Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:

The inhabitants

General references

Bible References

It is he that sitteth

Isaiah 19:1
The burden of Egypt. Behold, Jehovah rideth upon a swift cloud, and cometh to Egypt; and the idols of Egypt are moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt melteth in the midst of it.
Isaiah 66:1
Thus saith Jehovah: The heavens are my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what is the house that ye will build unto me? and what is the place of my rest?
Psalm 2:4
He that dwelleth in the heavens shall laugh, the Lord shall have them in derision.
Psalm 29:10
Jehovah sitteth upon the flood; yea, Jehovah sitteth as king for ever.
Psalm 68:33
Of him that rideth upon the heavens, the heavens which are of old: lo, he uttereth his voice, a mighty voice.

The inhabitants

Isaiah 40:15
Behold, the nations are esteemed as a drop of the bucket, and as the fine dust on the scales; behold, he taketh up the isles as an atom.
Numbers 13:33
and there have we seen giants the sons of Anak are of the giants and we were in our sight as grasshoppers, and so we were also in their sight.

Stretcheth

Isaiah 42:5
Thus saith God, Jehovah, he that created the heavens and stretched them out, he that spread forth the earth and its productions, he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:
Isaiah 44:24
Thus saith Jehovah, thy Redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb: I am Jehovah, the maker of all things; who alone stretched out the heavens, who did spread forth the earth by myself;
Isaiah 51:13
and forgettest Jehovah thy Maker, who hath stretched out the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; and thou art afraid continually all the day because of the fury of the oppressor, when he prepareth to destroy? And where is the fury of the oppressor?
Job 9:8
Who alone spreadeth out the heavens, and treadeth upon the high waves of the sea;
Job 37:18
Hast thou with him spread out the sky, firm, like a molten mirror?
Job 38:4
Where wast thou when I founded the earth? Declare, if thou hast understanding.
Psalm 102:25
Of old hast thou founded the earth, and the heavens are the work of thy hands:
Psalm 104:2
Covering thyself with light as with a garment, stretching out the heavens like a tent-curtain; --
Jeremiah 10:12
He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his understanding.
Zechariah 12:1
The burden of the word of Jehovah concerning Israel. Thus saith Jehovah, who stretcheth out the heavens, and layeth the foundation of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man within him:
Hebrews 1:10
And, Thou in the beginning, Lord, hast founded the earth, and works of thy hands are the heavens.

General references

Job 26:7
He stretcheth out the north over empty space, he hangeth the earth upon nothing;
Psalm 136:6
To him that stretched out the earth above the waters, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever;