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
Do ye imagine to reprove words? The speeches of one that is desperate are indeed for the wind.
Job 10:1
My soul is weary of my life: I will give free course to my complaint; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
Job 13:13
Hold your peace from me, and I will speak, and let come on me what will!
Job 16:6
If I speak, my pain is not assuaged; and if I forbear, what am I eased?
Job 21:3
Suffer me and I will speak; and after I have spoken, mock on!
Psalm 39:3
My heart burned within me; the fire was kindled in my musing: I spoke with my tongue,
Psalm 40:9
I have published righteousness in the great congregation: behold, I have not withheld my lips, Jehovah, thou knowest.

The anguish

Genesis 42:21
Then they said one to another, We are indeed guilty concerning our brother, whose anguish of soul we saw when he besought us, and we did not hearken; therefore this distress is come upon us.
2 Kings 4:27
And she came to the man of God to the mountain, and caught him by the feet; and Gehazi drew near to thrust her away; but the man of God said, Let her alone, for her soul is troubled within her, and Jehovah has hidden it from me, and has not told me.
Matthew 26:37
And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful and deeply depressed.
Luke 22:44
And being in conflict he prayed more intently. And his sweat became as great drops of blood, falling down upon the earth.
2 Corinthians 2:4
For out of much tribulation and distress of heart I wrote to you, with many tears; not that ye may be grieved, but that ye may know the love which I have very abundantly towards you.

The bitterness

Job 10:15
If I were wicked, woe unto me! and righteous, I will not lift up my head, being so full of shame, and beholding mine affliction; --
Job 21:25
And another dieth in bitterness of soul, and hath not tasted good:
1 Samuel 1:10
and she was in bitterness of soul, and prayed to Jehovah, and wept much.
Isaiah 38:15
What shall I say? He hath both spoken unto me, and himself hath done it. I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.