Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For the bed is shorter than that a man can stretch himself on it: and the covering narrower than that he can wrap himself in it.

Bible References

The bed

Isaiah 57:12
"I will declare your righteousness and your deeds, But they will not profit you.
Isaiah 59:5
They hatch adders' eggs and weave the spider's web; He who eats of their eggs dies, And from that which is crushed a snake breaks forth.
Isaiah 64:6
For all of us have become like one who is unclean, And all our righteous deeds are like a filthy garment; And all of us wither like a leaf, And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.
Isaiah 66:3
"But he who kills an ox is like one who slays a man; He who sacrifices a lamb is like the one who breaks a dog's neck; He who offers a grain offering is like one who offers swine's blood; He who burns incense is like the one who blesses an idol As they have chosen their own ways, And their soul delights in their abominations,
Jeremiah 7:8
"Behold, you are trusting in deceptive words to no avail.
Romans 9:30
What shall we say then? That Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, attained righteousness, even the righteousness which is by faith;
1 Corinthians 1:18
For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.