Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


(Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth?

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Bible References

He ascended

Proverbs 30:4
Who has gone up to heaven and come down?
Who has gathered the wind in His hands?
Who has bound up the waters in a cloak?
Who has established all the ends of the earth?
What is His name,
and what is the name of His Son—
if you know?
John 3:13
No one has ascended into heaven except the One who descended from heaven—the Son of Man.
John 6:33
For the bread of God is the One who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.”
John 20:17
“Don’t cling to Me,” Jesus told her, “for I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to My brothers and tell them that I am ascending to My Father and your Father—to My God and your God.”
Acts 2:34
For it was not David who ascended into the heavens, but he himself says:

The Lord declared to my Lord,
‘Sit at My right hand

He also

Genesis 11:5
Then the Lord came down to look over the city and the tower that the men were building.
Exodus 19:20
The Lord came down on Mount Sinai at the top of the mountain. Then the Lord summoned Moses to the top of the mountain, and he went up.
John 6:33
For the bread of God is the One who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.”
John 8:14
“Even if I testify about Myself,” Jesus replied, “My testimony is valid, because I know where I came from and where I’m going. But you don’t know where I come from or where I’m going.
John 16:27
For the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me and have believed that I came from God.

The lower

Psalm 8:5
You made him little less than God
and crowned him with glory and honor.
Psalm 63:9
But those who seek to destroy my life
will go into the depths of the earth.
Psalm 139:15
My bones were not hidden from You
when I was made in secret,
when I was formed in the depths of the earth.
Matthew 12:40
For as Jonah was in the belly of the huge fish three days and three nights, so the Son of Man will be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights.
Hebrews 2:7
You made him lower than the angels
for a short time;
You crowned him with glory and honor

General references

John 6:62
Then what if you were to observe the Son of Man ascending to where He was before?
1 Corinthians 12:7
A demonstration of the Spirit is given to each person to produce what is beneficial:

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