Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Yea, they despised the pleasant land, they believed not his word:

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They despised

Genesis 25:34
Then Jacob gave him bread and soup; and he took food and drink and went away, caring little for his birthright.
Numbers 13:32
And they gave the children of Israel a bad account of the land they had been to see, saying, This land through which we went is a land causing destruction to those living in it; and all the people we saw there are men of more than common size.
Numbers 14:31
And your little ones, whom you said would come into strange hands, I will take in, and they will see the land which you would not have.
Matthew 22:5
But they gave no attention, and went about their business, one to his farm, another to his trade:
Hebrews 12:16
And that there may not be any evil liver, or any man without respect for God, like Esau, who let his birthright go for a plate of food.

The pleasant land

Deuteronomy 8:7
For the Lord your God is guiding you into a good land, a land of water-springs, of fountains, and deep streams flowing out from the valleys and the hills;
Deuteronomy 11:11
But the land where you are going is a land of hills and valleys, drinking in the rain of heaven:
Jeremiah 3:19
But I said, How am I to put you among the children, and give you a desired land, a heritage of glory among the armies of the nations? and I said, You are to say to me, My father; and not be turned away from me.
Ezekiel 20:6
In that day I gave my oath to take them out of the land of Egypt into a land which I had been searching out for them, a land flowing with milk and honey, the glory of all lands:

They believed

Numbers 14:11
And the Lord said to Moses, How long will this people have no respect for me? how long will they be without faith, in the face of all the signs I have done among them?
Deuteronomy 1:32
But for all this, you had no faith in the Lord your God,
Hebrews 3:12
My brothers, take care that there is not by chance in any one of you an evil heart without belief, turning away from the living God:
Hebrews 4:2
And, truly, the good news came to us, even as it did to them; but the hearing of the word did them no good, because they were not united in faith with the true hearers.
Jude 1:5
Now it is my purpose to put you in mind, though you once had knowledge of all these things, of how the Lord, having taken a people safely out of Egypt, later sent destruction on those who had no faith;

General references

Deuteronomy 1:26
But going against the order of the Lord your God, you would not go up:
Psalm 78:22
Because they had no faith in God, and no hope in his salvation.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain