Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For this cause, say the poets - Enter ye Heshbon, - Built and prepared be the city of Sihon;
That the king had granted unto the Jews who were in every city, to gather themselves together, and to stand for their life, to destroy, to slay and to cause to perish - all the force of the people and province who should distress them, their little ones and women, - and to take the spoil of them as a prey:
How happy the man who shall snatch away and dash thy children against the crag.
A voice of outcry from Babylon! And a great crash from the land of the Chaldeans!