Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Why do we sit still? assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the defenced cities, and let us be silent there: for the LORD our God hath put us to silence, and given us water of gall to drink, because we have sinned against the LORD.

Bible References


2 Kings 7:3
Now there were four leprous men at the entrance of the gate, and they said one to another, Why do we sit here until we die?


Jeremiah 35:11
But it came to pass, when Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon came up into the land, that we said, Come, and let us go to Jerusalem for fear of the army of the Chaldeans, and for fear of the army of the Syrians. So we dwell at Jerusalem
2 Samuel 20:6
And David said to Abishai, Now will Sheba the son of Bichri do us more harm than did Absalom. Take thou thy lord's servants, and pursue after him, lest he get him fortified cities, and escape out of our sight.


Jeremiah 9:15
Therefore thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold, I will feed them, even this people, with wormwood, and give them water of gall to drink.
Jeremiah 23:15
Therefore thus says LORD of hosts concerning the prophets: Behold, I will feed them with wormwood, and make them drink the water of gall. For from the prophets of Jerusalem ungodliness has gone forth into all the land.
Numbers 5:18
And the priest shall set the woman before LORD, and let the hair of the woman's head go loose, and put the meal-offering of memorial in her hands, which is the meal-offering of jealousy. And the priest shall have in his hand the wa
Deuteronomy 32:32
For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, and of the fields of Gomorrah. Their grapes are grapes of gall, their clusters are bitter.
Psalm 69:21
They also gave me gall for my food, and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
Lamentations 3:19
Remember my affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall.
Matthew 27:34
they gave him vinegar to drink mingled with gall. And having tasted it, he would not drink.