Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Though he be fruitful among his brethren, an east wind shall come, the wind of the LORD shall come up from the wilderness, and his spring shall become dry, and his fountain shall be dried up: he shall spoil the treasure of all pleasant vessels.

Pleasant vessels

General references

Bible References

He be

Genesis 41:52
And to the second he gave the name Ephraim, for he said, God has given me fruit in the land of my sorrow.
Genesis 48:19
But his father would not, saying, I am doing it on purpose, my son; he will certainly become a nation and a great one; but his younger brother will be greater than he, and his seed will become a great family of nations.
Genesis 49:22
Joseph is a young ox, whose steps are turned to the fountain;
Deuteronomy 33:17
He is a young ox, glory is his; his horns are the horns of the mountain ox, with which all peoples will be wounded, even to the ends of the earth: they are the ten thousands of Ephraim and the thousands of Manasseh.

An east

Hosea 4:19
They are folded in the skirts of the wind; they will be shamed because of their offerings.
Psalm 1:4
The evil-doers are not so; but are like the dust from the grain, which the wind takes away.
Isaiah 17:13
But he will put a stop to them, and make them go in flight far away, driving them like the waste of the grain on the tops of the mountains before the wind, and like the circling dust before the storm.
Isaiah 41:16
You will send the wind over them, and it will take them away; they will go in all directions before the storm-wind: you will have joy in the Lord, and be glad in the Holy One of Israel.
Jeremiah 4:11
At that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem, A burning wind from the open hilltops in the waste land is blowing on the daughter of my people, not for separating or cleaning the grain;
Ezekiel 17:10
And if it is planted will it do well? will it not become quite dry at the touch of the east wind, drying up in the bed where it was planted?
Ezekiel 19:12
But she was uprooted in burning wrath, and made low on the earth; the east wind came, drying her up, and her branches were broken off; her strong rod became dry, the fire made a meal of it.

His spring

Hosea 9:11
As for Ephraim, their glory will go in flight like a bird: there will be no birth and no one with child and no giving of life.
Job 18:16
Under the earth his roots are dry, and over it his branch is cut off.
Psalm 109:13
Let his seed be cut off; in the coming generation let their name go out of memory.
Isaiah 14:21
Make ready a place of death for his children, because of the evil-doing of their father; so that they may not come up and take the earth for their heritage, covering the face of the world with waste places.

Pleasant vessels

Daniel 11:8
And their gods and their metal images and their fair vessels of silver and gold he will take away into the south; and for some years he will keep away from the king of the north.
Nahum 2:9
Take silver, take gold; for there is no end to the store; take for yourselves a weight of things to be desired.

General references

Isaiah 17:9
In that day your towns will be like the waste places of the Hivites and the Amorites which the children of Israel took for a heritage, and they will come to destruction.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain