Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And Nehemiah, which is the Tirshatha, and Ezra the priest the scribe, and the Levites that taught the people, said unto all the people, This day is holy unto the LORD your God; mourn not, nor weep. For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the law.

General references

Bible References

The levites

Nehemiah 8:7
Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law. And the people [stood] in their place.
2 Chronicles 15:3
Now for a long time Israel was without the TRUE God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.
2 Chronicles 30:22
And Hezekiah spoke encouragingly to all the Levites who had good understanding [in the service] of LORD. So they ate throughout the feast for the seven days, offering sacrifices of peace-offerings, and making confession to LORD, th
2 Chronicles 35:3
And he said to the Levites who taught all Israel, who were holy to LORD, Put the holy ark in the house which Solomon the son of David king of Israel built. There shall no more be a burden upon your shoulders. Now serve LORD your Go
Hosea 4:6
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because thou have rejected knowledge, I also will reject thee, that thou shall be no priest to me. Since thou have forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy sons.

This day

Nehemiah 8:2
And Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly, both men and women, and all who could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month.
Leviticus 23:24
Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, shall be a solemn rest to you, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, a holy convocation.
Numbers 29:1
And in the seventh month, on the first day of the month, ye shall have a holy convocation. Ye shall do no servile work. It is a day of blowing of trumpets to you.

Mourn not

Deuteronomy 12:7
And there ye shall eat before LORD your God, and ye shall rejoice in all that ye put your hand to, ye and your households, in which LORD thy God has blessed thee.
Deuteronomy 16:11
And thou shall rejoice before LORD thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, and the Levite who is within thy gates, and the sojourner, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are in th
Deuteronomy 26:14
I have not eaten of it in my mourning, neither have I put away from it, being unclean, nor given of it for the dead. I have hearkened to the voice of LORD my God. I have done according to all that thou have commanded me.
Ecclesiastes 3:4
a time to weep, and a time to laugh, a time to mourn, and a time to dance,
Isaiah 61:3
to appoint to those who mourn in Zion, to give to them a garland for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness, that they may be called trees of righteousness, the planting of LORD, that
Malachi 2:13
And this again ye do: Ye cover the altar of LORD with tears, with weeping, and with sighing, insomuch that he does not regard the offering any more, nor receives it with good will at your hand.

All the people

2 Kings 22:11
And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he tore his clothes.
2 Chronicles 34:19
And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the law, that he tore his clothes.
Romans 3:20
Because from works of law no flesh will be made right before him, for through law is knowledge of sin.
Romans 7:9
And I was alive once apart from law, but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.
2 Corinthians 7:9
Now I rejoice, not that ye were grieved, but that ye were grieved for repentance. For ye were grieved toward God, so that ye might suffer loss from us in nothing.

General references

Deuteronomy 16:14
And thou shall rejoice in thy feast, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, and the Levite, and the sojourner, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are within thy gates.
Ezekiel 46:10
And the ruler, when they go in, shall go in in the midst of them, and when they go forth, they shall go forth [together].