Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spake a word unto him: for they saw that his grief was very great.

None spake

Bible References

They sat

Ezra 9:3
When I heard this report, I tore my tunic and robe, pulled out some of the hair from my head and beard, and sat down devastated.
Nehemiah 1:4
When I heard these words, I sat down and wept. I mourned for a number of days, fasting and praying before the God of heaven.
Isaiah 3:26
Then her gates will lament and mourn;
deserted, she will sit on the ground.
Isaiah 47:1
“Go down and sit in the dust,
Virgin Daughter Babylon.
Sit on the ground without a throne,
Daughter Chaldea!
For you will no longer be called pampered and spoiled.

Seven days

Genesis 1:5
God called the light “day,” and He called the darkness “night.” Evening came and then morning: the first day.
Genesis 50:10
When they reached the threshing floor of Atad, which is across the Jordan, they lamented and wept loudly, and Joseph mourned seven days for his father.

None spake

Job 4:2
Should anyone try to speak with you
when you are exhausted?
Yet who can keep from speaking?
Psalm 77:4
You have kept me from closing my eyes;
I am troubled and cannot speak.

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