Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Wherefore do I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in mine hand?

Bible References

I take

Job 18:4
One tearing in pieces his own soul in his anger, - For thy sake, shall the earth be forsaken? or the rock be moved out of its place?
Ecclesiastes 4:5
The dullard, claspeth his hands, and consumeth his own flesh.
Isaiah 9:20
And he hath slain on the right, and yet is hungry, And hath eaten on the left, yet are they not satisfied, - Every one, the flesh of his own arm, will they eat:
Isaiah 49:26
Then will I feed thy tormentors with their own flesh, And as with new wine - with their own blood, shall they be drunk, - So shall all flesh, know, that, I - Yahweh, am thy Saviour, And, thy Redeemer, is the Mighty One of Jacob.

And put

Judges 12:3
So, when I saw that thou wast not going to save, then put I my life in my hand, and passed over against the sons of Ammon, and Yahweh delivered them into my hand. Wherefore, then, have ye come up against me this day, to fight against me?
1 Samuel 19:5
And, when he put his life in his hand, and smote the Philistine, and Yahweh wrought a great victory for all Israel, thou sawest, and didst rejoice. Wherefore, then, shouldst thou sin against innocent blood by putting David to death, without cause?
1 Samuel 28:21
And the woman came unto Saul, and, when she saw that he was greatly terrified, she said unto him - Lo! thy handmaid hearkened unto thy voice, and I put my life into my hand, and heard thy words which thou didst speak unto me.
Psalm 119:109
My life, is in my hand continually, Yet, thy law, have I not forgotten.