Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.

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Bible References


Psalm 42:1
As the hart panteth after the water brooks, So panteth my soul after thee, O God.
Psalm 69:3
I am weary with my crying; my throat is dried: Mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.
Psalm 119:81
KAPH. My soul fainteth for thy salvation; But I hope in thy word.
Psalm 143:7
Make haste to answer me, O Jehovah; my spirit faileth: Hide not thy face from me, Lest I become like them that go down into the pit.
Song of Songs 5:8
I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, If ye find my beloved, That ye tell him, that I am sick from love.


Proverbs 13:19
The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul; But it is an abomination to fools to depart from evil.
Genesis 21:6
And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh. Every one that heareth will laugh with me.
Genesis 46:30
And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen thy face, that thou art yet alive.
1 Samuel 1:26
And she said, Oh, my lord, as thy soul liveth, my lord, I am the woman that stood by thee here, praying unto Jehovah.
Psalm 17:15
As for me, I shall behold thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with beholding thy form.
Psalm 40:2
He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay; And he set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.
Luke 2:29
Now lettest thou thy servant depart, Lord, According to thy word, in peace;
John 16:22
And ye therefore now have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no one taketh away from you.

A tree

Proverbs 3:18
She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: And happy is every one that retaineth her.
Proverbs 11:30
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; And he that is wise winneth souls.
Revelation 22:2
in the midst of the street thereof. And on this side of the river and on that was the tree of life, bearing twelve manner of fruits, yielding its fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.

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Proverbs 3:18
She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: And happy is every one that retaineth her.