Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.

Bible References

The arrows

Job 16:12
I was in comfort, but I have been broken up by his hands; he has taken me by the neck, shaking me to bits; he has put me up as a mark for his arrows.
Deuteronomy 32:23
I will send a rain of troubles on them, my arrows will be showered on them.
Psalm 7:13
He has made ready for him the instruments of death; he makes his arrows flames of fire.
Psalm 18:14
He sent out his arrows, driving them in all directions; by his flames of fire they were troubled.
Psalm 21:12
Their backs will be turned when you make ready the cords of your bow against their faces.
Psalm 45:5
Your arrows are sharp in the heart of the king's haters; because of them the peoples are falling under you.
Lamentations 3:12
With his bow bent, he has made me the mark for his arrows.

Drinketh up

Deuteronomy 32:24
They will be wasted from need of food, and overcome by burning heat and bitter destruction; and the teeth of beasts I will send on them, with the poison of the worms of the dust.
Proverbs 18:14
The spirit of a man will be his support when he is ill; but how may a broken spirit be lifted up?
Mark 14:33
And he took with him Peter and James and John, and grief and great trouble came on him.
Mark 15:34
And at the ninth hour, Jesus said in a loud voice, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is, My God, my God, why are you turned away from me?

The terrors

Job 9:17
For I would be crushed by his storm, my wounds would be increased without cause.
Job 30:15
Fears have come on me; my hope is gone like the wind, and my well-being like a cloud.
Job 31:23
For the fear of God kept me back, and because of his power I might not do such things.
Psalm 88:15
I have been troubled and in fear of death from the time when I was young; your wrath is hard on me, and I have no strength.
2 Corinthians 5:11
Having in mind, then, the fear of the Lord, we put these things before men, but God sees our hearts; and it is my hope that we may seem right in your eyes.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain