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.

General references

Bible References

The sickle

Deuteronomy 16:9
Seven weeks shalt thou number to thee: from the beginning of the sickle upon the standing grain, thou shalt begin to number seven weeks.
Mark 4:29
But when the fruit should yield, quickly he sends the sickle, for the harvest is brought forward.
Revelation 14:15
And another angel went forth out of the temple, crying with a great voice to him sitting upon the cloud, Send thy sickle, and reap: for the hour has come to thee to reap; for the earth's harvest was dried up.

The harvest

Jeremiah 51:33
For thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel: the daughter of Babel is as a threshing-floor, the time of her treading; yet a little while and the time of harvest coming to her.
Hosea 6:11
Also, O Judah, he set a harvest for thee in my turning back the captivity of my people.
Matthew 13:39
And the enemy having sowed them is the devil; and the harvest is the end of time; and the reapers are the messengers.

For the press

Isaiah 63:3
I trod the wine-press alone; and from the people not a man with me: and I will tread them down in my wrath, and I will trample them in mine anger, and their juice shall be sprinkled upon my garment, and I will stain all my vestment
Lamentations 1:15
Jehovah contemned all my mighty ones in my midst: he called an appointment upon me to break my chosen ones: Jehovah trod the wine-press to the virgin, the daughter of Judah.
Revelation 14:17
And another angel came forth out of the temple which in heaven, the same also having a sharp sickle.

For their

Genesis 13:13
And the men of Sodom were evil and sinful before Jehovah exceedingly.
Genesis 15:16
And the fourth generation they shall turn back hither: for the crime of the Amorite has not been completed till now.
Genesis 18:20
And Jehovah will say, The cry of Sodom and Gomorrah became great, and because their sin was exceedingly heavy,

General references

Joel 2:24
And the threshing-floors were filled with grain, and the wine-vats overflowed with new wine and new oil.