Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.

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Psalm 6:2
Show me favour, O Yahweh, for languishing am I: Heal me, O Yahweh, - for dismayed are my bones:
Psalm 42:6
My God! over myself, my soul is cast down, - For this cause, will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, And the Hermons, from the hill Mizar.
Psalm 55:4
My heart, would writhe within me, And, the terrors of Death, have fallen upon me:
Psalm 69:20
Reproach hath broken my heart, and I am weak, - Though I waited for one to pity me, yet there was none, And for comforters, yet I found not any.
Psalm 77:3
I remember God and I murmur, I muse, and my spirit swooneth. Selah.
Job 6:4
For, the arrows of the Almighty, are in me, The heat whereof, my spirit is drinking up, The, terrors of GOD, array themselves against me.
Job 10:1
My soul doth loathe my life, - I let loose my complaint, I speak, in the bitterness of my soul.
Lamentations 3:13
He hath caused to enter my reins, the sons of his quiver;
Matthew 26:37
And, taking with him, Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be grieved and to be in great distress.


Psalm 102:11
My days, are like a shadow extended, And, I, as green herbage, do wither.
Psalm 37:2
For, like grass, soon shall they wither, and, like green herbage, shall they fade.
Isaiah 40:7
The grass hath withered The flower hath faded, Because, the breath of Yahweh, hath blown upon it! Surely the people is grass!

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Psalm 102:9
For, ashes - like bread, have I eaten, And, my drink - with my tears, have I mingled;
1 Samuel 1:7
And, thus, used she to do, year by year, whenever she went up to the house of Yahweh, thus, used she to vex her, - and she wept, and would not eat.
Ezra 10:6
Then arose Ezra from before the house of God, and went into the chamber of Jehohanan son of Eliashib, - and, when he came thither, bread, did he not eat, and, water, did he not drink, for he was mourning over the unfaithfulness of them of the Exile.
Acts 9:9
And he was three days without seeing, and did neither eat nor drink.

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Ezekiel 12:18
Son of man, Thy bread, with trembling, shalt thou eat, - And thy water, in agitation and in fear, shalt thou drink.