Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Neither did he leave of the people to Jehoahaz but fifty horsemen, and ten chariots, and ten thousand footmen; for the king of Syria had destroyed them, and had made them like the dust by threshing.

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Fifty horsemen

1 Samuel 13:6
And the men of Israel saw that a strait to him, for the people were pressed; and the people will hide in caves, and in thorn-bushes, and in rocks, and in towers, and in pits.
1 Kings 20:15
And he will review the boys of the chiefs of the provinces, and they will be two hundred and thirty: and after them he reviewed all the people, all the sons of Israel, seven thousand.
Isaiah 36:8
And now, become surety now, to my lord the king of Assur, and I will give to thee two thousand horses if thou shalt be able to give to thee riders upon them.

The king

2 Kings 8:12
And Hamel will say, Wherefore weeps my lord? and he will say, Because I knew that thou wilt do to the sons of Israel evil: their fortifications thou wilt send forth into fire, and their chosen thou wilt kill with the sword, and thou wilt dash in pieces their children, and the pregnant thou wilt cleave asunder.
2 Kings 10:32
In those days Jehovah began to out off in Israel, and Hazael will strike them in all the bound of Israel;

Like the dust

Psalm 18:42
And I will beat them in pieces as dust upon the face of the wind: I will pour them out as the mire of the streets.
Isaiah 41:2
Who raised up justice from the sunrising? he shall call him to his foot; he will give the nations before him; and he will bring down kings: he will give as the dust of his sword, as driven straw, his bow.
Joel 3:14
Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of judgment: for the day of Jehovah is near in the valley of judgment

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Proverbs 14:28
In a multitude of people the king's decoration: and in the cessation of the people the destruction of the prince.