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 shall say, Are not my princes altogether kings?
Isaiah 36:9
How, therefore, wilt thou turn away the face of one captain of the least of my master's slaves even if thou art trusting in Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?

Of the king

Nehemiah 9:32
Now, therefore, our God, the great, mighty, and terrible God, who keeps covenant and mercy, let not all the trouble seem little before thee, that has come upon us, on our kings, on our princes, on our priests, on our prophets, 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 a banner as an example to Gentiles that are far and will hiss unto those that are in 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 the LORD shall 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
Gimel He has hedged me about that I cannot get out; he has made my chain heavy.

General references

Job 12:18
He looses the bond of kings and girds their loins with a girdle.
Lamentations 3:55
Koph I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.