Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


At Tehaphnehes also the day shall be darkened, when I shall break there the yokes of Egypt: and the pomp of her strength shall cease in her: as for her, a cloud shall cover her, and her daughters shall go into captivity.

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Bible References

The day

Exodus 10:15
For they covered the face of the whole ground, so that the land was darkened, and they ate every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left. And there remained not any green thing, either tree nor herb
Isaiah 5:30
And they shall roar against them in that day like the roaring of the sea. And if [a man] looks to the land, behold, darkness [and] distress, and the light is darkened in the clouds of it.
Isaiah 9:19
Through the wrath of LORD of hosts is the land burnt up, and the people are as the fuel of fire; no man spares his brother.
Isaiah 13:10
For the stars of heaven and the constellations of it shall not give their light. The sun shall be darkened in its going forth, and the moon shall not cause its light to shine.
Joel 3:15
The sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining.
Matthew 24:29
But straightaway after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light. And the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

I shall break

Ezekiel 29:15
It shall be the basest of the kingdoms, nor shall it lift itself up any more above the nations. And I will diminish them, that they shall no more rule over the nations.
Isaiah 9:4
For the yoke of his burden, and the staff of his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, thou have broken as in the day of Midian.
Isaiah 10:27
And it shall come to pass in that day, that his burden shall depart from off thy shoulder, and his yoke from off thy neck, and the yoke shall be destroyed because of fatness.
Isaiah 14:25
that I will break the Assyrian in my land, and tread him under foot upon my mountains. Then shall his yoke depart from off them, and his burden depart from off their shoulder.

The pomp

Ezekiel 31:18
To whom are thou thus like in glory and in greatness among the trees of Eden? Yet thou shall be brought down with the trees of Eden to the nether parts of the earth. Thou shall lie in the midst of the uncircumcised, with those who
Ezekiel 32:18
Son of man, wail for the multitude of Egypt, and cast them down, even her, and the daughters of the famous nations, to the nether parts of the earth, with those who go down into the pit.
Isaiah 14:11
Thy pomp is brought down to Sheol, [and] the noise of thy viols. The worm is spread under thee, and worms cover thee.
Jeremiah 46:20
Egypt is a very fair heifer, [but] destruction out of the north has come, it has come.

A cloud

Ezekiel 30:3
For the day is near, even the day of LORD is near. It shall be a day of clouds, a time of the nations.
Isaiah 19:1
The burden of Egypt. Behold, LORD rides upon a swift cloud, and comes to Egypt. And the idols of Egypt shall tremble at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.

General references

Ezekiel 30:23
And I will scatter the Egyptians among the nations, and will disperse them through the countries.