Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind?

Jesus

General references

Bible References

Jesus

Luke 7:24
And when the messengers sent by John left, Jesus began saying to the crowds about John, "What did you expect to see when you went out into the desert? A tall stem swaying in the wind?

A reed

2 Corinthians 1:17
So, when I made this decision, was I just vacillating [in uncertainty]? Or, do I make plans in a worldly way [i.e., just to suit my own fancy], so that my "yes" and "no" [do not really mean anything]?
Ephesians 4:14
Then we will no longer be [spiritual] babies, tossed back and forth [by waves], and blown around by every wind of [false] teaching, [deceived] by the clever trickery of people using deceptive schemes.
James 1:6
But he should ask in faith, without doubting, because the person who doubts [that he will receive wisdom] is like an ocean wave that is driven and tossed by the wind.

General references

Matthew 3:5
[People from] Jerusalem and all over Judea and the region around the Jordan River all went out [to the desert] to [hear] him,
Luke 6:5
Then He said to them, "The Son of man is lord [i.e., has authority over] the Sabbath day."