Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Put ye in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe: come, get you down; for the press is full, the fats overflow; for their wickedness is great.

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Bible References

The sickle

Deuteronomy 16:9
Seven weeks, shalt thou count unto thee, - from the beginning of thrusting in the sickle into the standing corn, shalt thou begin to count, seven weeks.
Mark 4:29
but, as soon as the fruit yieldeth itself up, straightway, he sendeth forth the sickle, because standing by is the harvest. -
Revelation 14:15
And, another messenger, came forth out of the sanctuary, crying out with a loud voice, unto him that was sitting upon the cloud - Thrust in thy sickle, and reap; because the hour to reap is come, because the harvest of the earth is ripe.

The harvest

Jeremiah 51:33
For, thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, God of Israel, The daughter of Babylon, is like a threshing, floor at the time of treading her: Yet a little, and the time of harvest shall overtake her.
Hosea 6:11
Judah too! a harvest is appointed for thee, - in that I will bring back the captivity of my people.
Matthew 13:39
And, the enemy that sowed them, is the adversary, and, the harvest, is, the conclusion of an age, and, the reapers, are, messengers.

For the press

Isaiah 63:3
A winepress, have I trodden, alone, And of the peoples, there was no man with me. So I trod them down in mine anger, And trampled upon then, in mine indignation, - And their life-blood besprinkled my garments, And all mine apparel, I defiled;
Lamentations 1:15
My Lord, hath flouted at all my magnates, in my midst, He hath called against me a host, to crush my young men, - A winepress, hath My Lord trodden, to the virgin, the daughter of Judah.
Revelation 14:17
And, another messenger, came forth out of the sanctuary that is in heaven, - he also, having a sharp sickle.

For their

Genesis 13:13
Now, the men of Sodom were base and sinful, - against Yahweh, exceedingly.
Genesis 15:16
And, in the fourth generation, shall they return hither, - for not complete, is the iniquity of the Amorites, as yet,
Genesis 18:20
So Yahweh said, The outcry of Sodom and Gomorrah, because it hath become great, - And their sin, because it hath become exceeding grievous,

General references

Joel 2:24
So shall the threshing-floors, be filled, with corn, - and the vats, overflow, with new wine and oil.