Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy children like olive plants round about thy table.

Round about

Bible References

A fruitful vine

Genesis 49:22
Joseph is a fruitful vine,
a fruitful vine beside a spring;
its branches climb over the wall.
Proverbs 5:15
Drink water from your own cistern,
water flowing from your own well.
Ezekiel 19:10
Your mother was like a vine in your vineyard,
planted by the water;
it was fruitful and full of branches
because of plentiful waters.

Olive plants

Psalm 52:8
But I am like a flourishing olive tree
in the house of God;
I trust in God’s faithful love forever and ever.
Psalm 144:12
Then our sons will be like plants
nurtured in their youth,
our daughters, like corner pillars
that are carved in the palace style.
Jeremiah 11:16
The Lord named you
a flourishing olive tree,
beautiful with well-formed fruit.
He has set fire to it,
and its branches are consumed
with a great roaring sound.
Hosea 14:6
His new branches will spread,
and his splendor will be like the olive tree,
his fragrance, like the forest of Lebanon.
Romans 11:24
For if you were cut off from your native wild olive and against nature were grafted into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these—the natural branches—be grafted into their own olive tree?

Round about

Psalm 127:5
Happy is the man who has filled his quiver with them.
Such men will never be put to shame
when they speak with their enemies at the city gate.

General references

Genesis 1:22
So God blessed them, “Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the waters of the seas, and let the birds multiply on the earth.”
Genesis 26:5
because Abraham listened to My voice and kept My mandate, My commands, My statutes, and My instructions.”
Deuteronomy 28:4
Your descendants will be blessed,
and your land’s produce,
and the offspring of your livestock,
including the young of your herds
and the newborn of your flocks.

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