Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Therefore deliver up their children to the famine, and pour out their blood by the force of the sword; and let their wives be bereaved of their children, and be widows; and let their men be put to death; let their young men be slain by the sword in battle.

Bible References


Jeremiah 11:20
But, O LORD of hosts, who judges righteously, who tries the heart and the mind, I shall see thy vengeance on them, for to thee I have revealed my case.
Jeremiah 12:3
But thou, O LORD, know me. Thou see me, and try my heart toward thee. Pull them out like sheep for the slaughter, and prepare them for the day of slaughter.
Jeremiah 20:1
Now Pashhur, the son of Immer the priest, who was chief officer in the house of LORD, heard Jeremiah prophesying these things.
Psalm 109:9
Let his sons be fatherless, and his wife a widow.
2 Timothy 4:14
Alexander the coppersmith did many evil things to me. May the Lord repay him according to his works,

Let their wives

Jeremiah 15:2
And it shall come to pass, when they say to thee, Where shall we go forth? Then thou shall tell them, Thus says LORD: Such as are for death, to death, and such as are for the sword, to the sword, and such as are for the famine, to
Jeremiah 16:3
For thus says LORD concerning the sons and concerning the daughters that are born in this place, and concerning their mothers who bore them, and concerning their fathers who begot them in this land:
Exodus 22:24
and my wrath shall grow hot, and I will kill you with the sword, and your wives shall be widows, and your sons fatherless.
Deuteronomy 32:25
Outside the sword shall bereave, and in the chambers terror, [to] both young man and virgin, the suckling with the man of gray hairs.
Lamentations 5:3
We are orphans and fatherless. Our mothers are as widows.

Let their young

Jeremiah 9:21
For death has come up into our windows. It has entered into our palaces, to cut off the sons from outside, the young men from the streets.
Jeremiah 11:22
Therefore thus says LORD of hosts: Behold, I will punish them. The young men shall die by the sword. Their sons and their daughters shall die by famine,
2 Chronicles 36:17
Therefore he brought upon them the king of the Chaldeans, who killed their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and had no compassion upon young man or virgin, old man or hoary-headed. He gave them all into his
Amos 4:10
I have sent among you the pestilence according to the manner of Egypt. I have slain your young men with the sword, and have carried away your horses, and I have made the stench of your camp to come up even into your nostrils. Yet y

General references

Psalm 109:9
Let his sons be fatherless, and his wife a widow.
Proverbs 17:13
He who rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
Lamentations 5:3
We are orphans and fatherless. Our mothers are as widows.