Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

As a servant earnestly desireth the shadow, and as an hireling looketh for the reward of his work:

Earnestly desireth

The shadow

Bible References

Earnestly desireth

Psalm 119:131
I opened wide my mouth, and panted, for I longed for thy commandments.
Psalm 143:6
I spread forth my hands to thee. My soul [is] as a weary land for thee. Selah.

The shadow

Jeremiah 6:4
Prepare ye war against her. Arise, and let us go up at noon. Woe to us! For the day declines; for the shadows of the evening are stretched out.