Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.
I will pursue
I will pursue
Benjamin is a ravenous wolf; in the morning devouring the prey, and in the evening dividing the plunder."
No doubt they are gathering and dividing the plunder -- a girl or two for each man to rape! Sisera is grabbing up colorful cloth, he is grabbing up colorful embroidered cloth, two pieces of colorful embroidered cloth, for the neck of the plunderer!'
1 Kings 19:2
Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah with this warning, "May the gods judge me severely if by this time tomorrow I do not take your life as you did theirs!"
1 Kings 20:10
Ben Hadad sent another message to him, "May the gods judge me severely if there is enough dirt left in Samaria for my soldiers to scoop up in their hands."
Indeed, he says: "Are not my officials all kings?
Who among all the gods of these lands have rescued their lands from my power? So how can the Lord rescue Jerusalem from my power?'"
So I will assign him a portion with the multitudes, he will divide the spoils of victory with the powerful, because he willingly submitted to death and was numbered with the rebels, when he lifted up the sin of many and intervened on behalf of the rebels."
You pierce the heads of his warriors with a spear. They storm forward to scatter us; they shout with joy as if they were plundering the poor with no opposition.
But when a stronger man attacks and conquers him, he takes away the first man's armor on which the man relied and divides up his plunder.
When it was reported to the king of Egypt that the people had fled, the heart of Pharaoh and his servants was turned against the people, and the king and his servants said, "What in the world have we done? For we have released the people of Israel from serving us!"
The Egyptians chased them and followed them into the middle of the sea -- all the horses of Pharaoh, his chariots, and his horsemen.
1 Kings 20:3
He said to him, "This is what Ben Hadad says, 'Your silver and your gold are mine, as well as the best of your wives and sons.'"
But then one passes by, and suddenly they have disappeared! I looked for them, but they could not be found.
When a wicked person dies, his expectation perishes, and the hope of his strength perishes.
If you should pound the fool in the mortar among the grain with the pestle, his foolishness would not depart from him.