Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

Necessary food

Bible References


John 6:66
Because of what he said, a number of the disciples went back and would no longer go with him.
John 8:31
Then Jesus said to the Jews who had faith in him, If you keep my word, then you are truly my disciples;
Acts 14:22
Making strong the souls of the disciples, saying to them that they were to keep the faith, and that we have to go through troubles of all sorts to come into the kingdom of God.
Hebrews 10:38
But the upright man will be living by his faith; and if he goes back, my soul will have no pleasure in him.
1 John 2:19
They went out from us but they were not of us; if they had been of us they would still be with us: but they went out from us so that it might be made clear that they were not of us.

I have esteemed

Job 22:22
Be pleased to take teaching from his mouth, and let his words be stored up in your heart.
Psalm 19:9
The fear of the Lord is clean, and has no end; the decisions of the Lord are true and full of righteousness.
Psalm 119:11
I have kept your sayings secretly in my heart, so that I might do no sin against you.
Jeremiah 15:16
But to me your word is a joy, making my heart glad; for I am named by your name, O Lord God of armies.
John 4:32
But he said to them, I have food of which you have no knowledge.
1 Peter 2:2
Be full of desire for the true milk of the word, as babies at their mothers' breasts, so that you may go on to salvation;

Necessary food

Luke 12:42
And the Lord said, Who then is the wise and responsible servant whom his lord will put in control of his family, to give them their food at the right time?

General references

Genesis 24:33
And meat was put before him, but he said, I will not take food till I have made my business clear to you. And they said, Do so.
Proverbs 2:10
For wisdom will come into your heart, and knowledge will be pleasing to your soul;
Matthew 6:11
Give us this day bread for our needs.

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