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
How lovely [are] your dwelling places, O Yahweh of hosts!
Psalm 27:4
One [thing] I have asked from Yahweh; it I will seek: [that] I may dwell in the house of Yahweh all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of Yahweh, and to consider his temple.
Psalm 43:3
Send your light and your truth; they shall lead me. They shall bring me to {your holy mountain} and to your dwelling places.
Psalm 63:2
Thus I have seen you in the sanctuary, beholding your strength and glory.
Luke 2:46
And it happened that after three days they found him in the temple [courts], sitting in the midst of the teachers and listening to them and asking them [questions].
Romans 8:5
For those who are [living] according to the flesh are intent on the things of the flesh, but those [who are living] according to the Spirit [are intent on] the things of the Spirit.
Philippians 3:20
For our commonwealth exists in heaven, from which also we eagerly await a savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,

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James 2:3
and you look favorably on the one wearing the fine clothing and you say, "Be seated here in a good place," and to the poor person you say, "You stand or be seated there by my footstool,"

To dwell

Psalm 17:14
from men by your hand, O Yahweh, from men of [this] world. Their share [is] in {this life}, and you fill their stomach [with] your treasure. They are satisfied [with] children. They bequeath their excess to their children.
Psalm 26:8
O Yahweh, I love [the] dwelling of your house, and {the place where your glory abides}.
Psalm 141:4
Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, to practice wicked deeds with men [who] do iniquity; and do not let me eat of their delicacies.

General references

1 Chronicles 15:23
And Berekiah and Elkanah [were] gatekeepers for the ark.
2 Chronicles 9:7
Blessed [are] your men, and blessed [are] these your servants who stand before you regularly and hear your wisdom!