Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For there were that said, We, our sons, and our daughters, are many: therefore we take up corn for them, that we may eat, and live.

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Bible References

We, our sons

Psalm 127:3
Behold, sons are a heritage of the LORD, and the fruit of the womb is to be desired.
Psalm 128:2
When thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands; happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.
Malachi 2:2
If ye will not hear, and if ye will not lay it to heart, to give glory unto my name, said the LORD of the hosts, I will send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings; yea, I have cursed them already because ye do not lay it to heart.

We take up corn

Genesis 41:57
And all the earth came into Egypt to buy from Joseph because the famine was so sore in all lands.
Genesis 42:2
And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is food in Egypt; go down there and buy for us from there that we may live, and not die.
Genesis 43:8
Then Judah said unto Israel, his father, Send the lad with me, and we will arise and go, that we may live, and not die, both we and thou and also our little ones.

General references

Exodus 22:25
If thou should lend money to my people, to the poor who is with thee, thou shalt not be to him as a usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.
Amos 8:6
that we may buy the poor for money and the needy for a pair of shoes and sell the refuse of the wheat.