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
For they shall be to him for servants; and they shall know my service and the service of the kingdoms of the lands.
Nehemiah 9:35
And they in their kingdom, and in thy great goodness which thou gavest to them, and in the broad and fat land which thou gavest before them, served not thee, and turned not back from their evil works.
Jeremiah 5:19
And it was when ye shalt say, For what did Jehovah our God all these things to us? and thou saidst to them, As ye forsook me, and ye will serve a strange god in your land, so shall ye serve strangers in a land not to you.
Jeremiah 17:4
And thou wert thrust in thyself from thine inheritance which I gave to thee; and I caused thee to serve thine enemies in a land which thou knewest not: for ye kindled a fire in mine anger; it shall burn forever.
Ezekiel 17:3
And say, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: The great eagle great of wings, long of the wing-feather, full of feathers, which to him variegation, came to Lebanon, and he will take the foliage of the cedar.

In hunger

Jeremiah 44:17
But doing, we will do all the word which went forth from our mouth, to burn incense to the queen of the heavens, to pour out libations to her, as we did, we and our fathers, our kings and our chiefs in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem: and we shall be filled with bread, and we shall be well, and see not evil.
Lamentations 5:2
Our inheritance was turned to strangers, our houses to foreigners.
Ezekiel 4:16
And he will say to me, Son of man, behold me breaking the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they ate bread by weight and with fear; and they shall drink water by measure, and with astonishment

A yoke

Isaiah 47:6
I was angry against my people; I defiled my inheritances, and I will give them into thine hand, and thou didst not set mercy to them; upon the old thou didst make heavy thy yoke greatly.
Jeremiah 27:12
And to Zedekiah king of Judah I spake according to all these words, saying, Bring your necks into the yoke of the king of Babel, and serve him and his people, and live.
Jeremiah 28:13
Go and say to Hananiah, saying, Thus said Jehovah, Thou didst break the staves of wood; but make instead of them staves of iron.
Matthew 11:29
Lift up my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am meek and humble in heart; and ye shall find rest to your souls.

General references

Leviticus 26:38
And ye were destroyed in the nations, and the land of your enemies shall eat you up.
Nehemiah 9:36
Behold, we this day are servants, and the land which thou gavest to our fathers to eat its fruit and its goodness, behold, we are servants upon it:
Ecclesiastes 3:13
And also every man shall eat and drink, and see the good in all his labor; it is the gift of God.
Isaiah 14:3
And it was in that day Jehovah gave rest to thee from thy toil and from thy trouble, and from the hard service which was served upon thee.
Ezekiel 12:18
Son of man, thou shalt eat thy bread with trembling, and thou shalt drink thy water with disquiet and with dread;