Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And he passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Passed

Seven times

General references

Bible References

Passed

John 10:4
When he puts forth all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice.

Bowed

Genesis 18:2
When he lifted up his eyes and looked, behold, three men were standing opposite him; and when he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth,
Genesis 42:6
Now Joseph was the ruler over the land; he was the one who sold to all the people of the land. And Joseph’s brothers came and bowed down to him with their faces to the ground.
Genesis 43:26
When Joseph came home, they brought into the house to him the present which was in their hand and bowed to the ground before him.
Proverbs 6:3
Do this then, my son, and deliver yourself;
Since you have come into the hand of your neighbor,
Go, humble yourself, and importune your neighbor.
Ecclesiastes 10:4
If the ruler’s temper rises against you, do not abandon your position, because composure allays great offenses.
Luke 14:11
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

Seven times

1 Samuel 2:5
“Those who were full hire themselves out for bread,
But those who were hungry cease to hunger.
Even the barren gives birth to seven,
But she who has many children languishes.

General references

Genesis 32:8
for he said, “If Esau comes to the one company and attacks it, then the company which is left will escape.”