Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.

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Bible References


Psalm 84:1
To the overseer upon the stringed instrument: to the sons of Korah, a chanting. How beloved are thy tents, O Jehovah of armies!
Psalm 27:4
I asked one from Jehovah, I will seek it; I sat in the house of Jehovah all the days of my life, to look upon the sweetness of Jehovah, and to inquire in his temple.
Psalm 43:3
Send forth thy light and thy truth; they shall lead me, they shall bring me to thy holy mountain and to thy tents.
Psalm 63:2
Thus in the holy place I saw thee, to see thy strength and thy glory.
Luke 2:46
And it was after three days they found him in the temple, sitting, in the midst of teachers, and bearing them, and inquiring of them.
Romans 8:5
For they being according to the flesh mind things of the flesh; and they according to the Spirit the things of the Spirit.
Philippians 3:20
For our citizenship is in the heavens; from whence we also expect the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

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James 2:3
And ye look toward him bearing the brilliant clothing, and ye say to him, Sit thou well here; and to the beggar ye say, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool:

To dwell

Psalm 17:14
From men of thy hand, O Jehovah, from men of this world their portion in life, and thou wilt fill their belly with thy hidden things: they will be filled with sons, they left the remaining things to their children.
Psalm 26:8
O Jehovah, I loved the habitation of thy house, and the place of the dwelling of thine honor.
Psalm 141:4
Thou wilt not incline my heart to an evil word, to work works in injustice with men doing iniquity: and I will not eat upon their dainties.

General references

1 Chronicles 15:23
And Berechiah and Elkanah gate-keepers to the ark
2 Chronicles 9:7
Happy thy men, and happy thy servants, these standing before thee always, and hearing thy wisdom.