Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who hath subjected the same in hope,

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The creature

Romans 8:22
For we know that all creation groans together and travails together until now.
Genesis 3:17
And to Adam he said, Because thou didst listen to the voice of thy wife, and thou wilt eat from the tree which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat from it; cursed the earth for thy sake; in labor shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
Genesis 5:29
And he shall call his name Noah, saying, This shall console us from our work and from the labor of our hands because of the earth which Jehovah cursed it
Genesis 6:13
And God will say to Noah, The end of all flesh came in to my face, for the earth was filled with violence from the face of them, and behold me destroying them from the earth.
Job 12:6
The tents to those oppressing will be secure, and confidence to those provoking God to anger: whom God will bring into his hand
Isaiah 24:5
And the earth was polluted under its inhabitants, for they passed by the instructions, they changed the law, they broke the eternal covenant
Jeremiah 12:4
How long shall the land mourn, and the herbage of every field dry up from the evil of those dwelling in it the earth perished, and the birds; for they said, He shall not see our last Part
Jeremiah 14:5
For also the hind brought forth in the field, and forsook, for there was no grass.
Hosea 4:3
For this the land shall mourn, and every one in it languished with the beasts of the field and with the fowls of the heavens; and also the fish of the sea shall be taken away.
Joel 1:18
How the beasts groaned! the herds of oxen wept, for no pasture to them; also the flocks of sheep were laid waste.

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Genesis 7:21
And all flesh shall die that creeping upon the earth, with birds and with cattle and with beast and with every creeping thing that creeping upon the earth, and every man.
Ecclesiastes 1:2
Vanity of vanities, said the preacher; vanity of vanities, all vanity.