Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And the king said unto Ziba, What meanest thou by these? And Ziba said, The asses be for the king's household to ride on; and the bread and summer fruit for the young men to eat; and the wine, that such as be faint in the wilderness may drink.

For the young

General references

Bible References

What meanest

Genesis 21:29
And Abimelech said to Abraham, What do these seven ewe lambs mean which thou have set by themselves?
Genesis 33:8
And he said, What do thou mean by all this company which I met? And he said, To find favor in the sight of my lord.
Ezekiel 37:18
And when the sons of thy people shall speak to thee, saying, Will thou not show us what thou mean by these?
Judges 5:10
Tell, ye who ride on white donkeys, ye who sit on rich carpets, and ye who walk by the way.
Judges 10:4
And he had thirty sons who rode on thirty donkey colts, and they had thirty cities, which are called Havvoth-jair to this day, which are in the land of Gilead.

For the young

1 Samuel 25:27
And now this present which thy servant has brought to my lord, let it be given to the young men who follow my lord.

That such

2 Samuel 15:23
And all the country wept with a loud voice, and all the people passed over. The king himself also passed over the brook Kidron, and all the people passed over toward the way of the wilderness.
2 Samuel 17:29
and honey, and butter, and sheep, and cheese of the herd, for David, and for the people who were with him, to eat. For they said, The people are hungry, and weary, and thirsty, in the wilderness.
Judges 8:4
And Gideon came to the Jordan, [and] passed over, he, and the three hundred men who were with him, faint, yet pursuing.
1 Samuel 14:28
Then one of the people answered, and said, Thy father strictly charged the people with an oath, saying, Cursed be the man who eats food this day, and the people were faint.
Proverbs 31:6
Give strong drink to him who is ready to perish, and wine to the bitter in soul.

General references

2 Samuel 15:28
See, I will remain at the fords of the wilderness until there comes word from you to report to me.
Proverbs 18:17
He who pleads his case first [seems] just, but his neighbor comes and searches him out.