Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

In the city

Deuteronomy 28:3
“Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the country.
Proverbs 3:33
The curse of the Lord is on the house of the wicked,
But He blesses the dwelling of the righteous.
Isaiah 24:6
Therefore, a curse devours the earth, and those who live in it are held guilty. Therefore, the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men are left.
Isaiah 43:28
“So I will pollute the princes of the sanctuary,
And I will consign Jacob to the ban and Israel to revilement.
Jeremiah 9:11
“I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins,
A haunt of jackals;
And I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant.”
Jeremiah 26:6
then I will make this house like Shiloh, and this city I will make a curse to all the nations of the earth.”’”
Jeremiah 44:22
So the Lord was no longer able to endure it, because of the evil of your deeds, because of the abominations which you have committed; thus your land has become a ruin, an object of horror and a curse, without an inhabitant, as it is this day.
Lamentations 1:1
How lonely sits the city
That was full of people!
She has become like a widow
Who was once great among the nations!
She who was a princess among the provinces
Has become a forced laborer!
Lamentations 2:11
My eyes fail because of tears,
My spirit is greatly troubled;
My heart is poured out on the earth
Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people,
When little ones and infants faint
In the streets of the city.
Lamentations 4:1
How dark the gold has become,
How the pure gold has changed!
The sacred stones are poured out
At the corner of every street.
Malachi 2:2
If you do not listen, and if you do not take it to heart to give honor to My name,” says the Lord of hosts, “then I will send the curse upon you and I will curse your blessings; and indeed, I have cursed them already, because you are not taking it to heart.
Malachi 4:6
He will restore the hearts of the fathers to their children and the hearts of the children to their fathers, so that I will not come and smite the land with a curse.”

In the field

Deuteronomy 28:55
so that he will not give even one of them any of the flesh of his children which he will eat, since he has nothing else left, during the siege and the distress by which your enemy will oppress you in all your towns.
Genesis 3:17
Then to Adam He said, “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat from it’;
Cursed is the ground because of you;
In toil you will eat of it
All the days of your life.
Genesis 4:11
Now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand.
Genesis 5:29
Now he called his name Noah, saying, “This one will give us rest from our work and from the toil of our hands arising from the ground which the Lord has cursed.”
Genesis 8:21
The Lord smelled the soothing aroma; and the Lord said to Himself, “I will never again curse the ground on account of man, for the intent of man’s heart is evil from his youth; and I will never again destroy every living thing, as I have done.
1 Kings 17:1
Now Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the settlers of Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the Lord, the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, surely there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word.”
Jeremiah 14:2
“Judah mourns
And her gates languish;
They sit on the ground in mourning,
And the cry of Jerusalem has ascended.
Lamentations 5:10
Our skin has become as hot as an oven,
Because of the burning heat of famine.
Joel 1:4
What the gnawing locust has left, the swarming locust has eaten;
And what the swarming locust has left, the creeping locust has eaten;
And what the creeping locust has left, the stripping locust has eaten.
Joel 2:3
A fire consumes before them
And behind them a flame burns.
The land is like the garden of Eden before them
But a desolate wilderness behind them,
And nothing at all escapes them.
Amos 4:6
“But I gave you also cleanness of teeth in all your cities
And lack of bread in all your places,
Yet you have not returned to Me,” declares the Lord.
Haggai 1:9
You look for much, but behold, it comes to little; when you bring it home, I blow it away. Why?” declares the Lord of hosts, “Because of My house which lies desolate, while each of you runs to his own house.
Haggai 2:16
from that time when one came to a grain heap of twenty measures, there would be only ten; and when one came to the wine vat to draw fifty measures, there would be only twenty.
Malachi 3:9
You are cursed with a curse, for you are robbing Me, the whole nation of you!

General references

Genesis 4:11
Now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand.
Malachi 3:9
You are cursed with a curse, for you are robbing Me, the whole nation of you!