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, virgin daughter of Egypt: in vain do you use many medicines; there is no healing for you.
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
They sat down to eat bread, and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead, with their camels bearing spices and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.
Genesis 43:11
Their father, Israel, said to them, "If it must be so, then do this. Take from the choice fruits of the land in your bags, and carry down a present for the man, a little balm, a little honey, spices and myrrh, nuts, and almonds;

No physician

Matthew 9:11
When the Pharisees saw it, they said to his disciples, "Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?"
Luke 5:31
Jesus answered them, "Those who are healthy have no need for a physician, but those who are sick do.
Luke 8:43
A woman who had a flow of blood for twelve years, who had spent all her living on physicians, and could not be healed by any,

Why

Jeremiah 30:12
For thus says Yahweh, Your hurt is incurable, and your wound grievous.

Recovered

Isaiah 1:5
Why should you be beaten more, that you revolt more and more? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.