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.

Bible References

The miry

Psalm 69:2
I have sunk in deep swamp, Where there is no place to stand, I have come into abysses of waters, Where a flood hath overflowed me;
Jeremiah 38:6
Then took they Jeremiah and cast him into the dungeon of Malchiah son of the king, which was in the guard-court, and they let Jeremiah down with ropes, - now, in the dungeon, was no water only mire, so Jeremiah sank in the mire.
Lamentations 3:53
They have cut off, in the dungeon, my life, and have cast a stone upon me;


Psalm 27:5
For he will hide me in his pavilion, in the day of calamity, - He will conceal me, in the secrecy of his tent, Within a rock, will he set me on high.
Psalm 61:2
From the end of the earth, unto thee do I cry, When my heart fainteth away, Unto a rock that is higher than I, wilt thou lead me.
Matthew 7:24
Every one, therefore, who heareth thesemy words, and doeth them, shall be likened to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;


Psalm 17:5
Thou hast held fast my goings on to thy ways, My footsteps have not been shaken:
Psalm 18:36
Thou didst widen my stepping-places under me, so that, mine ankles, faltered not.
Psalm 37:23
From Yahweh, are the steps of a man made firm, When, with his way, he is well pleased:
Psalm 119:133
My steps, direct thou by thy word, and let no iniquity, have dominion over me.

General references

Lamentations 3:55
I have called upon thy Name, O Yahweh, out of the dungeon below;
Jonah 2:5
The waters, encompassed me, to the peril of my life, The roaring deep, enveloped me, - The sea-weed, was wrapped about my head:
Matthew 5:4
Happy, they who mourn; for, they, shall be comforted: