Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And now whereas my father did lade you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father hath chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

Bible References

I will add

Exodus 1:13
The Egyptians compelled the sons of Israel to labor rigorously;
Exodus 5:5
Again Pharaoh said, “Look, the people of the land are now many, and you would have them cease from their labors!”
1 Samuel 8:18
Then you will cry out in that day because of your king whom you have chosen for yourselves, but the Lord will not answer you in that day.”
2 Chronicles 16:10
Then Asa was angry with the seer and put him in prison, for he was enraged at him for this. And Asa oppressed some of the people at the same time.
Isaiah 58:6
“Is this not the fast which I choose,
To loosen the bonds of wickedness,
To undo the bands of the yoke,
And to let the oppressed go free
And break every yoke?
Jeremiah 27:11
But the nation which will bring its neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon and serve him, I will let remain on its land,” declares the Lord, “and they will till it and dwell in it.”’”
Jeremiah 28:13
“Go and speak to Hananiah, saying, ‘Thus says the Lord, “You have broken the yokes of wood, but you have made instead of them yokes of iron.”

Scorpions

1 Kings 12:14
and he spoke to them according to the advice of the young men, saying, “My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke; my father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with scorpions.”
Ezekiel 2:6
And you, son of man, neither fear them nor fear their words, though thistles and thorns are with you and you sit on scorpions; neither fear their words nor be dismayed at their presence, for they are a rebellious house.
Revelation 9:3
Then out of the smoke came locusts upon the earth, and power was given them, as the scorpions of the earth have power.