Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


I was at ease, but he hath broken me asunder: he hath also taken me by my neck, and shaken me to pieces, and set me up for his mark.

By my neck

Bible References

At ease

Job 1:2
And seven sons and three daughters will be born to him.
Job 3:26
I was not secure, and I rested not, and I was not quiet; and trouble will come.
Job 29:3
In his causing his light to shine upon my head, before his light I shall go through darkness;

Broken me

Job 4:10
The roaring of the lion, and the voice of the lion, and the teeth of the young lions were broken.
Psalm 44:19
For thou didst crush us in the place of jackals, and thou wilt cover over us with the shadow of death.
Lamentations 3:4
He wasted away my flesh and my skin; he broke my bones.
Matthew 21:44
And he falling upon this stone shall be crushed: but upon whomsoever it should fall, it shall winnow him.

By my neck

Job 15:26
He will run against him upon the neck, upon the thicknesses of his shields:
Romans 16:4
Who for my soul have laid down their own necks: to whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the nations.


Lamentations 3:11
He turned aside my ways and he will tear me in pieces: he set me a desolation.
Ezekiel 29:7
In their taking hold upon thee by the hand, thou wilt run and rend for them all the shoulder: and in their leaning upon thee, thou: wilt break, and because to them the loins to stand.

Set me up

Job 7:12
Am I the sea, or a dragon, that thou wilt set a watch over me?
Lamentations 3:12
He bent his bow, he will set me up as a mark for the arrow.