Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted; and he said, For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him.

Bible References

His daughters

Genesis 31:43
Then Laban replied to Jacob, “The daughters are my daughters, and the children are my children, and the flocks are my flocks, and all that you see is mine. But what can I do this day to these my daughters or to their children whom they have borne?
Genesis 35:22
It came about while Israel was dwelling in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father’s concubine, and Israel heard of it.Now there were twelve sons of Jacob—

Rose up

2 Samuel 12:17
The elders of his household stood beside him in order to raise him up from the ground, but he was unwilling and would not eat food with them.
Job 2:11
Now when Job’s three friends heard of all this adversity that had come upon him, they came each one from his own place, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite; and they made an appointment together to come to sympathize with him and comfort him.
Psalm 77:2
In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord;
In the night my hand was stretched out without weariness;
My soul refused to be comforted.
Jeremiah 31:15
Thus says the Lord,
A voice is heard in Ramah,
Lamentation and bitter weeping.
Rachel is weeping for her children;
She refuses to be comforted for her children,
Because they are no more.”

For i

Genesis 42:31
But we said to him, ‘We are honest men; we are not spies.
Genesis 44:29
If you take this one also from me, and harm befalls him, you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow.’
Genesis 45:28
Then Israel said, “It is enough; my son Joseph is still alive. I will go and see him before I die.”