Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Wherefore the LORD brought upon them the captains of the host of the king of Assyria, which took Manasseh among the thorns, and bound him with fetters, and carried him to Babylon.

The captains

Among the thorns

General references

Bible References

The captains

Isaiah 10:8
For he saith, Are not my princes all of them kings?
Isaiah 36:9
How then canst thou turn away the face of one captain of the least of my master's servants, and put thy trust on Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?

Of the king

Nehemiah 9:32
Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the terrible God, who keepest covenant and lovingkindness, let not all the travail seem little before thee, that hath come upon us, on our kings, on our princes, and on our priests, and on our prophets, and on our fathers, and on all thy people, since the time of the kings of Assyria unto this day.
Isaiah 5:26
And he will lift up an ensign to the nations from far, and will hiss for them from the end of the earth; and, behold, they shall come with speed swiftly.
Isaiah 7:18
And it shall come to pass in that day, that Jehovah will hiss for the fly that is in the uttermost part of the rivers of Egypt, and for the bee that is in the land of Assyria.

Among the thorns

Lamentations 3:7
He hath walled me about, that I cannot go forth; he hath made my chain heavy.

General references

Job 12:18
He looseth the bond of kings, And he bindeth their loins with a girdle.
Lamentations 3:55
I called upon thy name, O Jehovah, out of the lowest dungeon.