Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Chronicles 25:8
For if thou goest, to be strong for war: God will cause thee to falter before the enemy, for there is power with God to help and to cause to falter.
Wherefore did the nations rage, and the peoples will meditate emptiness?
Make friendship, ye peoples, and be broken in pieces; and give ear, every land from afar; be girded and be broken in pieces; be girded and be broken in pieces.
This the word that Jehovah spake concerning him: The virgin daughter of Zion despising to thee, deriding to thee; the daughter of Jerusalem shook her head after thee.
Prepare the covering and the shield, and approach to the war.
Lift ye up a signal against the walls of Babel, strengthen the watch, set up the watchers, prepare the ambushes: for Jehovah also purposed and also did what he spake to the inhabitants of Babel.
Call ye this among the nations: Consecrate war; rouse up the strong ones, they shall draw near, all the men of war shall come up.
For this, thus will I do to thee, O Israel: because that I will do this to thee, prepare to meet thy God, O Israel.
And I gathered all the nations against Jerusalem for war; and the city was taken, and the houses were plundered, and the women shall be ravished; and half the city shall go forth into captivity, and the people being left shall not be cut off from the city.