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 creature has been made subject to vanity, not of its will, but by reason of him who has subjected the same, in hope
Mark 16:15
And he said to them, Go into all the world, and preach the glad tidings to all the creation.
Colossians 1:23
if indeed ye abide in the faith founded and firm, and not moved away from the hope of the glad tidings, which ye have heard, which have been proclaimed in the whole creation which is under heaven, of which I Paul became minister.

Groaneth

Psalm 48:6
Trembling took hold upon them there; anguish, as of a woman in travail.
Jeremiah 12:11
they have made it a desolation; desolate, it mourneth unto me: the whole land is made desolate, for no man layeth it to heart.
John 16:21
A woman, when she gives birth to a child, has grief because her hour has come; but when the child is born, she no longer remembers the trouble, on account of the joy that a man has been born into the world.
Revelation 12:2
and being with child she cried, being in travail, and in pain to bring forth.

General references

Genesis 7:21
And all flesh that moved on the earth expired, fowl as well as cattle, and beasts, and all crawling things which crawl on the earth, and all mankind:
Leviticus 18:28
that the land vomit you not out, when ye make it unclean, as it vomited out the nation that was before you.
Leviticus 26:35
All the days of the desolation it shall rest, the days in which it did not rest on your sabbaths, when ye dwelt therein.
Joel 1:18
How do the beasts groan! The herds of cattle are bewildered, for they have no pasture; the flocks of sheep also are in suffering.