Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Though thy beginning was small, yet thy latter end should greatly increase.

Bible References

Thy beginning

Job 42:12
So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning; for he had fourteen thousand sheep and six thousand camels and a thousand yoke of oxen and a thousand she asses.
Proverbs 4:18
But the path of the just is as the light of the morning star, that shines more and more until the day is perfect.
Zechariah 4:10
For who has despised the day of small beginnings? for they shall rejoice, and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel. Those seven are the eyes of the LORD, which run to and fro through the whole earth.
Matthew 13:12
For whosoever has, to him shall be given, and he shall have in abundance; but whosoever has not, from him shall be taken away even that which he has.

Thy latter

Deuteronomy 8:16
who fed thee in the wilderness with manna, a food which thy fathers knew not, afflicting thee and proving thee, to do thee good at thy latter end;
Proverbs 19:20
Hear counsel, and receive chastening that thou may be wise in thy old age.
Zechariah 14:7
but it shall be one day which is known to the LORD, not day, nor night; but it shall come to pass, that at evening time there shall be light.
2 Peter 2:20
Certainly, if having separated themselves from the contaminations of the world, by the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they again entangle themselves therein and are overcome, their latter end is made worse for them than the beginnings.