Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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
And the Lord said to Moses, "Is the Lord's hand shortened? Now you will see whether my word to you will come true or not!"
Numbers 14:9
Only do not rebel against the Lord, and do not fear the people of the land, for they are bread for us. Their protection has turned aside from them, but the Lord is with us. Do not fear them!"
Psalm 48:4
For look, the kings assemble; they advance together.
Psalm 127:1
A song of ascents, by Solomon. If the Lord does not build a house, then those who build it work in vain. If the Lord does not guard a city, then the watchman stands guard in vain.
Jeremiah 37:10
For even if you were to defeat all the Babylonian forces fighting against you so badly that only wounded men were left lying in their tents, they would get up and burn this city down."'"
Jeremiah 50:36
Destructive forces will come against her false prophets; they will be shown to be fools! Destructive forces will come against her soldiers; they will be filled with terror!
Jeremiah 51:30
The soldiers of Babylonia will stop fighting. They will remain in their fortified cities. They will lose their strength to do battle. They will be as frightened as women. The houses in her cities will be set on fire. The gates of her cities will be broken down.

They were

Psalm 92:7
When the wicked sprout up like grass, and all the evildoers glisten, it is so that they may be annihilated.
Psalm 102:11
My days are coming to an end, and I am withered like grass.
Isaiah 40:6
A voice says, "Cry out!" Another asks, "What should I cry out?" The first voice responds: "All people are like grass, and all their promises are like the flowers in the field.
James 1:10
But the rich person's pride should be in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a wildflower in the meadow.
1 Peter 1:24
For all flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of the grass; the grass withers and the flower falls off,

The grass

Psalm 129:6
May they be like the grass on the rooftops which withers before one can even pull it up,

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