Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Let not the swift flee away, nor the mighty man escape; they shall stumble, and fall toward the north by the river Euphrates.

Bible References

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Judges 4:15
The Lord routed Sisera and all his chariots and all his army with the edge of the sword before Barak; and Sisera alighted from his chariot and fled away on foot.
Psalm 33:16
The king is not saved by a mighty army;
A warrior is not delivered by great strength.
Psalm 147:10
He does not delight in the strength of the horse;
He does not take pleasure in the legs of a man.
Ecclesiastes 9:11
I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the warriors, and neither is bread to the wise nor wealth to the discerning nor favor to men of ability; for time and chance overtake them all.
Isaiah 30:16
And you said, “No, for we will flee on horses,”
Therefore you shall flee!
“And we will ride on swift horses,”
Therefore those who pursue you shall be swift.
Amos 2:14
Flight will perish from the swift,
And the stalwart will not strengthen his power,
Nor the mighty man save his life.
Amos 9:1
I saw the Lord standing beside the altar, and He said,
“Smite the capitals so that the thresholds will shake,
And break them on the heads of them all!
Then I will slay the rest of them with the sword;
They will not have a fugitive who will flee,
Or a refugee who will escape.

Stumble

Jeremiah 46:12
The nations have heard of your shame,
And the earth is full of your cry of distress;
For one warrior has stumbled over another,
And both of them have fallen down together.
Jeremiah 20:11
But the Lord is with me like a dread champion;
Therefore my persecutors will stumble and not prevail.
They will be utterly ashamed, because they have failed,
With an everlasting disgrace that will not be forgotten.
Jeremiah 50:32
“The arrogant one will stumble and fall
With no one to raise him up;
And I will set fire to his cities
And it will devour all his environs.”
Psalm 27:2
When evildoers came upon me to devour my flesh,
My adversaries and my enemies, they stumbled and fell.
Isaiah 8:15
“Many will stumble over them,
Then they will fall and be broken;
They will even be snared and caught.”
Daniel 11:19
So he will turn his face toward the fortresses of his own land, but he will stumble and fall and be found no more.

Toward

Jeremiah 46:10
For that day belongs to the Lord God of hosts,
A day of vengeance, so as to avenge Himself on His foes;
And the sword will devour and be satiated
And drink its fill of their blood;
For there will be a slaughter for the Lord God of hosts,
In the land of the north by the river Euphrates.
Jeremiah 1:14
Then the Lord said to me, “Out of the north the evil will break forth on all the inhabitants of the land.
Jeremiah 4:6
“Lift up a standard toward Zion!
Seek refuge, do not stand still,
For I am bringing evil from the north,
And great destruction.
Jeremiah 6:1
“Flee for safety, O sons of Benjamin,
From the midst of Jerusalem!
Now blow a trumpet in Tekoa
And raise a signal over Beth-haccerem;
For evil looks down from the north,
And a great destruction.
Jeremiah 25:9
behold, I will send and take all the families of the north,’ declares the Lord, ‘and I will send to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, My servant, and will bring them against this land and against its inhabitants and against all these nations round about; and I will utterly destroy them and make them a horror and a hissing, and an everlasting desolation.