Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will shew them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.

Bible References

Scatter

Jeremiah 13:24
So I will send them in all directions, as dry grass is taken away by the wind of the waste land.
Deuteronomy 28:25
The Lord will let you be overcome by your haters: you will go out against them one way, and you will go in flight before them seven ways: you will be the cause of fear among all the kingdoms of the earth.
Job 27:21
The east wind takes him up and he is gone; he is forced violently out of his place.
Hosea 13:15
Though he gives fruit among his brothers, an east wind will come, the wind of the Lord coming up from the waste land, and his spring will become dry, his fountain will be without water: it will make waste the store of all the vessels of his desire.

Shew

Jeremiah 2:27
Who say to a tree, You are my father; and to a stone, You have given me life: for their backs have been turned to me, not their faces: but in the time of their trouble they will say, Up! and be our saviour.
Jeremiah 32:33
And they have been turning their backs and not their faces to me: and though I was their teacher, getting up early and teaching them, their ears were not open to teaching.
Deuteronomy 31:17
In that day my wrath will be moved against them, and I will be turned away from them, veiling my face from them, and destruction will overtake them, and unnumbered evils and troubles will come on them; so that in that day they will say, Have not these evils come on us because our God is not with us?
Judges 10:13
But, for all this, you have given me up and have been servants to other gods: so I will be your saviour no longer.

The day

Jeremiah 46:21
And those who were her fighters for payment are like fat oxen; for they are turned back, they have gone in flight together, they do not keep their place: for the day of their fate has come on them, the time of their punishment.
Deuteronomy 32:35
Punishment is mine and reward, at the time of the slipping of their feet: for the day of their downfall is near, sudden will be their fate.
Proverbs 7:25
Let not your heart be turned to her ways, do not go wandering in her footsteps.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain