Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible




Because the arrows of the Almighty are within me,
My spirit drinks their poison;
The terrors of God are arrayed against me.


My life is among lions;
I must lie among those who breathe out fire—
The sons of men whose teeth are spears and arrows,
And their tongue a sharp sword.


“God brought Israel out of Egypt;
Israel has strength like the wild ox;
He will devour [Gentile] nations, his adversaries (enemies),
And will crush their bones in pieces,
And shatter them with his arrows.


‘I will heap misfortunes on them;
I will use My arrows on them.


‘I will make My arrows drunk with blood,
And My sword will devour flesh,
With the blood of the slain and the captives,
From the heads of the leaders of the enemy.’


For look, the wicked are bending the bow;
They take aim with their arrow on the string
To shoot [by stealth] in darkness at the upright in heart.


For You will make them turn their backs [in defeat];
You will aim Your bowstring [of divine justice] at their faces.


For Your arrows have sunk into me and penetrate deeply,
And Your hand has pressed down on me and greatly disciplined me.


Your arrows are sharp;
The peoples (nations) fall under You;
Your arrows pierce the hearts of the King’s enemies.


Let them flow away like water that runs off;
When he aims his arrows, let them be as headless shafts.



Sharp arrows of the warrior,
With the burning coals of the broom tree.


Flash lightning and scatter my enemies;
Send out Your arrows and confuse and embarrass and frustrate them.


Like a club and a sword and a piercing arrow
Is a man who testifies falsely against his neighbor (acquaintance).

He has bent His bow and set me as a mark for the arrow. He has caused the arrows of His quiver to enter into my heart [the seat of my affections and desires].

When I send against them the deadly arrows of hunger which were for the destruction of those whom I will send to destroy you, then I will increase the famine upon you and break your staff of bread.


The sun and moon stood in their places [as before Joshua];
They went away at the light of Your [swift] arrows,
At the radiance and gleam of Your glittering spear.



Because the arrows of the Almighty are within me,
My spirit drinks their poison;
The terrors of God are arrayed against me.


For Your arrows have sunk into me and penetrate deeply,
And Your hand has pressed down on me and greatly disciplined me.



For Your arrows have sunk into me and penetrate deeply,
And Your hand has pressed down on me and greatly disciplined me.


For my sides are filled with burning,
And there is no health in my flesh.

So Satan went forth from the presence of the Lord and smote Job with loathsome and painful sores from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head. And he took a piece of broken pottery with which to scrape himself, and he sat [down] among the ashes. Then his wife said to him, Do you still hold fast your blameless uprightness? Renounce God and die! read more.
But he said to her, You speak as one of the impious and foolish women would speak. What? Shall we accept [only] good at the hand of God and shall we not accept [also] misfortune and what is of a bad nature? In [spite of] all this, Job did not sin with his lips.