Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.

Bible References


2 Chronicles 12:8
Nevertheless they shall be his servants, that they may know my service, and the service of the kingdoms of the countries.
Nehemiah 9:35
For they have not served thee in their kingdom, and in thy great goodness that thou gave them, and in the large and fat land which thou gave before them, neither did they turn from their wicked works.
Jeremiah 5:19
And it shall come to pass, when ye shall say, Why has LORD our God done all these things to us? Then thou shall say to them, Just as ye have forsaken me, and served foreign gods in your land, so ye shall serve strangers in a land t
Jeremiah 17:4
And thou, even of thyself, shall discontinue from thy heritage that I gave thee, and I will cause thee to serve thine enemies in the land which thou know not. For ye have kindled a fire in my anger which shall burn forever.
Ezekiel 17:3
and say, Thus says lord LORD: A great eagle with great wings and long pinions, full of feathers, which had various colors, came to Lebanon, and took the top of the cedar.

In hunger

Jeremiah 44:17
But we will certainly perform every word that has gone forth out of our mouth, to burn incense to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink-offerings to her, as we have done, we and our fathers, our kings and our rulers, in the ci
Lamentations 5:2
Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.
Ezekiel 4:16
Moreover he said to me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread in Jerusalem, and they shall eat bread by weight, and with fearfulness, and they shall drink water by measure, and in dismay,

A yoke

Isaiah 47:6
I was angry with my people. I profaned my inheritance, and gave them into thy hand. Thou showed them no mercy. Upon the aged thou have laid thy yoke very heavily.
Jeremiah 27:12
And I spoke to Zedekiah king of Judah according to all these words, saying, Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.
Jeremiah 28:13
Go, and tell Hananiah, saying, Thus says LORD: Thou have broken the bars of wood, but I have made in their stead bars of iron.
Matthew 11:29
Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, because I am meek and lowly in heart, and ye will find rest for your souls.

General references

Leviticus 26:38
And ye shall perish among the nations, and the land of your enemies shall eat you up.
Nehemiah 9:36
Behold, we are servants this day, and as for the land that thou gave to our fathers to eat the fruit of it and the good of it, behold, we are servants in it.
Ecclesiastes 3:13
And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labor. [It] is the gift of God.
Isaiah 14:3
And it shall come to pass in the day that LORD shall give thee rest from thy sorrow, and from thy trouble, and from the hard service in which thou were made to serve,
Ezekiel 12:18
Son of man, eat thy bread with quaking, and drink thy water with trembling and with fearfulness.