Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?

Recovered

Bible References

No balm

Jeremiah 46:11
Go up into Gilead, and take balm, O virgin, the daughter of Egypt: in vain shall you use many medicines; for you shall not be cured.
Jeremiah 51:8
Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: wail for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.
Genesis 37:25
And they sat down to eat bread: and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a company of Ishmaelites came from Gilead with their camels bearing spices and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.
Genesis 43:11
And their father Israel said unto them, If it must be so now, do this; take of the best fruits in the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a present, a little balm, and a little honey, spices, and myrrh, nuts, and almonds:

No physician

Matthew 9:11
And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why does your Teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?
Luke 5:31
And Jesus answering said unto them, They that are whole need not a physician; but they that are sick.
Luke 8:43
And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, who had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any,

Why

Jeremiah 30:12
For thus says the LORD, Your bruise is incurable, and your wound is grievous.

Recovered

Isaiah 1:5
Why should you be stricken any more? you will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.