Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The burden of the desert of the sea. As whirlwinds in the south pass through; so it cometh from the desert, from a terrible land.

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The burden

Isaiah 13:1
The oracle on Babylon, - of which Isaiah, son of Amoz had vision: -
Isaiah 17:1
The oracle on Damascus, - Lo! Damascus, is to be removed from being a city, And shall become a heap of ruins:

The desert

Isaiah 13:20
It shall not be dwelt in for ever, Neither shall it be inhabited from generation to generation, - Neither shall encamp there, an Arab, Nor, shepherds, fold their flocks there.
Isaiah 14:23
And will make her a possession for the bittern, And marshes of water, - And will sweep it with the besom of destruction, Declareth Yahweh of hosts.
Jeremiah 51:42
The sea, hath gone up over Babylon, - With the multitude of its rolling waves, is she covered.

As whirlwinds

Job 37:9
Out of a chamber cometh a storm-wind, and, out of the north, cold.
Daniel 11:40
And, in the time of the end, will the king of the south, push at him, and the king of the north, will rush against him, with chariots and with horsemen, and with many ships, - and he will enter the lands, and overwhelm and pass over;
Zechariah 9:14
But, Yahweh, over them, will appear, and forth shall go, as lightning, his arrow, - Yea, My Lord Yahweh, with a horn, will blow, and will move along in the whirlwinds of the south.


Isaiah 13:4
The noise of a tumult of kingdoms Nations gathered together, Yahweh of hosts, mustering a host for battle!
Ezekiel 30:11
He, and his people with him the terrible ones of the nations are about to be brought in to destroy the land,- Therefore shall they unsheathe their swords against Egypt, and fill the land with the slain;
Ezekiel 31:12
Therefore have foreigners the terrible of the nations cut him down. And abandoned him, - Upon the mountains and in all valleys, have fallen his waving branches And broken have been his boughs in all the river-beds of the land, And all the peoples of the earth have come down out of his shade. And abandoned him:

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Jeremiah 23:19
Lo! the tempest of Yahweh! Indignation, hath come forth, Even a tempest whirling along: On the head of the lawless, shall it hurl itself down.