Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul;

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Bible References

Wherefore

Job 6:9
Even that it would please God to crush me; That he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!
Job 7:15
So that my soul chooseth strangling, And death rather than these my bones.
Jeremiah 20:18
Wherefore came I forth out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

Light

Job 3:16
Or as a hidden untimely birth I had not been, As infants that never saw light.
Job 33:28
He hath redeemed my soul from going into the pit, And my life shall behold the light.

The bitter

Job 7:15
So that my soul chooseth strangling, And death rather than these my bones.
1 Samuel 1:10
And she was in bitterness of soul, and prayed unto Jehovah, and wept sore.
2 Kings 4:27
And when she came to the man of God to the hill, she caught hold of his feet. And Gehazi came near to thrust her away; but the man of God said, Let her alone: for her soul is vexed within her; and Jehovah hath hid it from me, and hath not told me.
Proverbs 31:6
Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, And wine unto the bitter in soul:

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Ecclesiastes 4:2
Wherefore I praised the dead that have been long dead more than the living that are yet alive;