Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then they said one to another, We do not well: this day is a day of good tidings, and we hold our peace: if we tarry till the morning light, some mischief will come upon us: now therefore come, that we may go and tell the king's household.
They said one
2 Kings 7:3
Now four men with a skin disease were sitting at the entrance of the city gate. They said to one another, "Why are we just sitting here waiting to die?
"Is it right for you to live in richly paneled houses while my temple is in ruins?
2 Kings 7:6
The Lord had caused the Syrian camp to hear the sound of chariots and horses and a large army. Then they said to one another, "Look, the king of Israel has paid the kings of the Hittites and Egypt to attack us!"
I first decreed to Zion, 'Look, here's what will happen!' I sent a herald to Jerusalem.
How delightful it is to see approaching over the mountains the feet of a messenger who announces peace, a messenger who brings good news, who announces deliverance, who says to Zion, "Your God reigns!"
Look! A herald is running on the mountains! A messenger is proclaiming deliverance: "Celebrate your sacred festivals, O Judah! Fulfill your sacred vows to praise God! For never again will the wicked Assyrians invade you, they have been completely destroyed."
But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid! Listen carefully, for I proclaim to you good news that brings great joy to all the people:
Each of you should be concerned not only about your own interests, but about the interests of others as well.
Some mischief will come upon us
2 Kings 5:26
Elisha replied, "I was there in spirit when a man turned and got down from his chariot to meet you. This is not the proper time to accept silver or to accept clothes, olive groves, vineyards, sheep, cattle, and male and female servants.
"But if you do not do this, then look, you will have sinned against the Lord. And know that your sin will find you out.
Although a righteous person may fall seven times, he gets up again, but the wicked will be brought down by calamity.