Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


It came even to pass on the third day, that, behold, a man came out of the camp from Saul with his clothes rent, and earth upon his head: and so it was, when he came to David, that he fell to the earth, and did obeisance.

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The third

Genesis 22:4
In the third day, Abraham will lift up his eyes and will see the place from far
Esther 4:16
Go collect together all the Jews being found in Shushan, and fast ye for me, and ye shall not eat and ye shall not drink three days, night and day also I and my maidens will fast thus and in this I will go in to the king which is not according to the edict; and according to that I perished, I perished.
Esther 5:1
{ And it will be in the third day, Esther will put on dominion, and she will stand in the enclosure of the king's house, the interior before the king's house: and the king will sit upon the throne of his kingdom, in the house of the kingdom, before the door of the house.}
Hosea 6:2
He will revive us after two days: in the third day he will raise us up and we shall live before him.
Matthew 12:40
For as Jonas was in the whale's belly three days and three nights; so shall the Son of man be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights.
Matthew 16:21
From then Jesus began to shew to his disciples, that he must depart to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised in the third day.

A man

2 Samuel 4:10
When he announcing to me, saying, Behold, Saul died; and he was in his eyes as announcing good news; and I shall seize upon him and kill him in Ziklag, which I gave to him for the good news:


Genesis 37:29
And Reuben turned back to the pit; and behold, Joseph not in the pit: and he rent his garments.
Joshua 7:6
And Joshua will rend his garments and will fall upon his face to the earth before the ark of Jehovah even till evening, he and the old men of Israel; and they will lift up dust upon their heads.
1 Samuel 4:12
And a man of Benjamin will run from the array, and he will come to Shiloh in that day; and his garments rent and earth upon his head.
Joel 2:13
And rend your heart and not your garments, and turn back to Jehovah your God: for he is merciful and compassionate, slow of anger and of much kindness, and lamenting on account of the evil.

And earth

2 Samuel 15:32
And it will be David came even to the head where he will worship there to God, and behold, to his meeting, Hushai the Archite, his tunic rent and earth upon his head.
1 Samuel 4:12
And a man of Benjamin will run from the array, and he will come to Shiloh in that day; and his garments rent and earth upon his head.

He fell

2 Samuel 14:4
And the woman, the Tekoite, will speak to the king and fall upon her face to the earth, and worship him, and say, Save, O king!
Genesis 37:7
And behold, we binding sheaves in the midst of the field; and behold, my sheaf arose, and also stood; and behold your sheaves will turn about and will worship to my sheaf.
Genesis 43:28
And they will say, Peace to thy servant to our father, he is yet living: and they will bow down and worship.
1 Samuel 20:41
The boy went, and David rose from the south side, and fell upon his face to the earth, and they will worship three times, and they will kiss each his friend, and they will weep, each with his friend, till David magnified.
1 Samuel 25:23
And Abigail will see David, and will hasten, and will come down from the ass, and fall before David upon her face, and will worship him to the earth.
Psalm 66:3
Say to God, How terrible thy works! in the multitude of thy strength thine enemies shall lie to thee.
Revelation 3:9
Behold, I give of the synagogue of Satan, of them saying themselves to be Jews, and are not, but they lie; behold, I will make them that they come and worship before thy feet, and they should know that I have loved thee.

General references

Genesis 44:13
And they will rend their garments, and will lift up each upon his ass, and will turn back to the city.