Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Order ye the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle.

This is a poetical and ironical call to the egyptians to muster their forces; and implies that all their courage and efforts would be vain

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Bible References

This is a poetical and ironical call to the egyptians to muster their forces; and implies that all their courage and efforts would be vain

Jeremiah 51:11
Make sharp the arrows. Hold firm the shields. LORD has stirred up the spirit of the kings of the Medes, because his purpose is against Babylon, to destroy it. For it is the vengeance of LORD, the vengeance of his temple.
Isaiah 8:9
Make an uproar, O ye peoples, and be broken in pieces. And give ear, all ye of far countries. Gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces. Gird yourselves, and be broken in pieces.
Isaiah 21:5
They prepare the table, they set the watch, they eat, they drink. Rise up, ye rulers, anoint the shield.
Joel 3:9
Proclaim ye this among the nations: Prepare war. Stir up the mighty men. Let all the men of war draw near. Let them come up.
Nahum 2:1
He who dashes in pieces has come up against thee. Keep the fortress. Watch the way. Make thy loins strong. Fortify thy power mightily.
Nahum 3:14
Draw thee water for the siege. Strengthen thy fortresses. Go into the clay, and tread the mortar. Make strong the brick kiln.

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Ezekiel 38:7
Be thou prepared. Yea, prepare thyself, thou, and all thy companies that are assembled to thee, and be thou a guard to them.