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 prosperous, but he has broken me asunder; he has taken me by my neck and shaken me to pieces and set me up for his mark.
Deuteronomy 32:23
I will heap evils upon them; I will spend my arrows upon them.
Psalm 7:13
He has also prepared for him the weapons of death; he ordains his arrows against the persecutors.
Psalm 18:14
He sent out his arrows and scattered them; he shot out lightnings and destroyed them.
Psalm 21:12
Therefore shalt thou separate them; thou shalt make ready thine arrows upon thy strings against the face of them.
Psalm 38:2
For thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand presses me sore.
Psalm 45:5
Thine arrows, by which the peoples fall under thee, penetrate the heart of the enemies of the king.
Lamentations 3:12
Daleth He has bent his bow and set me as a mark for the arrow.

Drinketh up

Deuteronomy 32:24
They shall be consumed with hunger and devoured with burning heat and with bitter destruction; I will also send the teeth of beasts upon them, with the poison of serpents of the dust.
Psalm 143:7
Hear me speedily, O LORD; my spirit fails; hide not thy face from me lest I be like those that go down into the grave.
Proverbs 18:14
The spirit of man will bear his infirmity, but a broken spirit who can bear?
Mark 14:33
And he takes with him Peter and James and John and began to be alarmed and to be anguished
Mark 15:34
And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?

The terrors

Job 9:17
For he has broken me with a tempest and has multiplied my wounds without cause.
Job 30:15
They have loosed terrors upon me; they fought my will as the wind and my saving health as a cloud that passes.
Job 31:23
For I feared destruction from God, against whose highness I could have no power.
Psalm 88:15
I am afflicted and destitute; from my youth up I have feared thee and been in awe of thee.
2 Corinthians 5:11
Therefore being certain of that terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest unto God, and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.