Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Woe is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have neither lent on usury, nor men have lent to me on usury; yet every one of them doth curse me.

General references

Bible References

My

Jeremiah 20:14
May the day I was born
be cursed.
May the day my mother bore me
never be blessed.

A man

Jeremiah 15:20
Then I will make you a fortified wall of bronze
to this people.
They will fight against you
but will not overcome you,
for I am with you
to save you and deliver you.
This is the Lord’s declaration.
Jeremiah 1:18
Today, I am the One who has made you a fortified city, an iron pillar, and bronze walls against the whole land—against the kings of Judah, its officials, its priests, and the population.
Jeremiah 20:7
You deceived me, Lord, and I was deceived.
You seized me and prevailed.
I am a laughingstock all the time;
everyone ridicules me.
1 Kings 18:17
When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab said to him, “Is that you, you destroyer of Israel?”
1 Kings 21:20
Ahab said to Elijah, “So, you have caught me, my enemy.”He replied, “I have caught you because you devoted yourself to do what is evil in the Lord’s sight.
1 Kings 22:8
The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is still one man who can ask Yahweh, but I hate him because he never prophesies good about me, but only disaster. He is Micaiah son of Imlah.”“The king shouldn’t say that!” Jehoshaphat replied.
Psalm 120:5
What misery that I have stayed in Meshech,
that I have lived among the tents of Kedar!
Ezekiel 2:6
“But you, son of man, do not be afraid of them or their words, though briers and thorns are beside you and you live among scorpions. Don’t be afraid of their words or be discouraged by the look on their faces, for they are a rebellious house.
Ezekiel 3:7
But the house of Israel will not want to listen to you because they do not want to listen to Me. For the whole house of Israel is hardheaded and hardhearted.
Matthew 10:21
“Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child. Children will even rise up against their parents and have them put to death.
Matthew 24:9
“Then they will hand you over for persecution, and they will kill you. You will be hated by all nations because of My name.
Luke 2:34
Then Simeon blessed them and told His mother Mary: “Indeed, this child is destined to cause the fall and rise of many in Israel and to be a sign that will be opposed
Acts 16:20
Bringing them before the chief magistrates, they said, “These men are seriously disturbing our city. They are Jews
Acts 17:6
When they did not find them, they dragged Jason and some of the brothers before the city officials, shouting, “These men who have turned the world upside down have come here too,
Acts 19:8
Then he entered the synagogue and spoke boldly over a period of three months, engaging in discussion and trying to persuade them about the things of the kingdom of God.
Acts 28:22
But we would like to hear from you what you think. For concerning this sect, we are aware that it is spoken against everywhere.”
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think God has displayed us, the apostles, in last place, like men condemned to die: We have become a spectacle to the world and to angels and to men.

I have

Exodus 22:25
“If you lend money to My people, to the poor person among you, you must not be like a moneylender to him; you must not charge him interest.
Deuteronomy 23:19
“Do not charge your brother interest on money, food, or anything that can earn interest.
Nehemiah 5:1
There was a widespread outcry from the people and their wives against their Jewish countrymen.
Psalm 15:5
who does not lend his money at interest
or take a bribe against the innocent
the one who does these things will never be moved.

Curse

Psalm 109:28
Though they curse, You will bless.
When they rise up, they will be put to shame,
but Your servant will rejoice.
Proverbs 26:2
Like a flitting sparrow or a fluttering swallow,
an undeserved curse goes nowhere.
Matthew 5:44
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
Luke 6:22
You are blessed when people hate you,
when they exclude you, insult you,
and slander your name as evil
because of the Son of Man.

General references

Exodus 22:25
“If you lend money to My people, to the poor person among you, you must not be like a moneylender to him; you must not charge him interest.
Jeremiah 20:14
May the day I was born
be cursed.
May the day my mother bore me
never be blessed.

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