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;

General references

Bible References


Job 3:13
For then I might have gone to my rest in quiet, and in sleep have been in peace,
Isaiah 57:1
The upright man goes to his death, and no one gives a thought to it; and god-fearing men are taken away, and no one is troubled by it; for the upright man is taken away because of evil-doing, and goes into peace.
Revelation 14:13
And a voice from heaven came to my ears, saying, Put in writing, There is a blessing on the dead who from now on come to their end in the Lord: yes, says the Spirit, that they may have rest from their troubles; for their works go with them.

Was carried

Psalm 91:11
For he will give you into the care of his angels to keep you wherever you go.
Matthew 13:38
And the field is the world; and the good seed is the sons of the kingdom; and the evil seeds are the sons of the Evil One;
Matthew 24:31
And he will send out his angels with a great sound of a horn, and they will get his saints together from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.
Hebrews 2:14
And because the children are flesh and blood, he took a body himself and became like them; so that by his death he might put an end to him who had the power of death, that is to say, the Evil One;


Matthew 8:11
And I say to you that numbers will come from the east and the west, and will take their seats with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven:
John 13:23
There was at table one of his disciples, the one dear to Jesus, resting his head on Jesus' breast.
John 21:20
Then Peter, turning round, saw the disciple who was dear to Jesus coming after them--the disciple who was resting on his breast at the last meal, and said, Lord, who is it who will be false to you?

The rich

Luke 12:20
But God said to him, You foolish one, tonight I will take your soul from you, and who then will be the owner of all the things which you have got together?
Job 21:13
Their days come to an end without trouble, and suddenly they go down to the underworld.
Psalm 49:6
Even of those whose faith is in their wealth, and whose hearts are lifted up because of their stores.
Psalm 73:18
You put their feet where there was danger of slipping, so that they go down into destruction.
Proverbs 14:32
The sinner is overturned in his evil-doing, but the upright man has hope in his righteousness.
Mark 8:36
What profit has a man if he gets all the world with the loss of his life?
James 1:11
For when the sun comes up with its burning heat, the grass gets dry and the grace of its form is gone with the falling flower; so the man of wealth comes to nothing in his ways.
1 Peter 2:24
He took our sins on himself, giving his body to be nailed on the tree, so that we, being dead to sin, might have a new life in righteousness, and by his wounds we have been made well.

And was buried

2 Kings 9:34
And he came in, and took food and drink; then he said, Now see to this cursed woman, and put her body into the earth, for she is a king's daughter.
Ecclesiastes 8:10
And then I saw evil men put to rest, taken even from the holy place; and they went about and were praised in the town because of what they had done. This again is to no purpose.
Isaiah 14:18
All the kings of the earth are at rest in glory, every man in his house,
Isaiah 22:16
Who are you, and by what right have you made for yourself a resting-place here?

General references

Proverbs 28:6
Better is the poor man whose ways are upright, than the man of wealth whose ways are not straight.
Luke 17:27
They were feasting and taking wives and getting married, till the day of the overflowing of the waters, when Noah went into the ark, and they all came to destruction.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain