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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Job 3:13
For now I would lie down, and I would be at peace; I would be asleep; then {I would be at rest}
Isaiah 57:1
The righteous [one] perishes, and there is no one who takes [it] to heart. And men of faithfulness [are] gathered, while there is no one who understands, for the righteous is gathered from the presence of wickedness.
Revelation 14:13
And I heard a voice from heaven saying, "Write: 'Blessed [are] the dead who die in the Lord from now on!'" "Yes," says the Spirit, "in order that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow after them."

Was carried

Psalm 91:11
For he will command his angels concerning you, to watch over you in all your ways.
Matthew 13:38
and the field is the world. And the good seed--these are the sons of the kingdom, but the darnel are the sons of the evil one.
Matthew 24:31
And he will send out his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect together from the four winds, from [one] end of heaven to the [other] end of it.
Hebrews 2:14
Therefore, since the children share in blood and flesh, he also in like manner shared in these [same things], in order that through death he could destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,


Matthew 8:11
But I say to you that many will come from east and west and {be seated at the banquet} with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.
John 13:23
One of his disciples--the one whom Jesus loved--was reclining {close beside} Jesus.
John 21:20
Peter turned [and] saw the disciple whom Jesus loved following [them] (who also leaned back on his chest at the dinner and said, "Lord, who is the one betraying you?")

The rich

Luke 12:20
But God said to him, 'Fool! This night your life is demanded from you, and [the things] which you have prepared--whose will they be?'
Job 21:13
They spend their days in prosperity, and in peace they go down to Sheol.
Psalm 49:6
those who trust their wealth and boast about the abundance of their riches?
Psalm 73:18
Surely you set them on slippery places. You cause them to fall onto ruin.
Proverbs 14:32
By his evildoing, the wicked will be overthrown, and the righteous will find refuge in his death.
Mark 8:36
For what does it benefit a person to gain the whole world and forfeit his life?
James 1:11
For the sun rises with its burning heat and dries up the grass, and its flower falls off, and the beauty of its appearance is lost. So also the rich person in his pursuits will wither away.
1 Peter 2:24
who himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, so that [we] may die to sins [and] live to righteousness, by whose wounds you were healed.

And was buried

2 Kings 9:34
Then he came and ate and drank, and said, "Please take care of this cursed one and bury her, for she is the daughter of a king."
Ecclesiastes 8:10
Meanwhile, I saw the wicked being [honorably] buried, but those who came and went from the holy place were forgotten in the city, even though they had done so. This also [is] vanity!
Isaiah 14:18
All [the] kings of [the] nations, all of them, lie in glory, each one in his house.
Isaiah 22:16
'What {business do you have} here, and who {do you have} here, that you have cut a grave cutting here for yourself, carving his grave [on] the height, a dwelling place for him in the rock?

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Proverbs 28:6
Better [to be] poor and walking in one's integrity than to be crooked of ways when one [is] rich.
Luke 17:27
they were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage, until the day Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came and destroyed [them] all.