Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thus saith the LORD; As the shepherd taketh out of the mouth of the lion two legs, or a piece of an ear; so shall the children of Israel be taken out that dwell in Samaria in the corner of a bed, and in Damascus in a couch.
1 Samuel 17:34
And David said to Saul, Thy servant was keeping his father's sheep, and when there came a lion, or a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock,
For thus says LORD to me, As the lion and the young lion growling over his prey, [even] if a multitude of shepherds are called forth against him, he will not be dismayed at their voice, nor abase himself for the noise of them, so L
Though they dig into Sheol, from there my hand shall take them, and though they climb up to heaven, from there I will bring them down.
1 Kings 20:30
But the rest fled to Aphek, into the city, and the wall fell upon twenty-seven thousand men who were left. And Ben-hadad fled, and came into the city, into an inner chamber.
1 Kings 22:25
And Micaiah said, Behold, thou shall see on that day when thou shall go into an inner chamber to hide thyself.
For before the child shall have knowledge to cry, My father, and, My mother, the riches of Damascus and the spoil of Samaria shall be carried away before the king of Assyria.
The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.
But what does the divine response say to him? I have reserved for myself seven thousand men who have not bowed a knee to Baal.
In damascus in a couch
1 Kings 20:34
And [Ben-hadad] said to him, The cities which my father took from thy father I will restore, and thou shall make streets for thee in Damascus as my father made in Samaria. And I, [said Ahab], will let thee go with this covenant. So
2 Kings 16:9
And the king of Assyria hearkened to him. And the king of Assyria went up against Damascus, and took it, and carried [the people of] it captive to Kir, and killed Rezin.
In that day their strong cities shall be as the forsaken places in the woodland and on the mountain top, which were forsaken from before the sons of Israel, and it shall be a desolation.