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 vanity, not of its own will, but by reason of him who subjected it, in hope
Mark 16:15
And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to the whole creation.
Colossians 1:23
if so be that ye continue in the faith, grounded and stedfast, and not moved away from the hope of the gospel which ye heard, which was preached in all creation under heaven; whereof I Paul was made a minister.

Groaneth

Psalm 48:6
Trembling took hold of them there, Pain, as of a woman in travail.
Jeremiah 12:11
They have made it a desolation; it mourneth unto me, being desolate; the whole land is made desolate, because no man layeth it to heart.
John 16:21
A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come: but when she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for the joy that a man is born into the world.
Revelation 12:2
and she was with child; and she crieth out, travailing in birth, and in pain to be delivered.

General references

Genesis 7:21
And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, both birds, and cattle, and beasts, and every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth, and every man:
Leviticus 18:28
that the land vomit not you out also, when ye defile it, as it vomited out the nation that was before you.
Leviticus 26:35
As long as it lieth desolate it shall have rest, even the rest which it had not in your sabbaths, when ye dwelt upon it.
Joel 1:18
How do the beasts groan! the herds of cattle are perplexed, because they have no pasture; yea, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.