Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.

Bible References


Jeremiah 31:16
Thus says LORD: Refrain thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears, for thy work shall be rewarded, says LORD, and they shall come again from the land of the enemy.
Luke 7:13
And when the Lord saw her, he felt compassion toward her, and said to her, Weep not.
Luke 8:52
And all were weeping and bewailing her. But he said, Weep not. She did not die, but sleeps.
Luke 23:28
But having turning to them, Jesus said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, instead weep for yourselves and for your children.
John 20:13
And those men say to her, Woman, why weep thou? She says to them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him.

The lion

Genesis 49:9
Judah is a lion's whelp. From the prey, my son, thou have gone up. He stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as a lioness, who shall rouse him up?
Numbers 24:9
He couched, he lay down as a lion, and as a lioness. Who shall rouse him up? He who blesses thee is blessed, And he who curses thee is cursed.
Hebrews 7:14
For it is evident that our Lord arose out of Judah, regarding which tribe Moses spoke nothing about the priesthood.

The root

Revelation 22:16
I, Jesus, have sent my agent to testify these things to you for the congregations. I am the root and the offspring of David, the bright, the morning star.
Isaiah 11:1
And there shall come forth a shoot out of the stock of Jesse. And a branch out of his roots shall bear fruit.
Jeremiah 23:5
Behold, the days come, says LORD, that I will raise to David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.
Romans 1:3
concerning his Son who was made from the seed of David according to flesh.
Romans 15:12
And again, Isaiah says, There will be the root of Jesse, and he who arises to reign over Gentiles. In him Gentiles will hope.


Revelation 1:1
The Revelation of Jesus Christ that God gave him to show his bondmen what must happen quickly. And he signified it, having sent by his agent to his bondman John
Revelation 6:1
And I saw that the Lamb opened one of the seven seals. And I heard one of the four beings saying like the sound of thunder, Come and see.

General references

Exodus 37:23
And he made the lamps of it, seven, and the snuffers of it, and the snuff dishes of it, of pure gold.
Judges 1:2
And LORD said, Judah shall go up. Behold, I have delivered the land into his hand.
Revelation 11:16
And the twenty-four elders who sit before the throne of God, on their thrones, fell upon their faces and worshiped God,