Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And said unto the king, Let the king live for ever: why should not my countenance be sad, when the city, the place of my fathers' sepulchres, lieth waste, and the gates thereof are consumed with fire?

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Bible References

Let the king

1 Kings 1:31
Bathsheba bowed down to the king with her face to the floor and said, "May my master, King David, live forever!"
Daniel 2:4
The wise men replied to the king: [What follows is in Aramaic] "O king, live forever! Tell your servants the dream, and we will disclose its interpretation."
Daniel 3:9
They said to King Nebuchadnezzar, "O king, live forever!
Daniel 5:10
Due to the noise caused by the king and his nobles, the queen mother then entered the banquet room. She said, "O king, live forever! Don't be alarmed! Don't be shaken!
Daniel 6:6
So these supervisors and satraps came by collusion to the king and said to him, "O King Darius, live forever!

The city

Nehemiah 1:3
They said to me, "The remnant that remains from the exile there in the province are experiencing considerable adversity and reproach. The wall of Jerusalem lies breached, and its gates have been burned down!"
Psalm 102:14
Indeed, your servants take delight in her stones, and feel compassion for the dust of her ruins.
Psalm 137:6
May my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth, if I do not remember you, and do not give Jerusalem priority over whatever gives me the most joy.
Lamentations 2:9
(Tet) Her city gates have fallen to the ground; he smashed to bits the bars that lock her gates. Her king and princes were taken into exile; there is no more guidance available. As for her prophets, they no longer receive a vision from the Lord.

The place

2 Chronicles 21:20
Jehoram was thirty-two years old when he became king and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem. No one regretted his death; he was buried in the City of David, but not in the royal tombs.
2 Chronicles 28:27
Ahaz passed away and was buried in the City of David; they did not bring him to the tombs of the kings of Israel. His son Hezekiah replaced him as king.
2 Chronicles 32:33
Hezekiah passed away and was buried on the ascent of the tombs of the descendants of David. All the people of Judah and the residents of Jerusalem buried him with great honor. His son Manasseh replaced him as king.

General references

Genesis 47:30
but when I rest with my fathers, carry me out of Egypt and bury me in their burial place." Joseph said, "I will do as you say."
Psalm 102:14
Indeed, your servants take delight in her stones, and feel compassion for the dust of her ruins.

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