Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

That thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!

Bible References

Proverb

Jeremiah 24:9
I will give them up to be a cause of fear and of trouble among all the kingdoms of the earth; to be a name of shame and common talk and a cutting word and a curse in all the places wherever I will send them wandering.
Ezekiel 5:15
And you will be a name of shame and a cause of bitter words, an example and a wonder to the nations round about you, when I give effect to my judging among you in wrath and in passion and in burning protests: I the Lord have said it:
Habakkuk 2:6
Will not all these take up a word of shame against him and a bitter saying against him, and say, A curse on him who goes on taking what is not his and is weighted down with the property of debtors!

Golden city

Isaiah 13:19
And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beautiful town which is the pride of the Chaldaeans, will be like God's destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.
Isaiah 45:2
I will go before you, and make the rough places level: the doors of brass will be broken, and the iron rods cut in two:
2 Chronicles 36:18
And all the vessels of the house of God, great and small, and the stored wealth of the Lord's house and the wealth of the king and his chiefs, he took away to Babylon.
Lamentations 4:1
How dark has the gold become! how changed the best gold! the stones of the holy place are dropping out at the top of every street.
Daniel 2:38
Wherever the children of men are living; into whose hands he has given the beasts of the field and the birds of heaven, and has made you ruler over them all, you are the head of gold.
Revelation 18:16
Saying, Sorrow, sorrow for the great town, she who was clothed in delicate linen, and purple, and red; with ornaments of gold and stones of great price and jewels!

General references

Numbers 21:27
So the makers of wise sayings say, Come to Heshbon, building up the town of Sihon and making it strong:
Jeremiah 49:25
How has the town of praise been wasted, the place of joy!
Jeremiah 50:23
How is the hammer of all the earth cut in two and broken! how has Babylon become a waste among the nations!

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