Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Therefore my people are gone into captivity, because they have no knowledge: and their honourable men are famished, and their multitude dried up with thirst.

Honourable men are famished

Bible References

Because

Isaiah 1:3
The ox knows its owner,
and the donkey its master’s feeding trough,
but Israel does not know;
My people do not understand.”
Isaiah 27:11
When its branches dry out, they will be broken off.
Women will come and make fires with them,
for they are not a people with understanding.
Therefore their Maker will not have compassion on them,
and their Creator will not be gracious to them.
Jeremiah 8:7
Even the stork in the sky
knows her seasons.
The turtledove, swallow, and crane
are aware of their migration,
but My people do not know
the requirements of the Lord.
Hosea 4:6
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
Because you have rejected knowledge,
I will reject you from serving as My priest.
Since you have forgotten the law of your God,
I will also forget your sons.
Matthew 23:16
“Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘Whoever takes an oath by the sanctuary, it means nothing. But whoever takes an oath by the gold of the sanctuary is bound by his oath.’
Luke 19:44
They will crush you and your children within you to the ground, and they will not leave one stone on another in you, because you did not recognize the time of your visitation.”
John 3:19
“This, then, is the judgment: The light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than the light because their deeds were evil.
Romans 1:28
And because they did not think it worthwhile to acknowledge God, God delivered them over to a worthless mind to do what is morally wrong.
2 Peter 3:5
They willfully ignore this: Long ago the heavens and the earth were brought about from water and through water by the word of God.

Honourable men are famished

Jeremiah 14:18
If I go out to the field,
look—those slain by the sword!
If I enter the city,
look—those ill from famine!
For both prophet and priest
travel to a land they do not know.
Lamentations 4:4
ד DaletThe nursing infant’s tongue
clings to the roof of his mouth from thirst.
Little children beg for bread,
but no one gives them any.

Multitude

Jeremiah 14:3
Their nobles send their servants for water.
They go to the cisterns;
they find no water;
their containers return empty.
They are ashamed and humiliated;
they cover their heads.
Amos 8:13
In that day the beautiful young women,
the young men also, will faint from thirst.

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.