Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Is not this the word that we did tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians? For it had been better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should die in the wilderness.

Is not this

For it had

General references

Bible References

Is not this

Exodus 5:21
and they said to them, "May Yahweh look at you, and judge, because you have made us a stench to be abhorred in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of his servants, to put a sword in their hand to kill us."
Exodus 3:9
Now, behold, the cry of the children of Israel has come to me. Moreover I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them.

Let us alone

Hosea 4:17
Ephraim is joined to idols. Leave him alone!
Mark 1:24
saying, "Ha! What do we have to do with you, Jesus, you Nazarene? Have you come to destroy us? I know you who you are: the Holy One of God!"
Mark 5:7
and crying out with a loud voice, he said, "What have I to do with you, Jesus, you Son of the Most High God? I adjure you by God, don't torment me."

For it had

Jonah 4:3
Therefore now, Yahweh, take, I beg you, my life from me; for it is better for me to die than to live."

General references

1 Samuel 8:8
According to all the works which they have done since the day that I brought them up out of Egypt even to this day, in that they have forsaken me, and served other gods, so do they also to you.