Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now.

Bible References

The, etc

Romans 8:20
For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it, in hope
Mark 16:15
And He said to them, Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.
Colossians 1:23
if indeed you continue in the faith firmly established and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the gospel that you have heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, was made a minister.

Groaneth

Psalm 48:6
Panic seized them there,
Anguish, as of a woman in childbirth.
Jeremiah 12:11
It has been made a desolation,
Desolate, it mourns before Me;
The whole land has been made desolate,
Because no man lays it to heart.
John 16:21
Whenever a woman is in labor she has pain, because her hour has come; but when she gives birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish because of the joy that a child has been born into the world.
Revelation 12:2
and she was with child; and she *cried out, being in labor and in pain to give birth.

General references

Genesis 7:21
All flesh that moved on the earth perished, birds and cattle and beasts and every swarming thing that swarms upon the earth, and all mankind;
Leviticus 18:28
so that the land will not spew you out, should you defile it, as it has spewed out the nation which has been before you.
Leviticus 26:35
All the days of its desolation it will observe the rest which it did not observe on your sabbaths, while you were living on it.
Joel 1:18
How the beasts groan!
The herds of cattle wander aimlessly
Because there is no pasture for them;
Even the flocks of sheep suffer.