Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Have the gates of death been opened unto thee? or hast thou seen the doors of the shadow of death?

Bible References

The gates

Psalm 9:13
Have mercy upon me, O LORD. Behold my affliction from those who hate me, thou who lifts me up from the gates of death
Psalm 107:18
Their soul abhors all manner of food, and they draw near to the gates of death.
Psalm 116:3
The cords of death encompassed me, and the pains of Sheol got hold upon me. I found trouble and sorrow.

The shadow

Job 3:5
Let darkness and the shadow of death claim it for their own. Let a cloud dwell upon it. Let blackness come upon it.
Job 12:22
He uncovers deep things out of darkness, and brings out to light the shadow of death.
Psalm 23:4
Yea, tho I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for thou are with me, thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.
Psalm 107:10
[even] those who sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron,
Amos 5:8
[seek him] who makes the Pleiades and Orion, and turns the shadow of death into the morning, and makes the day dark with night, who calls for the waters of the sea, and pours them out upon the face of the earth (LORD is his name),
Matthew 4:16
the people who dwell in darkness saw a great light, and to those who dwell in the region and shadow of death, light sprang up to them.