Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth.

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Bible References


Proverbs 15:30
The sparkling of bright eyes, rejoiceth the heart, Good news, giveth marrow to the bones.
Proverbs 22:1
More choice, is a name, than great riches, beyond silver and gold, is pleasant grace.
Isaiah 56:5
That I will give unto them - In my house, And within my walls, A sign and a name, better than sons and daughters, - A name age-abiding, will I give him, which shall not be cut off.
Luke 10:20
Notwithstanding, in this, be not rejoicing - that, the spirits, unto you submit themselves; but be rejoicing - that, your names, are inscribed in the heavens!
Hebrews 11:2
For, thereby, well-attested were the ancients.


Ecclesiastes 10:1
Dead flies, cause to stink and ferment, the oil of the perfumer, - More costly than wisdom or honour, is a little folly.
Proverbs 27:9
Oil and perfume, rejoice the heart, the sweetness of one's friend, more than fragrant wood.
Song of Songs 1:3
Like the fragrance of thy precious oils, Oil poured out, is thy name, For this cause, virgins love thee.
Song of Songs 4:10
How beautiful are thy caresses, my sister, bride, - how much more delightful thy caresses, than wine, and the fragrance of thine oils, than all spices:
John 13:2
And, supper, being in progress, the adversary, having already thrust into the heart of Judas son of Simon Iscariot, that he should deliver him up, -

The day

Ecclesiastes 4:2
So, I, pronounced happy the dead, who were, already, dead, - more than the living, who were living, still;
Job 3:17
There, the lawless, cease from raging, and there the toil-worn are at rest:
Isaiah 57:1
The righteous one, hath perished, And not a man, hath taken it to heart - Yea the men of lovingkindness, have been withdrawn No one considering, That from the presence of calamity, hath the righteous been withdrawn.
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that - -if, our earthly tent-dwelling, should be taken down, we have, a building of God, a dwelling not made by hand, age-abiding in the heavens.
Philippians 1:21
For, unto me - living, is Christ, and, dying, gain.
Revelation 14:13
And I heard a voice out of heaven, saying - Write! Happy, the dead who, in the Lord, do die, from henceforth. Yea! (saith the Spirit) that they may rest from their toils, for, their works, do follow with them.

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Genesis 44:7
And they said unto him, Wherefore should my lord speak such words as these? Far be thy servants, from doing such a thing as this!