Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Which long for death, but it cometh not; and dig for it more than for hid treasures;

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Bible References

Long

Numbers 11:15
And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favor in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.
1 Kings 19:4
But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper-tree: and he requested for himself that he might die, and said, It is enough; now, O Jehovah, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers.
Jonah 4:3
Therefore now, O Jehovah, take, I beseech thee, my life from me; for it is better for me to die than to live.
Revelation 9:6
And in those days men shall seek death, and shall in no wise find it; and they shall desire to die, and death fleeth from them.

Dig

Proverbs 2:4
If thou seek her as silver, And search for her as for hid treasures:

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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;

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