Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For indeed he was sick nigh unto death: but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow.

But god

Bible References

Nigh

Philippians 2:30
for he was upon the brink of death for the service of Christ, having expos'd his life to the greatest dangers, to perform those kind offices, which you could not do yourselves.
John 11:3
his two sisters therefore sent this message to Jesus; he, Lord, whom you love, is sick.
Acts 9:37
she happen'd to fall sick at that time, and died: after they had bath'd her body, they laid her out in an upper chamber.

But god

Acts 9:39
Peter immediately went with them, and when he was come, they conducted him to the upper chamber: and all the widows advanc'd to him weeping, and shew'd the robes and garments which Dorcas made while she was with them.

But on

1 Corinthians 10:13
you have met with no trials yet, but such as are common to men: and God who is faithful, will not suffer you to be tempted above your strength; but will with the temptation make a way to escape, by enabling you to bear it.
2 Corinthians 2:7
so that now you ought rather to forgive, and comfort him, for fear he should be overwhelm'd by an excess of sorrow.