Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And Judah said, The strength of the bearers of burdens is decayed, and there is much rubbish; so that we are not able to build the wall.

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Bible References

The strength

Numbers 13:31
But the men that went up with him said, We are not able to go up against that people, for they are stronger than we.
Numbers 32:9
For when they went up unto the valley of Eshcol and saw the land, they discouraged the heart of the sons of Israel that they should not go into the land which the LORD had given them.
Psalm 11:1
I put my trust in the LORD put I: how say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain?
Haggai 1:2
Thus speaketh the LORD of the hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not yet come, the time to build the house of the LORD.

Bearers

2 Chronicles 2:18
And he set seventy thousand of them to be bearers of burdens and eighty thousand to be hewers in the mountain, and three thousand six hundred overseers to make the people work.
Ezekiel 29:18
Son of man, Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon caused his army to serve a great service against Tyre; every head was made bald, and every shoulder was peeled: and yet neither he nor his army had wages of Tyre, for the service that he had served against her.

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Psalm 102:14
For thy slaves love her stones and have compassion on the dust thereof.