Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.

Horrible pit

Bible References

Horrible pit

Matthew 13:50
and shall cast them into the furnace of fire: there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.

The miry

Psalm 69:2
I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.
Jeremiah 38:6
Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchijah the king's son, that was in the court of the guard: and they let down Jeremiah with cords. And in the dungeon there was no water, but mire; and Jeremiah sank in the mire.
Lamentations 3:53
They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and have cast a stone upon me.


Psalm 27:5
For in the day of trouble he will keep me secretly in his pavilion: In the covert of his tabernacle will he hide me; He will lift me up upon a rock.
Psalm 61:2
From the end of the earth will I call unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
Matthew 7:24
Every one therefore that heareth these words of mine, and doeth them, shall be likened unto a wise man, who built his house upon the rock:


Psalm 17:5
My steps have held fast to thy paths, My feet have not slipped.
Psalm 18:36
Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, And my feet have not slipped.
Psalm 37:23
A man's goings are established of Jehovah; And he delighteth in his way.
Psalm 119:133
Establish my footsteps in thy word; And let not any iniquity have dominion over me.

General references

Lamentations 3:55
I called upon thy name, O Jehovah, out of the lowest dungeon.
Jonah 2:5
The waters compassed me about, even to the soul; The deep was round about me; The weeds were wrapped about my head.
Matthew 5:4
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

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