Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


{To the chief Musician upon Shushaneduth, Michtam of David, to teach; when he strove with Aramnaharaim and with Aramzobah, when Joab returned, and smote of Edom in the valley of salt twelve thousand.} O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased; O turn thyself to us again.

General references

Bible References

When he strove

2 Samuel 8:3
David also attacked King Hadadezer, Rehob's son from Zobah, when he was attempting to restore his hegemony over the Euphrates River.
2 Samuel 10:16
Hadadezer sent for the Arameans who lived beyond the Euphrates River, and they set out for Helam, with Shobach leading them as commander of Hadadezer's army.
1 Chronicles 18:3
David also defeated King Hadadezer of Zobah, which is near Hamath, while he was going about establishing his hegemony as far as the Euphrates River.
1 Chronicles 19:16
After the Arameans realized that they had been defeated by Israel, they sent for the Arameans who lived beyond the Euphrates River. Shophach was leading them as commander of Hadadezer's army.


2 Kings 14:7
Joash executed 10,000 Edomites in the Salt Valley and captured Sela in battle, renaming it Joktheel, which remains its name to this day.
2 Chronicles 25:11
But Amaziah encouraged himself and led his army out to the Salt Valley to kill 10,000 soldiers from Seir.

O god

Psalm 60:10
Aren't you the one, God, who has cast us off? Didn't you refuse, God, to accompany our armies?
Psalm 44:9
However, you cast us off and made us ashamed! You did not even march with our armies!
Psalm 74:1
Why, God? Have you rejected us forever? Your anger is burning against the sheep of your pasture.
Psalm 89:38
But you have spurned, rejected, and became angry with your anointed one.
Psalm 108:11
God, you have rejected us, have you not, since you did not march out with our army, God?
1 Chronicles 28:9
"Now as for you, my son Solomon, get to know the God of your father. Serve him with a sound heart and a devoted soul, because the LORD is searching every heart, every plan and thought. He will be found by you, assuming you are seeking him, but if you abandon him, he will abandon you forever.
Romans 11:1
So I ask, "God has not rejected his people, has he?" Of course not! I am an Israeli myself, a descendant of Abraham from the tribe of Benjamin.

O turn

Psalm 79:9
Help us, God, our deliverer, on account of your glorious name, deliver us and forgive our sins on account of your name.
Psalm 89:3
I have made a covenant with my chosen one; I have made a promise to David, my servant.
Psalm 85:4
Restore us, God of our salvation, and stop being angry with us.
Psalm 90:13
Please return, LORD! When will it be? Comfort your servants.
Lamentations 3:31
Indeed, the Lord will not always reject us
Zechariah 10:6
"I will fortify the house of Judah, and the house of Joseph I will save. I will surely bring them back, because I care about them. They will be as if I had never cast them away. Since I am the LORD their God, I will answer them.

General references

Numbers 24:18
Edom will be a conquered nation and Seir will be Israel's defeated foe, while Israel performs valiantly.
Psalm 44:9
However, you cast us off and made us ashamed! You did not even march with our armies!

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