Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But the men who went up with him said, We are not able to go up against the people, for they are stronger than we.
Then when the copy of king Artaxerxes' letter was read before Rehum, and Shimshai the scribe, and their companions, they went in haste to Jerusalem to the Jews, and made them cease by force and power.
Now the prophets, Haggai the prophet, and Zechariah the son of Iddo, prophesied to the Jews who were in Judah and Jerusalem, in the name of the God of Israel, to them.
And Judah said, The strength of the bearers of burdens has become feeble, and there is much rubbish, so that we are not able to build the wall.
The sluggard says, There is a lion outside. I shall be slain in the streets.
The sluggard says, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.
The fear of man brings a snare, but he who puts his trust in LORD shall be safe.
Whatever thy hand finds to do, do with thy might, for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, where thou go.
He who observes the wind shall not sow, and he who regards the clouds shall not reap.