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
Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak; O LORD, heal me, for my bones are troubled.
Psalm 42:6
O my God, my soul is cast down within me; therefore I will remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the mountain of Mizar.
Psalm 55:4
My heart is sore pained within me, and the terrors of death are fallen upon me.
Psalm 69:20
Reproach has broken my heart, and I am full of heaviness, and I looked for some to take pity, but there was no one, and for comforters, but I found none.
Psalm 77:3
I remembered God and cried out; I complained, and my spirit was overwhelmed. Selah.
Psalm 143:3
For the enemy has persecuted my soul; he has smitten my life down to the ground; he has made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
Job 6:4
For the arrows of the Almighty are within me; my spirit drinks of the poison; and terrors of God combat me.
Job 10:1
My soul is cut off in my life; therefore, I will leave my complaint upon myself; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
Lamentations 3:13
He He has caused the arrows of his quiver to enter into my kidneys.
Matthew 26:37
And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful and very heavy.


Psalm 102:11
My days are like a shadow that declines, and I am withered like grass.
Psalm 37:2
For they shall soon be cut down like the grass and wither as the green herb.
Isaiah 40:7
The grass withers, the flower fades because the spirit of the LORD blows upon it; surely the people is grass.

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Psalm 102:9
For I have eaten ashes like bread and mingled my drink with weeping,
1 Samuel 1:7
And this would happen year by year when she went up to the house of the LORD, so she would provoke her; therefore, she would weep and not eat.
Ezra 10:6
Then Ezra rose up from before the house of God and went into the chamber of Johanan, the son of Eliashib; and when he came there, he ate no bread, nor drank water; for he mourned because of the transgression of those that had been carried away.
Acts 9:9
where he was three days without sight, and neither ate nor drank.

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Ezekiel 12:18
Son of man, eat thy bread with quaking and drink thy water with trembling and with anxiety