Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land and not inhabited.

General references

Bible References


Jeremiah 48:6
Flee, save your lives, and be like the heath in the wilderness.
Job 8:11
Can the rush grow up without mire? Can the meadow grow without water?
Job 15:30
He shall not escape from the darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth he shall perish.
Psalm 1:4
The ungodly are not so but are like the chaff which the wind drives away.
Psalm 92:7
The wicked spring forth as the grass, and all the workers of iniquity blossom, so that they shall be destroyed for ever:
Psalm 129:6
They shall be as the grass upon the housetops, which withers before it grows up,
Isaiah 1:30
For ye shall be as an oak whose leaf falls and as a garden that has no water.

And shall

2 Kings 7:2
Then a captain on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God and said, Behold, if the LORD would make windows in heaven, might this thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat of it.
Job 20:17
He shall not see the rivers, the floods, the brooks of honey and butter.

A salt

Deuteronomy 29:23
and that the whole land thereof is brimstone and salt and burning, that it is not sown, nor shall it produce anything, nor shall any grass grow therein, like in the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboim, which the LORD overthrew in his anger and in his wrath;
Judges 9:45
And Abimelech fought against the city all that day, and he took the city and slew the people that were therein and beat down the city and sowed it with salt.
Ezekiel 47:11
But the miry places thereof and the marshes thereof shall not be healed; they shall be given to salt.
Zephaniah 2:9
Therefore as I live, said the LORD of the hosts, the God of Israel, Surely Moab shall be as Sodom and the sons of Ammon as Gomorrah, even a field of nettles and saltpits and a perpetual desolation; the remnant of my people shall spoil them, and the remnant of my Gentiles shall inherit them.

General references

2 Kings 7:20
And so it happened unto him, for the people trode upon him in the gate, and he died.
Job 8:12
Whilst it is yet in its greenness and not cut down, it withers before any other herb.
Psalm 118:8
It is better to wait upon the LORD than to wait upon man.