Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Or those eighteen, upon whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think ye that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem?

Bible References

In siloam

Nehemiah 3:15
Shallum the son of Col-hozeh, the official of the district of Mizpah, repaired the Fountain Gate. He built it, covered it and hung its doors with its bolts and its bars, and the wall of the Pool of Shelah at the king’s garden as far as the steps that descend from the city of David.
John 9:7
and said to him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam” (which is translated, Sent). So he went away and washed, and came back seeing.

Fell

1 Kings 20:30
But the rest fled to Aphek into the city, and the wall fell on 27,000 men who were left. And Ben-hadad fled and came into the city into an inner chamber.
Job 1:19
and behold, a great wind came from across the wilderness and struck the four corners of the house, and it fell on the young people and they died, and I alone have escaped to tell you.”

Sinners

Luke 7:41
“A moneylender had two debtors: one owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty.
Luke 11:4
‘And forgive us our sins,
For we ourselves also forgive everyone who is indebted to us.
And lead us not into temptation.’”
Matthew 6:12
‘And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
Matthew 18:24
When he had begun to settle them, one who owed him ten thousand talents was brought to him.