Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Then shall the lambs feed after their manner, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eat.

General references

Bible References

Shall the lambs

Isaiah 7:21
Now in that day a man may keep alive a heifer and a pair of sheep;
Isaiah 17:2
“The cities of Aroer are forsaken;
They will be for flocks to lie down in,
And there will be no one to frighten them.
Isaiah 32:14
Because the palace has been abandoned, the populated city forsaken.
Hill and watch-tower have become caves forever,
A delight for wild donkeys, a pasture for flocks;
Isaiah 40:11
Like a shepherd He will tend His flock,
In His arm He will gather the lambs
And carry them in His bosom;
He will gently lead the nursing ewes.
Isaiah 65:10
Sharon will be a pasture land for flocks,
And the valley of Achor a resting place for herds,
For My people who seek Me.
Zephaniah 2:6
So the seacoast will be pastures,
With caves for shepherds and folds for flocks.

The waste

Isaiah 10:16
Therefore the Lord, the God of hosts, will send a wasting disease among his stout warriors;
And under his glory a fire will be kindled like a burning flame.
Deuteronomy 32:15
But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked—
You are grown fat, thick, and sleek—
Then he forsook God who made him,
And scorned the Rock of his salvation.
Psalm 17:10
They have closed their unfeeling heart,
With their mouth they speak proudly.
Psalm 73:7
Their eye bulges from fatness;
The imaginations of their heart run riot.
Psalm 119:70
Their heart is covered with fat,
But I delight in Your law.
Jeremiah 5:28
‘They are fat, they are sleek,
They also excel in deeds of wickedness;
They do not plead the cause,
The cause of the orphan, that they may prosper;
And they do not defend the rights of the poor.
Amos 4:1
Hear this word, you cows of Bashan who are on the mountain of Samaria,
Who oppress the poor, who crush the needy,
Who say to your husbands, “Bring now, that we may drink!”

Strangers

Isaiah 1:7
Your land is desolate,
Your cities are burned with fire,
Your fields—strangers are devouring them in your presence;
It is desolation, as overthrown by strangers.
Deuteronomy 28:33
A people whom you do not know shall eat up the produce of your ground and all your labors, and you will never be anything but oppressed and crushed continually.
Nehemiah 9:37
Its abundant produce is for the kings
Whom You have set over us because of our sins;
They also rule over our bodies
And over our cattle as they please,
So we are in great distress.
Lamentations 5:2
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers,
Our houses to aliens.
Hosea 8:7
For they sow the wind
And they reap the whirlwind.
The standing grain has no heads;
It yields no grain.
Should it yield, strangers would swallow it up.
Luke 21:24
and they will fall by the edge of the sword, and will be led captive into all the nations; and Jerusalem will be trampled under foot by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.

General references

Lamentations 5:2
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers,
Our houses to aliens.