Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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 the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me and that which I was afraid of is come unto me.
Job 29:18
Then I said, I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the sand.
Jeremiah 8:15
We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, and behold trouble!
Jeremiah 14:19
Hast thou utterly rejected Judah? Hath thy soul loathed Zion? Why didst thou cause us to be smitten when no healing remains for us? We waited for peace, and there was no good; and for the time of healing, and behold trouble!
Jeremiah 15:18
Why was my pain perpetual and my wound incurable, which refuses to be healed? Wilt thou be altogether unto me as a liar and as waters that fail?
Micah 1:12
For the inhabitant of Maroth was pained because of good; therefore evil came down from the LORD unto the gate of Jerusalem.

Light

Job 18:6
The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his lamp shall be put out with him.
Job 23:17
Why was I not cut off before the darkness, neither has he covered my face with the darkness.
Psalm 97:11
Light is sown for the righteous and gladness for the upright in heart.
Isaiah 50:10
Who is among you that fears the LORD? Hearken unto the voice of his slave. He who walked in darkness and had no light; let him trust in the name of the LORD and stay upon his God.