Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Tender mercies

General references

Bible References


Genesis 33:13
And he will say to him, My lord knew that the children are tender, and the sheep and the oxen bringing forth with me, and they overdrive them one day all the flock will die.
Numbers 22:28
And Jehovah will open the mouth of the ass, and she will say to Balaam, What did I to thee that thou hast smitten me this three beats?
Deuteronomy 25:4
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox treading.
John 4:11
The woman says to him, Lord, thou hest no vessel for drawing, and the well is deep; whence then hast thou the living water?


Genesis 37:26
And Judah will say to his brethren, What the profit that we shall kill our brother, and conceal his blood?
Judges 1:7
And lord Bezek will say, Seventy kings with the thumbs of their hands and their feet being cut off, were gathering under my table; as I did so God requited me. And they will bring him to Jerusalem, and he will die there.
1 Samuel 11:2
And Nahash the Ammonite will say to them, Upon this I will cut out to you in boring out for you every right eye, and I put it a reproach upon all Israel.
John 19:31
Then the Jews, that the bodies remain not upon the cross in the sabbath, since it was the preparation, (for great was the day of that sabbath,) asked Pilate that their legs be broken, and they be taken away.
James 2:13
For unpropitiated judgment to him not doing mercy; and mercy boasteth against judgment.

Tender mercies

1 John 3:17
And whoever has the life of the world, and sees his brother having need, and should shut up his bowels from him, how remains the love of God in him?

General references

Acts 27:42
And the soldiers' counsel was that they kill the prisoners, lest any, having swum away, may escape.