Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Reproach hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none.

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Psalm 42:10
[As] with a shattering in my bones my oppressors taunt me, while they say to me {all day}, "Where [is] your God?"
Psalm 123:4
For long enough our soul has had its fill of the derision of the self-confident, the contempt of [the] arrogant.
Hebrews 11:36
And others {experienced mocking and flogging}, and in addition bonds and imprisonment.

I am

Psalm 42:6
O my God, within me my soul is {in despair}; therefore I remember you from the land of Jordan and the heights of Hermon, from the mountain of Mizar.
Matthew 26:37
And taking along Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be distressed and troubled.
John 12:27
"Now my soul is troubled, and what shall I say? 'Father, deliver me from this hour'? But for this [reason] I have come to this hour!

But there

Psalm 142:4
look to [my] right and see. There is no one looking out for me; there is no escape for me; no one cares for my soul.
John 16:32
Behold, an hour is coming--and has come--that you will be scattered each one to his own [home], and you will leave me alone. And I am not alone, because the Father is with me.
2 Timothy 4:16
At my first defense, no one came to my [aid], but [they] all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.


Job 16:2
"I have heard many [things] like these; all of you [are] {miserable comforters}.
Job 19:21
"Pity me, pity me, you my friends, for God's hand has touched me.
Matthew 26:56
But all this has happened in order that the scriptures of the prophets would be fulfilled." Then the disciples all abandoned him [and] fled.

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Psalm 89:50
Remember, O Lord the taunting of your servants, [how] I bear in my bosom [the taunts of] all [the] many peoples,
Proverbs 18:3
With the coming of wickedness comes contempt also, and with dishonor, disgrace.