Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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 the name of the second, he called Ephraim; for God caused me to flourish in the land of my affliction.
Genesis 48:19
And his father will refuse and will say, I knew my son, I knew: this also shall be into a people, and this also shall be great: and yet his brother the small, shall be great more than he, and his seed shall be a fulness of nations.
Genesis 49:22
Joseph a fruitful son, a fruitful son upon a fountain, the daughters mounting over a wall.
Deuteronomy 33:17
The honor to him the first-born of the bullock, his horns the horns of the unicorn: with them he will thrust the peoples together to the extremity of the earth: these the ten thousands of Ephraim, and these the thousands of Manasseh

An east

Hosea 4:19
The wind bound her up in her wings, and they shall be ashamed of their sacrifices
Psalm 1:4
Not so the unjust: but as the chaff which the wind shall drive away.
Isaiah 17:13
To the nations as the tumult of many waters they shall rage, and he rebuked him and he fled from far off and was pursued as the chief of the mountains before the wind and as stubble before the whirlwind.
Isaiah 41:16
Thou shalt winnow them, and the wind shall lift them up, and the storm shall scatter them: and thou shalt rejoice in Jehovah, and glory in the Holy One of Israel.
Jeremiah 4:11
In that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem, A clear wind of the naked hills in the desert the way of the daughter of my people, not for winnowing, and not for separating.
Ezekiel 17:10
And behold, being planted, shall it prosper? as the east wind strikes upon it? drying up, shall it not be dried up? it shall be dried up upon the risings of its springing up.
Ezekiel 19:12
And she shall be plucked up in wrath, she was cast down to the earth, and the wind of the east dried up her fruit: the rods of her strength were broken and dried up, and the fire consumed them.

His spring

Hosea 9:11
Ephraim shall fly away as a bird, their glory of birth and of the womb and of conception.
Job 18:16
From underneath, his roots shall be dried up, and from above, his harvest shall be cut off.
Psalm 109:13
His descendants shall be for cutting off; in the later generation their name shall be wiped off.
Isaiah 14:21
Prepare slaughter for his sons, for the iniquity of their fathers; they shall not rise and possess the land, and fill the face of the habitable globe with cities.

Pleasant vessels

Daniel 11:8
And also their gods with their molten images, with the vessels of their desire of silver and gold he shall bring in captivity to Egypt; and he shall stand years above the king of the north.
Nahum 2:9
They plundered silver, they plundered gold: and no end to her splendid equipage; glory from all the vessels of desire.

General references

Isaiah 17:9
In that day shall his strong cities be as the forsaken thicket, and the summit which they forsook from the face of the sons of Israel: and it was a desolation.