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 to Gilead and get medicinal ointment, you dear poor people of Egypt. But it will prove useless no matter how much medicine you use; there will be no healing for you.
Jeremiah 51:8
But suddenly Babylonia will fall and be destroyed. Cry out in mourning over it! Get medicine for her wounds! Perhaps she can be healed!
Genesis 37:25
When they sat down to eat their food, they looked up and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead. Their camels were carrying spices, balm, and myrrh down to Egypt.
Genesis 43:11
Then their father Israel said to them, "If it must be so, then do this: Take some of the best products of the land in your bags, and take a gift down to the man -- a little balm and a little honey, spices and myrrh, pistachios and almonds.

No physician

Matthew 9:11
When the Pharisees saw this they said to his disciples, "Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?"
Luke 5:31
Jesus answered them, "Those who are well don't need a physician, but those who are sick do.
Luke 8:43
Now a woman was there who had been suffering from a hemorrhage for twelve years but could not be healed by anyone.

Why

Jeremiah 30:12
Moreover, the Lord says to the people of Zion, "Your injuries are incurable; your wounds are severe.

Recovered

Isaiah 1:5
Why do you insist on being battered? Why do you continue to rebel? Your head has a massive wound, your whole body is weak.

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