Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


When I looked for good, then evil came unto me: and when I waited for light, there came darkness.

Bible References

When i looked

Job 3:25
“For what I fear comes upon me,
And what I dread befalls me.
Job 29:18
“Then I thought, ‘I shall die in my nest,
And I shall multiply my days as the sand.
Jeremiah 8:15
We waited for peace, but no good came;
For a time of healing, but behold, terror!
Jeremiah 14:19
Have You completely rejected Judah?
Or have You loathed Zion?
Why have You stricken us so that we are beyond healing?
We waited for peace, but nothing good came;
And for a time of healing, but behold, terror!
Jeremiah 15:18
Why has my pain been perpetual
And my wound incurable, refusing to be healed?
Will You indeed be to me like a deceptive stream
With water that is unreliable?
Micah 1:12
For the inhabitant of Maroth
Becomes weak waiting for good,
Because a calamity has come down from the Lord
To the gate of Jerusalem.


Job 18:6
“The light in his tent is darkened,
And his lamp goes out above him.
Job 23:17
But I am not silenced by the darkness,
Nor deep gloom which covers me.
Psalm 97:11
Light is sown like seed for the righteous
And gladness for the upright in heart.
Isaiah 50:10
Who is among you that fears the Lord,
That obeys the voice of His servant,
That walks in darkness and has no light?
Let him trust in the name of the Lord and rely on his God.