Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.

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Matthew 16:21
From that time onward Jesus began to explain to His disciples that He would have to go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the [Jewish] elders, leading priests, and experts in the law of Moses; [that He would then] be killed and [yet] raised up on the third day.
Matthew 17:23
and they will kill Him, but on the third day He will be raised up [from the dead]." And they were very grieved [when they heard this].
Matthew 27:40
saying, "You who [said you] would destroy the Temple and rebuild it in three days, save yourself [from dying]; if you [really] are the Son of God, come down from the cross."
John 2:19
Jesus answered them, "[If you] destroy this Temple, I will raise it up in three days."

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Luke 11:30
For just like Jonah became a sign to the people of Nineveh [Note: Nineveh was the capital of ancient Assyria], so the Son of man will also be [a sign] to this generation of people.
John 4:30
[So], the people went out from the town and came to where Jesus was.