Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
This is the word which the LORD hath spoken concerning him; The virgin, the daughter of Zion, hath despised thee, and laughed thee to scorn; the daughter of Jerusalem hath shaken her head at thee.
He said, "You will no longer celebrate, oppressed virgin daughter Sidon! Get up, travel to Cyprus, but you will find no relief there."
"Tell these people this, Jeremiah: 'My eyes overflow with tears day and night without ceasing. For my people, my dear children, have suffered a crushing blow. They have suffered a serious wound.
(Samek) He rounded up all my mighty ones; The Lord did this in my midst. He summoned an assembly against me to shatter my young men. The Lord has stomped like grapes the virgin daughter, Judah.
(Mem) With what can I equate you? To what can I compare you, O Daughter Jerusalem? To what can I liken you so that I might comfort you, O Virgin Daughter Zion? Your wound is as deep as the sea. Who can heal you?
"The virgin Israel has fallen down and will not get up again. She is abandoned on her own land with no one to help her get up."
Daughter Zion is left isolated, like a hut in a vineyard, or a shelter in a cucumber field; she is a besieged city.
This very day, standing in Nob, they shake their fist at Daughter Zion's mountain -- at the hill of Jerusalem.
Look, the Lord announces to the entire earth: "Say to Daughter Zion, 'Look, your deliverer comes! Look, his reward is with him and his reward goes before him!'"
Then I will tell about all your praiseworthy acts; in the gates of Daughter Zion I will rejoice because of your deliverance."
Shout for joy, Daughter Zion! Shout out, Israel! Be happy and boast with all your heart, Daughter Jerusalem!
"Sing out and be happy, Zion my daughter! For look, I have come; I will settle in your midst," says the Lord.
Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion! Shout, daughter of Jerusalem! Look! Your king is coming to you: he is legitimate and victorious, humble and riding on a donkey -- on a young donkey, the foal of a female donkey.
"Tell the people of Zion, 'Look, your king is coming to you, unassuming and seated on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a donkey.'"
You will be broken, O nations; you will be shattered! Pay attention, all you distant lands of the earth! Get ready for battle, and you will be shattered! Get ready for battle, and you will be shattered!
1 Samuel 17:36
Your servant has struck down both the lion and the bear. This uncircumcised Philistine will be just like one of them. For he has defied the armies of the living God!"
The kings of the earth form a united front; the rulers collaborate against the Lord and his anointed king.
By David. The Lord delivers and vindicates me! I fear no one! The Lord protects my life! I am afraid of no one!
May lying lips be silenced -- lips that speak defiantly against the innocent with arrogance and contempt!
For the music director; by the Korahites; according to the alamoth style; a song. God is our strong refuge; he is truly our helper in times of trouble.
Proclaim this among the nations: "Prepare for a holy war! Call out the warriors! Let all these fighting men approach and attack!
I also could speak like you, if you were in my place; I could pile up words against you and I could shake my head at you.
All who see me taunt me; they mock me and shake their heads.
Those who passed by defamed him, shaking their heads
"'Be ready and stay ready, you and all your companies assembled around you, and be a guard for them.