Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And seekest thou great things for thyself? seek them not: for, behold, I will bring evil upon all flesh, saith the LORD: but thy life will I give unto thee for a prey in all places whither thou goest.

Bible References


2 Kings 5:26
And he said to him, Did not my heart go [with thee] when the man turned from his chariot to meet thee? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and oliveyards and vineyards, and sheep and oxen, and men-servants and m
Romans 12:16
thinking the same way toward each other, not thinking on lofty things, but accommodating to the lowly. Become not wise according to yourselves,
1 Corinthians 7:26
I suppose therefore this to be good because of the present distress, that it is good for a man to be this way:
1 Timothy 6:6
But piety with contentment is great gain,
Hebrews 13:5
The Way of life is to be without love of money, being content with the things that are present, for he has said, I will, no, not leave thee, and also, I will, no, not forsake thee.


Matthew 6:25
Because of this I say to you, be not anxious about your life, what ye may eat, or what ye may drink, nor yet for your body, what ye may wear. Is not the life more than the food, and the body than the clothing?

I will bring

Jeremiah 25:26
and all the kings of the north, far and near, one with another, and all the kingdoms of the world, which are upon the face of the earth. And the king of Sheshach shall drink after them.
Genesis 6:12
And God saw the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt, for all flesh had corrupted their way upon the earth.
Isaiah 66:16
For by fire LORD will execute judgment, and by his sword, upon all flesh, and the slain of LORD shall be many.
Zephaniah 3:8
Therefore wait ye for me, says LORD, until the day that I rise up to the prey. For my determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them my indignation, even all my fierce anger. For all the

Thy life

Jeremiah 21:9
He who abides in this city shall die by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence. But he who goes out, and passes over to the Chaldeans who besiege you, he shall live, and his life shall be to him for a prey.
Jeremiah 38:2
Thus says LORD: He who abides in this city shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence, but he who goes forth to the Chaldeans shall live, and his life shall be to him for a prey, and he shall live.
Jeremiah 39:18
For I will surely save thee, and thou shall not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey to thee, because thou have put thy trust in me, says LORD.