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
To the overseer instructing for the sons of Borah. As the stag will long for the channels of waters, thus will my soul long for thee, O God.
Psalm 69:3
I was wearied in my calling, my throat was dried up: mine eyes failed waiting for my God.
Psalm 119:81
My soul failed for thy, salvation: I hoped for thy word.
Psalm 143:7
Quickly answer me, O Jehovah: my spirit failed: thou wilt not hide thy face from me: I was made like those going down to the pit.
Song of Songs 5:8
I adjured you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye shall find my beloved, what ye shall announce to him: I am pierced by love.


Proverbs 13:19
The desire coming to pass, will be sweet to the soul: and an abomination to the foolish to depart from evil.
Genesis 21:6
And Sarah will say, God made me laugh; all hearing will laugh with me.
Genesis 46:30
And Israel will say to Joseph, Now will I die, after I saw thy face, because thou art yet living.
1 Samuel 1:26
And she will say, With leave, my lord, thy soul living, my lord, I the woman standing with thee in here to pray to Jehovah.
Psalm 17:15
I in justice shall see thy face: I shall be satisfied in awaking with thine appearance.
Psalm 40:2
And he will bring me up from the pit of destruction, from the clay of mire, and he will set my feet upon a rock, preparing my goings.
Luke 2:29
Now Lord, thou wilt loose thy servant, according to thy word, in peace :
John 16:22
And where truly ye now have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no one takes away from you.

A tree

Proverbs 3:18
She is a tree of life to all holding upon her: and happy he holding her fast
Proverbs 11:30
The fruit of the just a tree of life; and he taking souls is wise.
Revelation 22:2
In the midst of her broad way and of the river, hence and thence, the tree of life, making twelve fruits, in a month each one returning its fruit: and the leaves of the tree for the cure of the nations.

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Proverbs 3:18
She is a tree of life to all holding upon her: and happy he holding her fast