Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.
She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is everyone that retains her.
Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.
And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cling unto the Lord.
1 Thessalonians 5:21
Test all things; hold fast that which is good.
Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.
I know your works and where you dwell, even where Satan's throne is: and you hold fast my name, and have not denied my faith, even in those days when Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwells.
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto death.
And he said, Let me go, for the day breaks. And he said, I will not let you go, except you bless me.
Song of Songs 3:4
It was but a little after I passed by them, when I found him whom my soul loves: I held him, and would not let him go, until I had brought him into my mother's house, and into the chamber of her that conceived me.
And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded unto them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.
And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, who testified, He told me all that ever I did.
So shall they be life unto your soul, and grace to your neck.
For it is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life: and through this thing you shall prolong your days in the land, which you go over Jordan to possess.
For wisdom is a defense, and money is a defense: but the excellence of knowledge is, that wisdom gives life to them that have it.
Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? you have the words of eternal life.