Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Then I said, I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength for nought, and in vain: yet surely my judgment is with the LORD, and my work with my God.

General references

Bible References

I have laboured

Isaiah 65:2
I have spread out my hands all the day unto a rebellious people, who walk in a way that was not good, after their own thoughts;
Ezekiel 3:19
Yet if thou warn the wicked and he does not turn from his wickedness nor from his wicked way, he shall die for his iniquity; but thou hast delivered thy soul.
Matthew 17:17
Then Jesus answered and said, O unfaithful and crooked generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I suffer you? Bring him here to me.
Matthew 23:37
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that didst kill the prophets and stone those who are sent unto thee, how often I desired to gather thy children together, even as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!
John 1:11
He came unto his own, and his own received him not.
Romans 10:21
And against Israel he says, All day long I have stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people.
Galatians 4:11
I am afraid for you, lest I have bestowed labour upon you in vain.

Spent

Leviticus 26:20
And your strength shall be spent in vain; for your land shall not yield her increase, neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruits.
2 Corinthians 12:15
And I will very gladly spend and be utterly spent for your souls though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.

Yet

Isaiah 53:10
With all this the LORD chose to bruise him; subjecting him to grief. When he shall have offered his soul for atonement, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the will of the LORD shall be prospered in his hand.
Psalm 22:22
I will declare thy name unto my brethren; in the midst of the congregation I will praise thee.
Luke 24:26
ought not the Christ to have suffered these things and to enter (like this) into his glory?
John 17:4
I have clarified thee on the earth; I have finished the work which thou didst give me to do.
2 Corinthians 2:15
For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in those that are saved and in those that perish;
Philippians 2:9
Therefore, God also has highly exalted him and given him a name which is above every name,
Hebrews 12:2
with our eyes fixed on Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who having been offered joy, endured the cross , despising the shame and was seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

Work

Isaiah 40:10
Behold, the Lord GOD will come with a strong hand, and his arm shall rule for him: behold, his reward is with him, and his work before him.
Isaiah 62:11
Behold, the LORD has caused it to be heard unto the end of the earth; Say unto the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy Saviour comes; behold that his reward is with him, and his work before him.

General references

Proverbs 8:1
Doth not wisdom cry, and give her voice to intelligence?
1 Corinthians 15:14
and if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is vain, and your faith is also vain.