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 to a rebellious people, who walk in a way that is not good, after their own thoughts;
Ezekiel 3:19
Yet if you warn the wicked, and he doesn't turn from his wickedness, nor from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity; but you have delivered your soul.
Matthew 17:17
Jesus answered, "Faithless and perverse generation! How long will I be with you? How long will I bear with you? Bring him here to me."
Matthew 23:37
"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets, and stones those who are sent to her! How often I would have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you would not!
John 1:11
He came to his own, and those who were his own didn't receive him.
Romans 10:21
But as to Israel he says, "All day long I stretched out my hands to a disobedient and contrary people."
Galatians 4:11
I am afraid for you, that I might have wasted my labor for you.

Spent

Leviticus 26:20
and your strength will be spent in vain; for your land won't yield its increase, neither will the trees of the land yield their fruit.
2 Corinthians 12:15
I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I loved the less?

Yet

Isaiah 53:10
Yet it pleased Yahweh to bruise him. He has caused him to suffer. When you make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed. He shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of Yahweh shall prosper in his hand.
Psalm 22:22
I will declare your name to my brothers. In the midst of the assembly, I will praise you.
Luke 24:26
Didn't the Christ have to suffer these things and to enter into his glory?"
John 17:4
I glorified you on the earth. I have accomplished the work which you have given me to do.
2 Corinthians 2:15
For we are a sweet aroma of Christ to God, in those who are saved, and in those who perish;
Philippians 2:9
Therefore God also highly exalted him, and gave to him the name which is above every name;
Hebrews 12:2
looking to Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Work

Isaiah 40:10
Behold, the Lord Yahweh will come as a mighty one, and his arm will rule for him. Behold, his reward is with him, and his recompense before him.
Isaiah 62:11
Behold, Yahweh has proclaimed to the end of the earth, "Say to the daughter of Zion, 'Behold, your salvation comes. Behold, his reward is with him, and his recompense before him.'"

General references

Proverbs 8:1
Doesn't wisdom cry out? Doesn't understanding raise her voice?
1 Corinthians 15:14
If Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain, and your faith also is in vain.