Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns: with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.

The firstling

General references

Bible References

The firstling

1 Chronicles 5:1
And the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel, for, he, was the firstborn, but because he defiled the couch of his father, his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph son of Israel, - and he is not to be enrolled in the place of firstborn,

His horns

Numbers 23:22
GOD having brought them forth out of Egypt, The very horns of the buffalo, are his:
Numbers 24:8
GOD having brought him forth out of Egypt, The very horns of the buffalo, are his, - He eateth up nations that assail him And the bones of them, he breaketh And the loins of him, he crusheth:
Job 39:9
Will the Wild-Ox be pleased to be thy servant? or lodge for the night by thy crib?
Psalm 22:21
Save me from the mouth of the lion, - Yea, from the horns of wild beasts, hast thou delivered me.
Psalm 29:6
And hath made them leap like a calf, Lebanon and Sirion, like the bull-calf of wild-oxen;
Psalm 92:10
But thou wilt exalt, as those of the buffalo, my horn, I have been anointed, with fresh oil.
Isaiah 34:7
Then shall buffaloes come down with them, And bullocks with bulls, - So shall their land be soaked with blood, And, their dust, with fat, shall be enriched.

He shall push

1 Kings 22:11
when Zedekiah son of Chenaanah made himself horns of iron, - and said - Thus, saith Yahweh, - With these, shalt thou push down the Syrians, until thou hast consumed them.
2 Chronicles 18:10
Then did Zedekiah son of Chenaanah make him horns of iron, - and said - Thus, saith Yahweh, With these, shalt thou push Syria, until they are consumed.
Psalm 44:5
By thee, will we thrust at, our adversaries, In thy Name, will we tread down our assailants;

The ten thousands

Genesis 48:19
And his father refused, and said - I know - my son, I know! He also, shall become a people, and he also, shall become great, - but nevertheless, his younger brother, shall become greater than he, and his seed, shall become a filling up of the nations.
Numbers 26:34
These, are the families of Manasseh, - and, they who were numbered of them, - fifty-two thousand, and seven hundred.
Hosea 5:3
I, have known Ephraim, and, Israel, hath not been hidden from me, - for, now, hast thou committed unchastity, O Ephraim, Israel, hath made himself impure.
Hosea 6:4
What can I do unto thee, O Ephraim? What can I do unto thee, O Judah? for, your lovingkindness, is like a morning cloud, yea, like the dew, early departing!
Hosea 7:1
When I would have brought healing to Israel, then was disclosed the iniquity of Ephraim, and the wicked doings of Samaria, for they have wrought falsehood, - when, a thief, would enter, a band roamed about, outside,

General references

Numbers 1:32
Of the sons of Joseph - Of the sons of Ephraim, in their pedigrees - by their families by their ancestral houses, - in the counting of names, from twenty years old, and upwards, every one able to go forth to war;