Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.

Household

Greatest

Bible References

Substance

Genesis 12:5
And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they had gathered, and the souls that they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came.
Genesis 13:6
And the land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together: for their substance was great, so that they could not dwell together.
Genesis 34:23
Shall not their cattle and their substance and all their beasts be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.
2 Chronicles 32:29
Moreover he provided him cities, and possessions of flocks and herds in abundance; for God had given him very much substance.

Seven

Job 42:12
So Jehovah blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: And he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she-asses.
Genesis 12:16
And he dealt well with Abram for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he-asses, and men-servants, and maid-servants, and she-asses, and camels.
Numbers 31:32
Now the prey, over and above the booty which the men of war took, was six hundred thousand and seventy thousand and five thousand sheep,
Judges 6:5
For they came up with their cattle and their tents; they came in as locusts for multitude; both they and their camels were without number: and they came into the land to destroy it.
1 Samuel 25:2
And there was a man in Maon, whose possessions were in Carmel; and the man was very great, and he had three thousand sheep, and a thousand goats: and he was shearing his sheep in Carmel.
2 Kings 3:4
Now Mesha king of Moab was a sheep-master; and he rendered unto the king of Israel the wool of a hundred thousand lambs, and of a hundred thousand rams.
Proverbs 10:22
The blessing of Jehovah, it maketh rich; And he addeth no sorrow therewith.

Household

2 Chronicles 26:10
And he built towers in the wilderness, and hewed out many cisterns, for he had much cattle; in the lowland also, and in the plain: and he had husbandmen and vinedressers in the mountains and in the fruitful fields; for he loved husbandry.

Greatest

Job 29:9
The princes refrained from talking, And laid their hand on their mouth;

Men

Judges 6:3
And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east; they came up against them;
Judges 7:12
And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like locusts for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand which is upon the sea-shore for multitude.
Judges 8:10
Now Zebah and Zalmunna were in Karkor, and their hosts with them, about fifteen thousand men, all that were left of all the host of the children of the east; for there fell a hundred and twenty thousand men that drew sword.
1 Kings 4:30
And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east, and all the wisdom of Egypt.

Of the east

Genesis 25:6
But unto the sons of the concubines, that Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts. And he sent them away from Isaac his son, while he yet lived, eastward, unto the east country.
Genesis 29:1
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came to the land of the children of the east.
Numbers 23:7
And he took up his parable, and said, From Aram hath Balak brought me, The king of Moab from the mountains of the East: Come, curse me Jacob, And come, defy Israel.

General references

Genesis 13:2
And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.
Genesis 41:49
And Joseph laid up grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left off numbering; for it was without number.
Deuteronomy 8:13
and when thy herds and thy flocks multiply, and thy silver and thy gold is multiplied, and all that thou hast is multiplied;