Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

General references

Bible References

Hope

Psalm 42:1
{To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah.} As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.
Psalm 69:3
I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.
Psalm 119:81
CAPH. My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.
Psalm 143:7
Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.
Song of Songs 5:8
I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if ye find my beloved, that ye tell him, that I am sick of love.

When

Proverbs 13:19
The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.
Genesis 21:6
And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.
Genesis 46:30
And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen thy face, because 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 the LORD.
Psalm 17:15
As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
Psalm 40:2
He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.
Luke 2:29
Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:
John 16:22
And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh 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 winneth souls is wise.
Revelation 22:2
In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.

General references

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

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