Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the officers shall speak further unto the people, and they shall say, What man is there that is fearful and fainthearted? let him go and return unto his house, lest his brethren's heart faint as well as his heart.

Bible References

Fearful

Deuteronomy 1:28
Where can we go up? Our brethren have made our hearts melt, saying, “The people are bigger and taller than we; the cities are large and fortified to heaven. And besides, we saw the sons of the Anakim there.”’
Deuteronomy 23:9
“When you go out as an army against your enemies, you shall keep yourself from every evil thing.
Judges 7:3
Now therefore come, proclaim in the hearing of the people, saying, ‘Whoever is afraid and trembling, let him return and depart from Mount Gilead.’” So 22,000 people returned, but 10,000 remained.
Luke 9:62
But Jesus said to him, No one, after putting his hand to the plow and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.”
Acts 15:37
Barnabas wanted to take John, called Mark, along with them also.
Revelation 3:16
So because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of My mouth.
Revelation 21:8
But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”

Lest his brethren's

Numbers 13:31
But the men who had gone up with him said, “We are not able to go up against the people, for they are too strong for us.”
Numbers 14:1
Then all the congregation lifted up their voices and cried, and the people wept that night.
Numbers 32:9
For when they went up to the valley of Eshcol and saw the land, they discouraged the sons of Israel so that they did not go into the land which the Lord had given them.
1 Corinthians 15:33
Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good morals.”

Faint

Deuteronomy 1:28
Where can we go up? Our brethren have made our hearts melt, saying, “The people are bigger and taller than we; the cities are large and fortified to heaven. And besides, we saw the sons of the Anakim there.”’