Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, whose glorious beauty is a fading flower, which are on the head of the fat valleys of them that are overcome with wine!

Bible References

The crown

Isaiah 28:3
With the feet shall the crown of pride, the hirelings of Ephraim, be trodden down.
Hosea 5:5
And the pride of Israel was humbled in his face, and Israel and Ephraim shall be weak in their iniquity; Judah also being weak with them.
Hosea 6:10
In the house of Israel I saw something horrible: there the fornications to Ephraim, Israel was defiled.


Isaiah 28:7
And these also went astray by wine, and by strong drink they erred; the priest and the prophet went astray by strong drink, they were swallowed up from wine, they erred from strong drink, they went astray in seeing, they wavered in judgment.
Isaiah 5:11
Wo to those rising early in the morning, they will follow strong drink; remaining in the evening, wine will inflame them.
Proverbs 23:29
To whom wo? to whom want? to whom strife? to whom complaint? to whom wounds gratuitously? to whom dark fleshings of the eyes?
Hosea 4:11
Fornication and wine and new wine will take away the heart.
Hosea 7:5
The day of our king the chiefs began anger from wine; stretching forth his hand with mockers.
Amos 2:8
And upon garments taken in pledge they will turn by every altar, and they will drink the wine of the amerced in the house of their God.
Amos 6:6
Drinking wine in vases, and they will anoint with the chief of ointments: and they were not grieved for the breaking of Joseph.


Isaiah 28:4
And the flower falling away was the glory of his beauty which is upon the head of the valley of fatness, as the first-fruits before fruit harvest which he looking at it shall see, in its continuing in his hand he will swallow it up.
Isaiah 7:8
For the head of Aram, Damascus, and the head of Damascus, Rezin, and in yet sixty and five years Ephraim shall be broken from a people.
Isaiah 8:4
For before the boy shall know to call, My father and my mother, he shall lift up the strength of Damascus and the spoil of Shomeron before the king of Assur.
2 Kings 14:25
He turned back the bound of Is reel from the entrance of Hamath, even to the sea of the sterile region, according to the word of Jehovah the God of Israel which he spake by the hand of his servant Jonah, the son of Amittai the prophet, which was of the winepress of the pit.
2 Kings 15:29
In the days of Pekah king of Israel, came Tiglath-Pileser, king of Assyria, and he will take Ijon, and Abel of the house of oppression, and Janoah, and Kadesh and Hazer, and Gilead, and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali, and he will carry them captive to Assyria.
2 Kings 18:10
And he will take it from the end of three years: in the sixth year to Hezekiah, this the ninth year to Hoshea, king of Israel, Shomeron was taken.
2 Chronicles 28:6
And Pekah son of Remaliah will kill in Judah a hundred and twenty thousand in one day, the whole sons of strength; in their forsaking Jehovah the God of their fathers
2 Chronicles 30:6
And the runners will go with the letters from the hand of the king and his chiefs in all Israel and Judah, and according to the command of the king, saying, Ye sons of Israel, turn back to Jehovah the God of Abraham, Isaak and Israel, and he will turn back to the escaping being left to you from the hand of the king of Assur.
Amos 6:1
Wo! to those living at ease in Zion, and trusting in the mountain of Shomeron, being distinguished the chief of the nations, and to them the house of Israel came.

General references

Deuteronomy 11:11
And the land where ye are passing over there to possess it, a land of mountains and valleys; according to the rain of the heavens it will drink water.
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.
Zechariah 9:6
And a foreigner dwelt in Ashdod, and I cut off the pride of the rovers