Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.

General references

Bible References

Are blind

Isaiah 29:10
For Yahweh has poured out upon you a spirit of deep sleep, and he has shut your eyes, the prophets, and he has covered your heads, the seers.
Jeremiah 14:13
Then I said, "Ah, Lord Yahweh, look, the prophets [are] saying to them, 'You will not see [the] sword, and famine will not be yours, but reliable peace I will give to you in this place.'"
Hosea 4:6
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from acting as a priest for me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.
Hosea 9:7
The days of punishment have come; the days of retribution have come; Israel knows! The prophet [is] a fool, the man of the spirit [is] acting like a madman. Because of the greatness of your sin, [your] hostility [is] great.
Matthew 15:14
Let them! They are blind guides of the blind. And if the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit."
Matthew 23:16
"Woe to you, blind guides, who say, 'Whoever swears by the temple, it is nothing! But whoever swears by the gold of the temple is bound [by his oath].'
Luke 6:39
And he also told them a parable: "Surely a blind person cannot lead the blind, [can he]? Will they not both fall into a pit?

They are all dumb

Isaiah 58:1
"Call with [the] throat; you must not keep back! lift up your voice like trumpet, and declare to my people their rebellion, and to the house of Jacob their sins.
Jeremiah 6:13
"For from the smallest of them to the greatest of them, {everyone} makes profit for unlawful gain. And from the prophet to the priest, {everyone} practices deceit.
Jeremiah 23:13
"Now in the prophets of Samaria I saw a disgusting thing. They prophesied by Baal and they caused my people Israel to err.
Ezekiel 3:15
And I went to the exiles [at] Tel Abib, who [were] dwelling near the {Kebar River}, and I sat [where] they [were] dwelling. I sat there seven days in the midst of them, stunned.
Ezekiel 13:16
[that is], the prophets of Israel, the ones prophesying concerning Jerusalem and the ones seeing visions of peace, and there is not peace!'" " {declares} the Lord Yahweh.
Ezekiel 33:6
And [as for] the watchman, if he sees the sword coming and {he does not blow} the horn, and the people [are] not warned, and [the] sword comes and it takes {their lives}, he will be taken through his guilt, but his blood from the hand of the watchman I will seek.'
Philippians 3:2
Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of the mutilation.

Loving

Proverbs 6:4
Do not give sleep to your eyes, or slumber to your eyelids.
Proverbs 24:30
I passed by the field of a lazy person, and over the vineyard of a person lacking {sense};
Jonah 1:2
"Get up! Go to the great city Nineveh and cry out against her, because their evil has come up {before me}."
Nahum 3:18
Your shepherds are sleeping, king of Assyria! Your nobles slumber. Your people are scattered on the mountains; no one can gather them.
Mark 13:34
It is like a man away on a journey, who left his house and gave his slaves authority--to each one his work--and to the doorkeeper he gave orders that he should be on the alert.

General references

Deuteronomy 27:18
'Cursed be the one who misleads a blind person on the road.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'