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 said Jehovah, Restrain thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears: for there is a reward to thy work, says Jehovah; and they turned back from the land of the enemy.
Luke 7:13
And having seen her, the Lord felt compassion for her and said to her, Weep not.
Luke 8:52
And all wept, and bewailed her: and he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleeping.
Luke 23:28
And having turned towards them Jesus said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but weep for yourselves, and for your children.
John 20:13
And they say to her, Woman, why weepest thou? She says to them, Because they took away my Lord, and I know not where they laid him.

The lion

Genesis 49:9
Judah, a lion's whelp; from the green leaf, my son, thou didst go up: bending, lying down, as a lion, and as a lioness: who shall raise him up?
Numbers 24:9
He bowed; he lay down as a lion, and as a lioness: who shall raise him up? Praised he praising thee, and cursed he cursing thee.
Hebrews 7:14
For it is manifest that our Lord has sprung out of Judah; to which tribe Moses spake nothing of the priesthood.

The root

Revelation 22:16
I Jesus sent mine angel to testify these things to you, to the churches. I am the root and stock of David, the shining and morning star.
Isaiah 11:1
And a rod shall come forth from the stock of Jesse, and a sprout shall blossom from his roots:
Jeremiah 23:5
Behold the days coming, says Jehovah, and I raised up to David a just sprout, and a king reigned and prospered, and he did judgment and justice in the earth.
Romans 1:3
Concerning his Son born of the seed of David according to the flesh.
Romans 15:12
And again Esaias says, The root shall be of Jesse, and he having risen to rule over the nations; upon him shall the nations hope.


Revelation 1:1
The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave to him, to show to his servants what things must be with speed; and he signified having sent by his angel to his servant John:
Revelation 6:1
And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying, as the voice of thunder, Come and see.

General references

Exodus 37:23
He will make its seven lamps and its snuffers, and its fire pans of pure gold.
Judges 1:2
And Jehovah will say, Judah shall go up: behold, I gave the land into his hand.
Revelation 11:16
And the twenty four elders, which before God sitting upon their thrones, fell upon their faces, and worshipped God,