Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: mischief also and sorrow are in the midst of it.

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Psalm 59:6
They return at evening, They grow like a dog, And go round the city.
1 Samuel 19:11
And Saul sent messengers unto David's house, to watch him, and to put him to death, in the morning! And Michal his wife told David, saying, If thou do not deliver thyself to-night, to-morrow, art thou to be put to death.
2 Samuel 17:1
Then said Ahithophel unto Absolom: I pray thee, let me choose for myself, twelve thousand men, and arise, and pursue David to-night;
Hosea 7:6
For they have made ready, like an oven, their heart, by their lying in wait, - all the night, their baker sleepeth, in the morning, he, kindleth up as it were a blazing fire.
Micah 2:1
Alas for them who devise iniquity and work wickedness upon their beds, - in the light of the morning, they will execute it, for it is in the power of their hand.
John 18:3
Judas, therefore, receiving the band, and officers, from among the High-priests and from amongthe Pharisees, cometh thither, with lights and torches and weapons.
Acts 9:24
But their plot was made known unto Saul, - and they were even narrowly watching the gates, both day and night, that they might kill him;


2 Samuel 16:21
And Ahithophel said unto Absolom, Go in unto thy father's concubines, whom he hath left to keep the house, - so shall all Israel hear that thou hast made thyself odious unto thy father, and the hands of all that are with thee, shall be strengthened.
Isaiah 59:6
Their thread, shall not become a garment, Neither shall they cover themselves with their fabrics, - Their fabrics, are fabrics of iniquity, Yea the product of violence is in their hands;
Ezekiel 9:4
Then said Yahweh unto him. Pass along through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, - and set thou a mark upon the foreheads of the men who are sighing and crying over all the abominations that are being done in her midst.
Zephaniah 3:1
Alas for her that is rebellious, and polluted, the city that oppresseth!

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Habakkuk 1:3
Wherefore shouldst thou let me see iniquity, and, wrong, shouldst let me behold, and, force and violence, be straight before me, - and there should have ever been someone who, contention and strife, would uphold?