Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Bible References


Isaiah 11:2
And the Spirit of LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of LORD.
Isaiah 42:1
Behold, my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights. I have put my Spirit upon him, he will bring forth justice to the Gentiles.
Isaiah 59:21
And as for me, this is my covenant with them, says LORD: My Spirit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed
Matthew 3:16
And when Jesus was immersed, he went up straightaway out of the water. And lo, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and coming upon him.
Luke 4:18
The Spirit of Lord is upon me, because he anointed me to preach good-news to the poor. He has sent me to heal the broken hearted, to proclaim deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to sent forth in deliv
John 1:32
And John testified, saying, I have seen the Spirit descending like a dove out of heaven, and it remained upon him.
John 3:34
For he whom God sent speaks the sayings of God, for God does not give the Spirit by measure.

To preach

Isaiah 52:9
Break forth into joy, sing together, ye waste places of Jerusalem, for LORD has comforted his people. He has redeemed Jerusalem.
Psalm 22:26
The meek shall eat and be satisfied. They shall praise LORD who seek after him. Let your heart live forever.
Psalm 25:9
The meek he will guide in justice, and the meek he will teach his way.
Psalm 69:32
The meek have seen it, and are glad. Ye who seek after God, let your heart live.
Psalm 149:4
For LORD takes pleasure in his people. He will beautify the meek with salvation.
Matthew 5:3
Blessed are the poor in spirit, because the kingdom of the heavens is theirs.
Matthew 11:5
the blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor are proclaimed good-news.
Luke 7:22
And having answered, Jesus said to them, After going, report to John the things that ye saw and heard: the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, the poor are preached good-new

To bind

Isaiah 57:15
For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, also with him who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart o
Isaiah 66:2
For all these things my hand has made, and all these things came to be, says LORD. But to this man I will look, even to him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, and who trembles at my word.
Psalm 34:18
LORD is near to those who are of a broken heart, and saves such as are of a contrite spirit.
Psalm 51:17
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit. A broken and contrite heart, O God, thou will not despise.
Psalm 147:3
He heals the broken in heart, and binds up their wounds.
Hosea 6:1
Come, and let us return to LORD, for he has torn, and he will heal us. He has smitten, and he will bind us up.
2 Corinthians 7:6
Nevertheless God, who encourages the lowly, encouraged us by the arrival of Titus.

To proclaim

Isaiah 42:7
to open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the dungeon, and those who sit in darkness out of the prison-house.
Isaiah 49:9
saying to those who are bound, Go forth to those who are in darkness. Show yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pasture shall be on all bare heights.
Psalm 102:20
to hear the sighing of the prisoner, to loose those who are appointed to death,
Jeremiah 34:8
The word that came to Jeremiah from LORD, after the king Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people who were at Jerusalem, to proclaim liberty to them,
Zechariah 9:11
As for thee also, because of the blood of thy covenant I have set free thy prisoners from the pit in which is no water.
John 8:32
and ye will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.
Acts 26:18
to open their eyes to turn about from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, for them to receive remission of sins and a lot among those who have been sanctified by faith in me.
Romans 6:16
Know ye not, that to what ye present yourselves as bondmen for obedience, ye are bondmen to what ye obey, whether of sin for death, or of obedience for righteousness?
Romans 7:23
but I see a different law in my body-parts, warring against the law of my mind, and taking me captive in the law of sin, which is in my body-parts.
2 Timothy 2:25
in mildness correcting those who oppose. Perhaps God may grant them repentance for recognition of the truth,

General references

Exodus 29:7
Then thou shall take the anointing oil, and pour it upon his head, and anoint him.
Exodus 30:26
And thou shall anoint with it the tent of meeting, and the ark of the testimony,
Exodus 40:12
And thou shall bring Aaron and his sons to the door of the tent of meeting, and shall wash them with water.
Leviticus 2:16
And the priest shall burn the memorial of it, part of the crushed grain of it, and part of the oil of it, with all the frankincense of it. It is an offering made by fire to LORD.
Deuteronomy 15:1
At the end of every seven years thou shall make a release.
Psalm 89:20
I have found David my servant. With my holy oil I have anointed him,
Mark 3:27
But no man, having enter into the house of the strong man, can plunder his goods unless he first binds the strong man, and then he may plunder his house.
John 8:36
If therefore the Son should make you free, ye will truly be free.
John 17:18
Just as thou sent me into the world, so also I sent them into the world.
Acts 5:19
But an agent of Lord opened the prison doors by night, and after leading them out, he said,