Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah.

Bible References

Strangers

Psalm 69:8
My own brothers treat me like a stranger; they act as if I were a foreigner.
Psalm 86:14
O God, arrogant men attack me; a gang of ruthless men, who do not respect you, seek my life.
Job 19:13
"He has put my relatives far from me; my acquaintances only turn away from me.

Oppressors

Psalm 22:16
Yes, wild dogs surround me -- a gang of evil men crowd around me; like a lion they pin my hands and feet.
Psalm 59:3
For look, they wait to ambush me; powerful men stalk me, but not because I have rebelled or sinned, O Lord.
Matthew 27:20
But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to have Jesus killed.

They have

Psalm 16:8
I constantly trust in the Lord; because he is at my right hand, I will not be upended.
Psalm 36:1
For the music director; written by the Lord's servant, David; an oracle. An evil man is rebellious to the core. He does not fear God,
Psalm 53:4
All those who behave wickedly do not understand -- those who devour my people as if they were eating bread, and do not call out to God.
John 16:3
They will do these things because they have not known the Father or me.

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