[You don’t necessarily find it where you might think!]

Proverbs 11:17 “The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.”

Lamentations 3:4 “My flesh and my skin hath he made old; he hath broken my bones.”

Proverbs 14:30 “A sound heart is the life of the flesh. . . .”

Psalm 73:26 “My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.”

27:14 “Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart. . . .”

119:70 “Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law.”

v. 80 “Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.”

147:3 “He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.”

Ecclesiastes 7:3-4 “Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. . . .”

Proverbs 15:30 “The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: and a good report maketh the bones fat.”

Isaiah 66:14 “And when ye see this, your heart shall rejoice, and your bones shall flourish like an herb: and the hand of the Lord shall be known toward his servants, and his indignation toward his enemies.”

Proverbs 23:20 “Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh. . . .”

Daniel 1:1-15 “And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and fatter in flesh than all the children which did eat the portion of the king’s meat.”

v. 17 “As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom. . . .”

Judges 15:14 “And when [Samson] came unto Lehi . . . the Spirit of the Lord came mightily upon him. . . .”

(See: Judges 16:17 This does not say that his hair was his strength!)

1st Samuel 15:29 “And also the Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent: for he is not a man. . . .” (or hair)

1st Timothy 4:8 “For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.”