Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.

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Acts 23:21
Therefore thou shouldest not be persuaded by them: for more than forty men of them lie in wait for him, who anathematized themselves, neither to eat or drink till they should kill him: and now are they prepared, expecting a promise from thee.
Acts 25:3
Asking favor against him, that he might send for him to Jerusalem, making an ambuscade to kill him in the way.
Psalm 2:1
Wherefore did the nations rage, and the peoples will meditate emptiness?
Psalm 64:2
Thou wilt cover me from the consultation of evil ones; from the crowd of the workers of vanity:
Isaiah 8:9
Make friendship, ye peoples, and be broken in pieces; and give ear, every land from afar; be girded and be broken in pieces; be girded and be broken in pieces.
Jeremiah 11:19
And I as a gentle lamb being brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that against me they purposed purposes: We will destroy the tree with its food, and we will cut him off from the land of the living, and his name shall no more be remembered.
Matthew 26:4
And they counselled together, that they might obtain Jesus by stratagem, and might kill.


1 Kings 19:2
And Jezebel will send a messenger to Elijah, saying, Thus will God do and thus will he add that according to the time to-morrow I will set thy soul as the soul of one of them.
2 Kings 6:31
And he will say, Thus will God do to me, and thus will he add, if the head of Elisha son of Shaphat, shall stand upon him this day.
Matthew 27:25
And all the people having answered, said, His blood upon us, and upon our children.
Mark 6:23
And he swore to her, That whatever thou shouldest ask, I will give thee, even to half my kingdom.

Under a curse

Leviticus 27:29
Every thing consecrated which shall be consecrated from man, shall not be redeemed: dying, it shall die.
Joshua 6:26
And Joshua will swear in that time, saying, Cursed the man before Jehovah who shall rise up and build this city Jericho: in his first-born he shall lay its foundation and in his younger he shall set up its doors.
Joshua 7:1
And the sons of Israel will transgress a transgression in the devoted thing: and Achan, son of Carmi son of Zabdi, son of Zerah to the tribe; of Judah, will take from the devoted thing: and the anger of Jehovah will kindle against the sons of Israel
Nehemiah 10:29
Holding upon their brethren, their mighty ones, and coming into a curse, and into an oath, to go in the law of God which was given by the hand of Moses the servant of God, and to watch and to do all the command of Jehovah our Lord, and his judgments and his ordinances;
Matthew 26:74
Then began he to anathematize, and to swear, That I know not the man: and quickly the cock uttered a sound.
Galatians 3:13
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law, having been a curse for us: for it has been written, Cursed every one hanging upon a tree:

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Jeremiah 11:9
And Jehovah will say to me, A conspiracy was found in the men of Judah, and in the inhabitants of Jerusalem.