Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Blessed be the LORD God of our fathers, which hath put such a thing as this in the king's heart, to beautify the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem:

In the king's heart

To beautify

Bible References

Put such

Ezra 6:22
and kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with joy. For LORD had made them joyful, and had turned the heart of the king of Assyria to them, to strengthen their hands in the work of the house of God, the God of Israel.
Nehemiah 2:12
And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me. I neither told any man what my God put into my heart to do for Jerusalem, nor was there any beast with me except the beast that I rode upon.
Nehemiah 7:5
And my God put into my heart to gather together the ranking men, and the rulers, and the people, that they might be reckoned by genealogy. And I found the book of the genealogy of those who came up at the first. And I found written
2 Corinthians 8:16
But thanks to God who gives the same eagerness for you in the heart of Titus.
Hebrews 8:10
Because this is the covenant that I will ordain with the house of Israel after those days, says Lord, giving my laws into their mind, and I will write them on their hearts. And I will be to them for a God, and they will be to me fo
Hebrews 10:16
This is the covenant that I will ordain with them after those days, says Lord, giving my laws on their hearts, and on their minds I will write them,
James 1:17
Every good gift and every perfect endowment is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation nor shadow of turning.
Revelation 17:17
For God gave in their hearts to do his will. Even to do one will, and to give their kingdom to the beast until the words of God would be ended.

In the king's heart

Nehemiah 2:8
and a letter to Asaph the keeper of the king's forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the castle which appertains to the house, and for the wall of the city, and for the house that I shall enter into. And
Proverbs 21:1
The king's heart is in the hand of LORD as the watercourses. He turns it wherever he will.

To beautify

Isaiah 60:13
The glory of Lebanon shall come to thee, the fir tree, the pine, and the box tree together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary. And I will make the place of my feet glorious.

General references

Exodus 35:21
And they came, everyone whose heart stirred him up, and everyone whom his spirit made willing, [and] brought LORD's offering, for the work of the tent of meeting, and for all the service of it, and for the holy garments.
Psalm 102:14
For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and have pity upon her dust.
Psalm 126:3
LORD has done great things for us. We are glad.
Daniel 1:9
Now God made Daniel find kindness and compassion in the sight of the ruler of the eunuchs.