Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;

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Bible References


Job 3:13
For now I should have lain down and been quiet. I should have slept. Then I would have been at rest
Isaiah 57:1
The righteous man perishes, and no man lays it to heart. And merciful men are taken away; none considering that the righteous man is taken away from the evil [to come].
Revelation 14:13
And I heard a voice from heaven saying to me, Write, Blessed are the dead who die in Lord from henceforth. Yea, says the Spirit, so that they may rest from their toils, and their works follow with them.

Was carried

Psalm 91:11
for he will give his [heavenly] agents charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
Matthew 13:38
and the field is the world, and the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom, but the tares are the sons of evil.
Matthew 24:31
And he will send forth his agents with a great trumpet sound, and they will gather together his chosen from the four winds, from the boundaries of the heavens--as far as their boundaries.
Hebrews 2:14
Since therefore the children have partaken of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise shared the same things, so that through death he might make him who has the power of death impotent, that is, the devil.


Matthew 8:11
And I say to you, that many will come from east and west, and will sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of the heavens,
John 13:23
And one of his disciples whom Jesus loved was sitting at Jesus' bosom.
John 21:20
But Peter, having turned around, sees the disciple whom Jesus loves, following, who also leaned near his chest at the supper, and said, Lord, who is the man betraying thee?

The rich

Luke 12:20
But God said to him, Thou foolish man, they demand thy soul from thee this night, and the things that thou prepared, whose will they be?
Job 21:13
They spend their days in prosperity, and in a moment they go down to Sheol.
Psalm 49:6
Those who trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches,
Psalm 73:18
Surely thou set them in slippery places. Thou cast them down to destruction.
Proverbs 14:32
An evil man is thrust down in his evil-doing, but a righteous man has hope in his death.
Mark 8:36
For what will it profit a man if he should gain the whole world, and forfeit his soul?
James 1:11
For the sun rose up with the burning heat, and withered the grass. And the flower of it fell, and the beauty of its appearance perished. So also the rich man will fade away among his pursuits.
1 Peter 2:24
Who himself took up our sins in his body upon the tree, so that we, having died to sins, might live to the righteousness of him from whose wound ye were healed.

And was buried

2 Kings 9:34
And when he came in, he ate and drank, and he said, Now see to this cursed woman, and bury her, for she is a king's daughter.
Ecclesiastes 8:10
So I saw the wicked buried, who had come and gone from the place of the holy, and they were praised in the city where they had so done. This also is vanity.
Isaiah 14:18
All the kings of the nations, all of them, sleep in glory, each one in his own house.
Isaiah 22:16
What are thou doing here? And whom have thou here, that thou have hewed thee out here a sepulcher? Hewing him out a sepulcher on high, carving a habitation for himself in the rock!

General references

Proverbs 28:6
Better is the poor man who walks in his integrity, than he who is perverse in [his] ways, though he be rich.
Luke 17:27
They ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.