Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build an house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes thereof.

Bible References

Betroth

Deuteronomy 20:6
And what man is there that hath planted a vineyard, and hath not used the fruit thereof? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man use the fruit thereof.
Job 31:10
Then let my wife grind unto another, And let others bow down upon her.
Jeremiah 8:10
Therefore will I give their wives unto others, and their fields to them that shall possess them: for every one from the least even unto the greatest is given to covetousness; from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely.
Hosea 4:2
There is nought but swearing and breaking faith, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery; they break out, and blood toucheth blood.

Build

Job 3:18
There the prisoners are at ease together; They hear not the voice of the taskmaster.
Isaiah 5:9
In mine ears'saith Jehovah of hosts, Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant.
Isaiah 65:21
And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them.
Jeremiah 12:13
They have sown wheat, and have reaped thorns; they have put themselves to pain, and profit nothing: and ye shall be ashamed of your fruits, because of the fierce anger of Jehovah.
Lamentations 5:2
Our inheritance is turned unto strangers, Our houses unto aliens.
Amos 5:11
Forasmuch therefore as ye trample upon the poor, and take exactions from him of wheat: ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink the wine thereof.
Micah 6:15
Thou shalt sow, but shalt not reap; thou shalt tread the olives, but shalt not anoint thee with oil; and the vintage, but shalt not drink the wine.
Zephaniah 1:13
And their wealth shall become a spoil, and their houses a desolation: yea, they shall build houses, but shall not inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, but shall not drink the wine thereof.

General references

Ecclesiastes 3:13
And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labor, is the gift of God.
Isaiah 65:21
And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them.
Lamentations 5:11
They ravished the women in Zion, The virgins in the cities of Judah.