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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Wherefore

Job 6:9
that God would decide that he would crush me, [that] he would let loose his hand and {kill me}.
Job 7:15
So my inner self will choose strangling-- death more than my {existence}.
Jeremiah 20:18
{Why} did I come out from [the] womb, to see toil, and sorrow, and [to] {end my days in shame}?

Light

Job 3:16
Or [why] was I not hidden like a miscarriage, like infants [who] did not see [the] light?
Job 33:28
He redeemed my life from going down into the pit, so {I will enjoy the light}.'

The bitter

Job 7:15
So my inner self will choose strangling-- death more than my {existence}.
1 Samuel 1:10
She [was] {deeply troubled}, so she prayed to Yahweh and wept bitterly.
2 Kings 4:27
So she came to the man of God at the mountain, and she caught hold of his feet. Then Gehazi came near to push her away, but the man of God said, "Let her alone, for her soul is bitter, and Yahweh has hidden it from me and has not told me."
Proverbs 31:6
Give strong drink to him who is perishing, and wine to those {in bitter distress}.

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Ecclesiastes 4:2
So I deemed the dead who have already died more [fortunate] than the living who are still alive.