Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For because thou hast trusted in thy works and in thy treasures, thou shalt also be taken: and Chemosh shall go forth into captivity with his priests and his princes together.

His priests

General references

Bible References

Because

Jeremiah 9:23
Thus hath the LORD said, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches;
Jeremiah 13:25
This shall be thy lot, the portion of thy measures from me said the LORD; because thou hast forgotten me, and trusted in falsehood.
Psalm 40:4
Blessed is that man that makes the LORD his trust and does not respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.
Psalm 49:6
Those that trust in their wealth and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;
Psalm 52:7
Behold, this is the man that did not make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches and strengthened himself in his wickedness.
Psalm 62:8
Wait in him at all times; ye peoples, pour out your heart before him; God is our refuge. Selah.
Isaiah 59:4
No one calls for righteousness, nor do any judge by the truth; they trust in vanity, and speak vanities; they conceive trouble and bring forth iniquity.
Ezekiel 28:2
Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because thy heart has lifted thee up and thou hast said, I am God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas (yet thou art man, and not God); and thou hast set thine heart as the heart of God:
Hosea 10:13
Ye have plowed wickedness, ye have reaped iniquity; ye shall eat the fruit of lies because thou didst trust in thy way and in the multitude of thy mighty men.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge those that are rich in this world, that they not be highminded, not placing their hope in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;
Revelation 18:7
As much as she has glorified herself and lived deliciously, give her that much torment and sorrow; for she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.

His priests

Jeremiah 49:3
Howl, O Heshbon, for Ai is spoiled; cry, ye daughters of Rabbah, gird yourselves with sackcloth; lament and run to and fro by the hedges, for their king shall go into captivity, and his priests and his princes together.

General references

Numbers 21:29
Woe to thee, Moab! thou art undone, O people of Chemosh; he has put thy sons to flight and thy daughters into captivity because of Sihon king of the Amorites.
Amos 2:3
and I will cut off the judge from the midst thereof and will slay all the princes thereof with him, said the LORD.