Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

{A Song of degrees for Solomon.} Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.

General references

Bible References

Build

1 Chronicles 22:10
He shall build a house unto my name; and he shall be my son, and I will be his father; and I will establish the throne of his kingdom over Israel for ever.
1 Chronicles 28:10
Consider now, that Jehovah has chosen thee to build a house for the sanctuary: be strong, and do it.
1 Chronicles 29:19
And give to Solomon my son a perfect heart, to keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy statutes, and to do all, and to build the palace, for which I have made provision.
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are God's fellow-workmen; ye are God's husbandry, God's building.

They labour

1 Corinthians 15:14
but if Christ is not raised, then, indeed, vain also is our preaching, and vain also your faith.
Galatians 4:11
I am afraid of you, lest indeed I have laboured in vain as to you.

Except

Psalm 121:3
He will not suffer thy foot to be moved; he that keepeth thee will not slumber.
Isaiah 27:3
I Jehovah keep it, I will water it every moment; lest any harm it, I will keep it night and day.
Zechariah 2:4
and said unto him, Run, speak to this young man, saying, Jerusalem shall be inhabited as towns without walls for the multitude of men and cattle therein;

The watchman

Song of Songs 3:3
The watchmen that go about the city found me: Have ye seen him whom my soul loveth?
Song of Songs 5:7
The watchmen that went about the city found me; They smote me, they wounded me; The keepers of the walls took away my veil from me.
Isaiah 21:5
Prepare the table, appoint the watch; eat, drink: arise, ye princes, anoint the shield.
Isaiah 56:10
His watchmen are all of them blind, they are without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs that cannot bark, dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber:
Isaiah 62:6
I have set watchmen upon thy walls, Jerusalem; all the day and all the night they shall never hold their peace: ye that put Jehovah in remembrance, keep not silence,
Jeremiah 51:12
Lift up a banner towards the walls of Babylon, make the watch strong, set the watchmen, prepare the ambushes; for Jehovah hath both devised and done that which he spoke against the inhabitants of Babylon.
Ezekiel 33:2
Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say unto them, When I bring the sword upon a land, and the people of the land take one man from among them all, and set him for their watchman:

General references

Genesis 1:28
And God blessed them; and God said to them, Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the heavens, and over every animal that moveth on the earth.