word.
Acts 22:3
I am indeed a Jewish man, born in Tarsus of Cilicia, but reared in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, reared accurately in the paternal law, being a zealot of God, as ye all are today.

Set on the great pot

Mark 6:37
But having answered, he said to them, Give ye them to eat. And they say to him, After departing, shall we buy loaves of two hundred denarii, and give them to eat?
Mark 8:2
I feel compassion toward the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and do not have what they might eat.
Luke 9:13
But he said to them, Give ye them to eat. And they said, There are for us not more than five loaves and two fishes, unless, after going, we might buy food for all this people.
John 21:5
Therefore Jesus says to them, Children, have ye anything eatable? They answered him, No.