Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that ladeth himself with thick clay!
And he took up his parable, and said, From Aram hath Balak brought me, The king of Moab from the mountains of the East: Come, curse me Jacob, And come, defy Israel.
that thou shalt take up this parable against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!
and of them shall be taken up a curse by all the captives of Judah that are in Babylon, saying, Jehovah make thee like Zedekiah and like Ahab, whom the king of Babylon roasted in the fire;
Because of the wrath of Jehovah she shall not be inhabited, but she shall be wholly desolate: every one that goeth by Babylon shall be astonished, and hiss at all her plagues.
The strong among the mighty shall speak to him out of the midst of Sheol with them that help him: they are gone down, they lie still, even the uncircumcised, slain by the sword.
In that day shall they take up a parable against you, and lament with a doleful lamentation, and'say, We are utterly ruined: he changeth the portion of my people: how doth he remove it from me! to the rebellious he divideth our fields.
They come all of them for violence; the set of their faces is forwards; and they gather captives as the sand.
He hath swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again; God will cast them out of his belly.
For thou hast taken pledges of thy brother for nought, And stripped the naked of their clothing.
He that oppresseth the poor to increase his gain , And he that giveth to the rich,'shall come only to want.
Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon hath devoured me, he hath crushed me, he hath made me an empty vessel, he hath, like a monster, swallowed me up, he hath filled his maw with my delicacies; he hath cast me out.
Come now, ye rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming upon you.
Jehovah, how long shall the wicked, How long shall the wicked triumph?
But God said unto him, Thou foolish one, this night is thy soul required of thee; and the things which thou hast prepared, whose shall they be?
1 Corinthians 7:29
But this I say, brethren, the time is shortened, that henceforth both those that have wives may be as though they had none;
1 Peter 4:7
But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore of sound mind, and be sober unto prayer:
Behold, is it not of Jehovah of hosts that the peoples labor for the fire, and the nations weary themselves for vanity?
He feedeth on ashes; a deceived heart hath turned him aside; and he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?
Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come ye to Heshbon; Let the city of Sihon be built and established: