Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And wherefore hath the LORD brought us unto this land, to fall by the sword, that our wives and our children should be a prey? were it not better for us to return into Egypt?

Our wives

Bible References

The lord

Psalm 78:40
How often they will embitter him in the desert! they will grieve him in the waste.
Jeremiah 9:3
And they will bend their tongue, their bow, a lie: and they were not strong for faithfulness upon the land; for from evil to evil they went forth, and they knew me not, says Jehovah.

Our wives

Numbers 14:31
And your little ones which ye said shall be for a prey, and I brought them in, and they shall know the land which ye rejected

General references

Exodus 15:24
And the people will murmur against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?
Deuteronomy 1:26
And ye were not willing to go up, and ye will rebel against the mouth of Jehovah your God,
1 Samuel 8:8
According to all the works which they did from the day I brought them up out of Egypt, and even to this day, and they will forsake me and serve other gods, so they do also to thee.