Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And Joshua said, Alas, O Lord GOD, wherefore hast thou at all brought this people over Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us? would to God we had been content, and dwelt on the other side Jordan!

Would to

And dwelt

Bible References

Wherefore

Exodus 5:22
So Moses went back to the Lord and asked, “Lord, why have You caused trouble for this people? And why did You ever send me?
Numbers 14:3
Why is the Lord bringing us into this land to die by the sword? Our wives and little children will become plunder. Wouldn’t it be better for us to go back to Egypt?”
2 Kings 3:10
Then the king of Israel said, “Oh no, the Lord has summoned three kings, only to hand them over to Moab.”
Psalm 116:11
In my alarm I said,
“Everyone is a liar.”
Jeremiah 12:1
You will be righteous, Lord,
even if I bring a case against You.
Yet, I wish to contend with You:
Why does the way of the wicked prosper?
Why do all the treacherous live at ease?
Hebrews 12:5
And you have forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons:My son, do not take the Lord’s discipline lightly
or faint when you are reproved by Him,

To deliver

Exodus 14:11
They said to Moses: “Is it because there are no graves in Egypt that you took us to die in the wilderness? What have you done to us by bringing us out of Egypt?
Exodus 17:3
But the people thirsted there for water, and grumbled against Moses. They said, “Why did you ever bring us out of Egypt to kill us and our children and our livestock with thirst?”
Numbers 20:4
Why have you brought the Lord’s assembly into this wilderness for us and our livestock to die here?
Matthew 17:17
Jesus replied, “You unbelieving and rebellious generation! How long will I be with you? How long must I put up with you? Bring him here to Me.”
Mark 8:17
Aware of this, He said to them, “Why are you discussing that you do not have any bread? Don’t you understand or comprehend? Is your heart hardened?

Would to

Exodus 16:3
The Israelites said to them, “If only we had died by the Lord’s hand in the land of Egypt, when we sat by pots of meat and ate all the bread we wanted. Instead, you brought us into this wilderness to make this whole assembly die of hunger!”

And dwelt

Joshua 1:2
“Moses My servant is dead. Now you and all the people prepare to cross over the Jordan to the land I am giving the Israelites.

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