Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


I have said to corruption, Thou art my father: to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister.

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Job 21:32
Yet shall he be brought to the grave, and shall remain in the tomb.
Psalm 16:10
For you will not leave my soul in sheol; neither will you allow your Holy One to see corruption.
Psalm 49:9
That he should still live forever, and not see corruption.
Acts 2:27
Because you will not leave my soul in hades, neither will you allow your Holy One to see corruption.
Acts 13:34
And as concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said in this way, I will give you the sure mercies of David.
1 Corinthians 15:42
So also is the resurrection of the dead. It is sown in corruption; it is raised in incorruption:

To the worm

Job 19:26
And though after my skin is thus destroyed, yet in my flesh shall I see God:
Job 24:20
The womb shall forget him; the worm shall feed sweetly on him; he shall be no more remembered; and wickedness shall be broken as a tree.
Isaiah 14:11
Your pomp is brought down to the grave, and the sound of your harps: the maggot is spread under you, and the worms cover you.

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Ecclesiastes 2:20
Therefore I gave my heart up to despair of all the labor in which I toiled under the sun.
Isaiah 38:10
I said in the cutting off of my days, I shall go to the gates of the grave: I am deprived of the rest of my years.