Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Then Ezra rose up from before the house of God, and went into the chamber of Johanan the son of Eliashib: and when he came thither, he did eat no bread, nor drink water: for he mourned because of the transgression of them that had been carried away.

The chamber

Bible References

The chamber

Nehemiah 13:5
And he will make for him a great cell, and there before them were given the gifts, the frankincense and the vessels, and the tenth of the grain of the new wine and the new oil, (the command of the Levites, and those singing, and the gate-keepers,) and the oblations of the priests.


Nehemiah 3:1
And Eliashib the great priest will rise up and his brethren the priests, and they will build the sheep gate; they consecrated it, and they will set up its doors, and even to the tower of Meah they consecrated, and even to the tower of Hananeel.
Nehemiah 12:10
And Joshua begat Joiakim, and Joiakim begat Eliashib, and Eliashib begat Joiada,
Nehemiah 13:28
And from the sons of Joiada, son of Eliashib the great priest, was son-in-law to Sanballat the Horonite: and I shall cause him to flee from me.

He did eat

Deuteronomy 9:18
And I shall fall down before Jehovah as at the first; forty days and forty nights I ate not bread and I drank not water on account of all your sins that ye sinned to do evil in the eyes of Jehovah to provoke him
Job 23:12
From the command of his lips and I will not waver; from his law I hid the words of his mouth.
John 4:31
And in the mean time the disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, eat.

He mourned

Ezra 9:4
And to me all will assemble, trembling at the word of the God of Israel for the transgression of the exile; and I sat astonished till the sacrifice of the evening.
Isaiah 22:12
And the Lord Jehovah of armies in that day will call to weeping and to wailing, and to baldness and to girding with sackcloth:
Daniel 9:3
And I will give my face to Jehovah God to seek prayer and supplications, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes: