Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The desire of the righteous is only good: but the expectation of the wicked is wrath.

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Psalm 10:17
LORD, thou have heard the desire of the humble. Thou will prepare their heart, thou will cause thine ear to hear,
Psalm 27:4
One thing I have asked of LORD, that I will seek after, that I may dwell in the house of LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of LORD, and to inquire in his temple.
Psalm 37:4
Delight thyself also in LORD, and he will give thee the desires of thy heart.
Psalm 39:7
And now, LORD, what do I wait for? My hope is in thee.
Psalm 119:5
O that my ways were established to observe thy statutes!
Isaiah 26:9
With my soul I have desired thee in the night. Yea, with my spirit within me I will seek thee earnestly. For when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.
Jeremiah 17:16
As for me, I have not hastened from being a shepherd after thee, nor have I desired the woeful day. Thou know. That which came out of my lips was before thy face.
Matthew 5:6
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, because they will be filled.


Proverbs 11:7
When a wicked man dies, [his] expectation shall perish, and the hope of iniquity perishes.
Proverbs 10:28
The hope of the righteous [is] gladness, but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
Romans 2:8
but to those of self-interest, and who indeed disobey the truth but have confidence in unrighteousness--anger and wrath,
Hebrews 10:27
but a certain fearful expectation of judgment and of fire, a fervor that is going to devour the opposition.

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Psalm 20:4
grant thee thy heart's desire, and fulfill all thy counsel.