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 first-born of Israel, (for he the firstborn; and in his defiling his father's bed, the birth-right was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel; and not to be enrolled for the birthright

His horns

Numbers 23:22
God bringing them out of Egypt; as the swiftness of the buffalo to him.
Numbers 24:8
God brought him forth out of Egypt; as the swiftness of the buffalo to him: he shall cut up the nations his enemies; he shall cut off their strong defences, and he shall smite through his arrows.
Job 39:9
Will the buffalo be willing to serve thee, or will he lodge by thy stall?
Psalm 22:21
Save me from the mouth of the lion: and thou didst answer me from the horns of the high.
Psalm 29:6
And he will cause them to leap as a calf; Lebanon and Sirion as the son of buffaloes.
Psalm 92:10
My horn shall be lifted up as a buffalo: I was poured over with fresh oil.
Isaiah 34:7
And the buffaloes shall come down with them, and the bullocks with the strong ones; and their land was drunk from blood, and from fat shall their dust be made fat

He shall push

1 Kings 22:11
And Zedekiah, son of Chenaanah, will make to him horns of iron: and he will say, Thus said Jehovah, With these shalt thou push Aram till thou finished them. .
2 Chronicles 18:10
And Zedekiah son of Chenaanah will make for himself horns of iron; and he will say, Thus said Jehovah, With these shalt thou strike Aram even to finishing them.
Psalm 44:5
In thee we will thrust our enemies: in thy name we will tread down those rising up against us.

The ten thousands

Genesis 48:19
And his father will refuse and will say, I knew my son, I knew: this also shall be into a people, and this also shall be great: and yet his brother the small, shall be great more than he, and his seed shall be a fulness of nations.
Numbers 26:34
These the families of Manasseh, and their reviewing, two and fifty thousand and seven hundred.
Hosea 5:3
I knew Ephraim and Israel were not hid from me: for now thou didst commit fornication, O Ephraim; Israel was deified.
Hosea 6:4
What shall I do to thee, O Ephraim? What shall I do to thee, O Judah? and your kindness as the cloud of the morning, and as the dew being early went away.
Hosea 7:1
As I healed to Israel, the iniquity of Ephraim was uncovered, and the evils of Shomeron: for they did falsehood, and the thief will come in, and the troop invaded without

General references

Numbers 1:32
For the sons of Joseph, for the sons of Ephraim, their generations according to their families, according to the house of their fathers, according to the number of names, from the son of twenty years and above, all going forth to war.