Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Bread of deceit is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.

Deceit

General references

Bible References

Deceit

Proverbs 4:17
For they eat the bread of wickedness
And drink the wine of violence.

Is sweet

Proverbs 9:17
“Stolen water is sweet;
And bread eaten in secret is pleasant.”
Genesis 3:6
When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.
Job 20:12
“Though evil is sweet in his mouth
And he hides it under his tongue,
Ecclesiastes 11:9
Rejoice, young man, during your childhood, and let your heart be pleasant during the days of young manhood. And follow the impulses of your heart and the desires of your eyes. Yet know that God will bring you to judgment for all these things.
Hebrews 11:25
choosing rather to endure ill-treatment with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin,

His

Lamentations 3:15
He has filled me with bitterness,
He has made me drunk with wormwood.

General references

Proverbs 4:17
For they eat the bread of wickedness
And drink the wine of violence.