Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 21:8
David said to Ahimelech, “Now is there not a spear or a sword
on hand? For I brought neither my sword nor my weapons with me, because the king’s matter was urgent.”
Whatever your hand finds to do,
do it with all your might; for there is no activity or planning or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.
in those days as King Ahasuerus
sat on his royal throne which was at the citadel in Susa,
Let the king appoint overseers in
all the provinces of his kingdom that they may gather every beautiful young virgin to the citadel of Susa, to the harem, into the custody of Hegai, the king’s eunuch, who is in charge of the women; and let their cosmetics be given them.
The couriers went out impelled by the king’s command while the decree was
issued at the citadel in Susa; and while the king and Haman sat down to drink, the city of Susa was in confusion.
The words of
Nehemiah the son of Hacaliah.Now it happened in the month Chislev, in the twentieth year, while I was in Susa the capitol,
looked in the vision, and while I was looking I was in the citadel of Susa, which is in the province of Elam; and I looked in the vision and I myself was beside the Ulai Canal.