Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it hath no stalk: the bud shall yield no meal: if so be it yield, the strangers shall swallow it up.

Bible References


Hosea 10:12
Sow to yourselves for justice, reap ye for the mouth of kindness; break up to you the fallow ground: and the time to seek Jehovah till he shall come and cast justice upon you.
Job 4:8
According to what I saw, they ploughing iniquity and sowing labor shall reap it
Proverbs 22:8
He sowing iniquity shall reap vanity, and the rod of his wrath shall be finished.
Ecclesiastes 5:16
And also this an evil making sick, wholly as he came so shall he go: and what to him he shall labor for the wind?
Galatians 6:7
Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatever a man should sow, that also shall he reap.

It hath

Isaiah 17:11
In the day of thy planting thou shalt hedge in, and in the morning thou shalt make thy seed fruitful: the harvest a heap in the day of thy possession and incurable pain.
Jeremiah 12:13
They sowed wheat and they reaped thorns: they were wearied, they shall not profit; and they were ashamed of your gains from the burning of the anger of Jehovah.

The strangers

Hosea 7:9
Strangers consumed his strength, and he knew not: also grayness of hair was sprinkled upon him, and he knew not
Deuteronomy 28:33
The fruit of thy land and all thy labors, a people which thou knewest not shall eat: and thou wert only oppressed and broken all the days.
Judges 6:3
And it was if Israel sowed, and Midian came up, and Amalek, and the sons of the east, and they came up against him:
2 Kings 13:3
And the anger of Jehovah will kindle against Israel, and he will give them into the hand of Hazael king of Aram, and into the hand of Ben-hadad son of Hazael, all the days.
2 Kings 15:19
Pul, king of Assyria came upon the land; and Menahem will give to Pul a thousand talents of silver, for his hands to be with him to strengthen the kingdom in his hand.