Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!

Bible References

When

2 Chronicles 13:7
Lawless good-for-nothing men gathered around him and conspired against Rehoboam son of Solomon, when Rehoboam was an inexperienced young man and could not resist them.
2 Chronicles 33:1
Manasseh was twelve years old when he became king, and he reigned for fifty-five years in Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 36:2
Jehoahaz was twenty-three years old when he became king, and he reigned three months in Jerusalem.
Isaiah 3:4
The Lord says, "I will make youths their officials; malicious young men will rule over them.

And

Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker and strong drink is a brawler; whoever goes astray by them is not wise.
Isaiah 5:11
Those who get up early to drink beer are as good as dead, those who keep drinking long after dark until they are intoxicated with wine.
Isaiah 28:7
Even these men stagger because of wine, they stumble around because of beer -- priests and prophets stagger because of beer, they are confused because of wine, they stumble around because of beer; they stagger while seeing prophetic visions, they totter while making legal decisions.
Hosea 7:5
At the celebration of their king, his princes become inflamed with wine; they conspire with evildoers.

In the

Jeremiah 21:12
O royal family descended from David. The Lord says: 'See to it that people each day are judged fairly. Deliver those who have been robbed from those who oppress them. Otherwise, my wrath will blaze out against you. It will burn like a fire that cannot be put out because of the evil that you have done.

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