Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death.

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Bible References


Psalm 32:3
When I kept silent, my bones became brittle
from my groaning all day long.
Proverbs 17:22
A joyful heart is good medicine,
but a broken spirit dries up the bones.


Psalm 69:3
I am weary from my crying;
my throat is parched.
My eyes fail, looking for my God.
Job 29:10
The noblemen’s voices were hushed,
and their tongues stuck to the roof of their mouths.
Lamentations 4:4
ד DaletThe nursing infant’s tongue
clings to the roof of his mouth from thirst.
Little children beg for bread,
but no one gives them any.
John 19:28
After this, when Jesus knew that everything was now accomplished that the Scripture might be fulfilled, He said, “I’m thirsty!”

Into the

Psalm 30:9
“What gain is there in my death,
if I go down to the Pit?
Will the dust praise You?
Will it proclaim Your truth?
Psalm 104:29
When You hide Your face,
they are terrified;
when You take away their breath,
they die and return to the dust.
Genesis 3:19
You will eat bread by the sweat of your brow
until you return to the ground,
since you were taken from it.
For you are dust,
and you will return to dust.”
Genesis 18:27
Then Abraham answered, “Since I have ventured to speak to the Lord—even though I am dust and ashes—
Job 7:21
Why not forgive my sin
and pardon my transgression?
For soon I will lie down in the grave.
You will eagerly seek me, but I will be gone.
Job 10:9
Please remember that You formed me like clay.
Will You now return me to dust?
Job 34:15
every living thing would perish together
and mankind would return to the dust.
Isaiah 53:12
Therefore I will give Him the many as a portion,
and He will receive the mighty as spoil,
because He submitted Himself to death,
and was counted among the rebels;
yet He bore the sin of many
and interceded for the rebels.
Daniel 12:2
Many of those who sleep in the dust
of the earth will awake,
some to eternal life,
and some to shame and eternal contempt.
Matthew 27:50
Jesus shouted again with a loud voice and gave up His spirit.
1 Corinthians 15:3
For I passed on to you as most important what I also received:

that Christ died for our sins
according to the Scriptures,

General references

Psalm 118:11
They surrounded me, yes, they surrounded me;
in the name of Yahweh I destroyed them.

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