5558 storing

5558 storing

A laying up of surpluses for times of scarcity. It includes such facilities as store cities and storehouses and also refers to hoarding treasures. Figuratively the word is used of the accumulation of human sin and God’s consequent judgment.

Store cities

Ex 1:11 See also Ge 41:35,48; 1Ki 9:19; 2Ch 8:4-6; 2Ch 16:4; 2Ch 17:12-13

Storehouses

Ge 41:56 See also 1Ki 4:7; 1Ki 7:51 pp 2Ch 5:1; 2Ki 14:14; 2Ki 18:15; 2Ki 24:13; 1Ch 26:15; 1Ch 27:25; 2Ch 8:15; 2Ch 16:2; 2Ch 31:10-11; 2Ch 32:27-28; Ezr 2:69; Est 3:9; Pr 24:4; Mal 3:10; Mk 12:41-44 pp Lk 21:1-4

The contents of storehouses

Materials kept in storage Ge 6:21 See also Ge 41:34-35,49; 1Ki 7:51 pp 2Ch 5:1; 2Ch 11:11; 2Ch 31:5,11-12; 2Ch 32:27-28; Ezr 4:15; Ezr 5:17; Ezr 6:1-2,5; Ne 10:37-39; Isa 10:28; Jer 41:8

Empty storehouses a disaster Joel 1:17 See also Ge 41:35-36; 1Ch 27:25

Roofs and watchtowers provided storage space

Jos 2:6

God’s storehouse

Ps 135:7 See also Dt 28:12; Dt 32:34; Job 14:17; Job 38:22-23; Ps 33:7; Ps 104:13; Pr 2:7 victory held in store for the righteous; Jer 10:13; Jer 51:16; Col 1:5; 2Ti 4:8; 1Pe 1:3-5

Warnings against storing up selfishly or thoughtlessly

Mt 6:19 See also Job 20:20; Job 31:24-28; Lk 12:15-21; Lk 19:20-23

Storing up treasure in heaven

Mt 6:20 See also Mt 19:21; Lk 12:33-34; 1Ti 6:17-19

Storing up sin and judgment

Hos 13:12 See also Ro 2:5

God’s judgment is stored up

2Pe 3:7 See also Job 38:22-23; Isa 26:11; 2Pe 2:17; Jude 12-13

See also

4221cistern
4456grain
5224barn
5506roof
5585towers
5591treasure
5869greed
5907miserliness
8778materialism
8808riches

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