Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou art become guilty in thy blood that thou hast shed; and hast defiled thyself in thine idols which thou hast made; and thou hast caused thy days to draw near, and art come even unto thy years: therefore have I made thee a reproach unto the heathen, and a mocking to all countries.
Now, thou son of man, wilt thou not judge, wilt thou not judge the city that spills innocent blood and cause her to know all her abominations?
2 Kings 21:16
Moreover, Manasseh shed innocent blood very much until he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another besides his sin with which he made Judah sin so that they would do that which was evil in the sight of the LORD.
And thou hast
And, behold, ye are risen up in the place of your fathers, an increase of sinful men, to augment yet the fierce anger of the LORD toward Israel.
Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers.
1 Thessalonians 2:16
forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they might be saved, to fill up the measure of their sins always, for the wrath of God has come upon them to the uttermost.
And I will make thee a desert and a reproach among the Gentiles that are round about thee, in the sight of all that pass by.
before thy wickedness discovered itself, as at the time of the reproach of the daughters of Syria and of all the daughters of the Philistines round about, who despise thee in everything.
And thou, son of man, prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD concerning the Ammonites and concerning their reproach; even say thou, The sword, the sword is drawn for the slaughter; it is furbished to consume with brightness:
And I will bring the land into desolation, and your enemies who dwell therein shall be astonished at it.
And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword among all nations where the LORD shall carry thee away.
even all Gentiles shall say, Why has the LORD done thus unto this land? What means the heat of this great anger?
1 Kings 9:7
I will cut off Israel out of the land which I have given them, and this house, which I have sanctified unto my name, I will cast out of my sight, and Israel shall be a proverb and a byword among all peoples;
2 Chronicles 7:20
I will pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name, I will cast out of my presence, and will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all peoples.
Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and a derision to those that are round about us.
We are reproached by our neighbours, scorned, and derided by those that are round about us.
All that pass by the way spoil him; he is a reproach to his neighbours.
to make their land desolate, and a perpetual hissing; every one that passes thereby shall be astonished and wag his head.
And I give them to be removed, for evil unto all the kingdoms of the earth, for infamy, and for reproach and for a proverb, and for a curse unto all the places where I shall drive them.
In that ye provoke me unto wrath with the works of your hands, burning incense unto other gods in the land of Egypt, where ye are gone to dwell. Why do ye cut yourselves off that ye might be a curse and a reproach to all the Gentiles of the earth?
Samech All that passed by clapped their hands over thee and whistled and wagged their heads over the daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city that men called The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?
O Lord, according to all thy righteousness, let thine anger and thy fury be turned away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain: because for our sins and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and all thy people is given in reproach to all that are about us.
Ye have multiplied your slain in this city, and ye have filled the streets thereof with the slain.