Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Therefore I will not refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.

Bible References

I will not

Job 6:26
My words may seem wrong to you, but the words of him who has no hope are for the wind.
Job 10:1
My soul is tired of life; I will let my sad thoughts go free in words; my soul will make a bitter outcry.
Job 13:13
Keep quiet, and let me say what is in my mind, whatever may come to me.
Job 16:6
If I say what is in my mind, my pain becomes no less: and if I keep quiet, how much of it goes from me?
Job 21:3
Let me say what is in my mind, and after that, go on making sport of me.
Psalm 39:3
My heart was burning in my breast; while I was deep in thought the fire was lighted; then I said with my tongue,
Psalm 40:9
I have given news of righteousness in the great meeting; O Lord, you have knowledge that I have not kept back my words.

The anguish

Genesis 42:21
And they said to one another, Truly, we did wrong to our brother, for we saw his grief of mind, and we did not give ear to his prayers; that is why this trouble has come on us.
2 Kings 4:27
And when she came to where the man of God was on the hill, she put her hands round his feet; and Gehazi came near with the purpose of pushing her away; but the man of God said, Let her be, for her soul is bitter in her; and the Lord has kept it secret from me, and has not given me word of it.
Matthew 26:37
And he took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and became sad and very troubled.
Luke 22:44
And being in great trouble of soul, the force of his prayer became stronger, and great drops, like blood, came from him, falling to the earth.
2 Corinthians 2:4
For out of much trouble and pain of heart and much weeping I sent my letter to you; not to give you sorrow, but so that you might see how great is the love which I have to you.

The bitterness

Job 10:15
That, if I was an evil-doer, the curse would come on me; and if I was upright, my head would not be lifted up, being full of shame and overcome with trouble.
Job 21:25
And another comes to his end with a bitter soul, without ever tasting good.
1 Samuel 1:10
And with grief in her soul, weeping bitterly, she made her prayer to the Lord.
Isaiah 38:15
What am I to say? seeing that it is he who has done it: all my time of sleeping I am turning from side to side without rest.

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