Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Therefore their inhabitants were of small power, they were dismayed and confounded; they were as the grass of the field, and as the green herb, as the grass on the housetops, and as corn blasted before it be grown up.

The grass

Bible References

Of small power

Numbers 11:23
Then said Yahweh unto Moses, Shall the hand of Yahweh, fail? Now, shalt thou see whether my word come to pass unto thee or not.
Numbers 14:9
Only against Yahweh, do not rebel. Do not, ye, fear the people of the land, For our food, they are, - Their shade hath departed, from over them. And Yahweh is with us, Do not fear them!
Psalm 48:4
For lo! Kings - Met as appointed, Passed by together;
Psalm 127:1
If, Yahweh, build not the house, in vain, have the builders of it toiled thereon, If, Yahweh, watch not the city, in vain, hath the watchman kept awake:
Jeremiah 37:10
For though ye had smitten all the force of the Chaldeans who are fighting with you and there had remained of them only desperately wounded men, yet, every man in his tent, should have arisen and burnt this city with fire.
Jeremiah 50:36
A sword, is against the praters, And they shall be shewn to be foolish, A sword, is against her heroes And they shall be dismayed:
Jeremiah 51:30
The heroes of Babylon have ceased to fight They have remained in the strongholds, Parched is their might, They have become women, - They have set fire to her habitations, Broken are her bars!

They were

Psalm 92:7
When the lawless do thrive like grass, And all the workers of iniquity have blossomed, It is that they may be destroyed for ever.
Psalm 102:11
My days, are like a shadow extended, And, I, as green herbage, do wither.
Isaiah 40:6
A voice saying Cry! And one said - What should I cry? All flesh, is grass, And, all the grace thereof, like the flower of the field:
James 1:10
Whereas the rich, in his being brought low, - because, as a flower of grass, he will pass away;
1 Peter 1:24
Inasmuch as - All flesh, is as grass, and, all the glory thereof, as the flower of grass, - The grass hath withered, and the flower hath fallen out,

The grass

Psalm 129:6
Let them become like the grass of housetops, which, before it is pulled up, hath withered;