Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The sword without, and terror within, shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.

Bible References

Sword

Leviticus 26:36
And as for the rest of you, I will make their hearts feeble in the land of their haters, and the sound of a leaf moved by the wind will send them in flight, and they will go in flight as from the sword, falling down when no one comes after them;
Isaiah 30:16
Saying, No, for we will go in flight on horses; so you will certainly go in flight: and, We will go on the backs of quick-running beasts; so those who go after you will be quick-footed.
Jeremiah 9:21
For death has come up into our windows, forcing its way into our great houses; cutting off the children in the streets and the young men in the wide places.
Lamentations 1:20
See, O Lord, for I am in trouble; the inmost parts of my body are deeply moved; my heart is turned in me; for I have been uncontrolled: outside the children are put to the sword, and in the house there is death.
Ezekiel 7:15
Outside is the sword, and inside disease and need of food: he who is in the open country will be put to the sword; he who is in the town will come to his end through need of food and disease.
2 Corinthians 7:5
For even when we had come into Macedonia our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; there were fightings outside and fears inside.

The young

Lamentations 2:19
Up! give cries in the night, at the starting of the night-watches; let your heart be flowing out like water before the face of the Lord, lifting up your hands to him for the life of your young children who are falling down, feeble for need of food, at the top of every street.
Lamentations 4:4
The tongue of the child at the breast is fixed to the roof of his mouth for need of drink: the young children are crying out for bread, and no man gives it to them.

General references

Jeremiah 48:43
Fear and death and the net have come on you, O people of Moab, says the Lord.
Jeremiah 51:22
With you man and woman will be broken; with you the old man and the boy will be broken; with you the young man and the virgin will be broken;
Ezekiel 7:15
Outside is the sword, and inside disease and need of food: he who is in the open country will be put to the sword; he who is in the town will come to his end through need of food and disease.
Amos 8:13
In that day the fair virgins and the young men will be feeble from need of water.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain