Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and went northward, and said unto Jephthah, Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go with thee? we will burn thine house upon thee with fire.

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Bible References

Wherefore

Judges 8:1
And the men of Ephraim said unto him, Why hast thou served us thus that thou didst not call us when thou didst go to fight against Midian? And they chided with him sharply.
2 Samuel 19:41
And, behold, all the men of Israel came to the king and said unto the king, Why have our brethren the men of Judah, stolen thee away and have brought the king and his household and all David's men with him, over the Jordan?
Psalm 109:4
They have responded to my love by becoming my adversaries, but I give myself unto prayer.
Ecclesiastes 4:4
Again, I considered all travail and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbour. This is also vanity and vexation of spirit.
John 10:32
Jesus answered them, Many good works have I showed you from my Father; for which of those works do ye stone me?

We will burn

Judges 14:15
And it came to pass on the seventh day that they said unto Samson's wife, Entice thy husband that he may declare unto us this enigma lest we burn thee and thy father's house with fire. Have ye called us here to impoverish us?
Judges 15:6
Then the Philistines said, Who has done this? And they answered, Samson, the son-in-law of the Timnite, because he had taken his wife and given her to his companion. And the Philistines came up and burnt her and her father with fire.
Proverbs 27:3
A stone is heavy and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.
James 3:16
For where there is envy and contention, there is confusion and every perverse work.
James 4:1
Where do the wars and disputes come from among you? From here that is to say, of your lusts which fight in your members?

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Proverbs 26:4
Never answer a fool according to his folly lest thou also be like unto him.
Mark 3:24
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot remain.