Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the swelling of Jordan against the habitation of the strong: but I will suddenly make him run away from her: and who is a chosen man, that I may appoint over her? for who is like me? and who will appoint me the time? and who is that shepherd that will stand before me?
He shall come
A lion is gone up from his thicket, and a destroyer of nations; he is on his way, he is gone forth from his place, to make thy land desolate, that thy cities be laid waste, without inhabitant.
Behold, the enemy'shall come up like a lion from the pride of the Jordan against the strong habitation: for I will suddenly make them run away from it; and whoso is chosen, him will I appoint over it: for who is like me? and who will appoint me a time? and who is the shepherd that can stand before me?
A voice of the wailing of the shepherds! for their glory is destroyed: a voice of the roaring of young lions! for the pride of the Jordan is laid waste.
If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and though in a land of peace thou art secure, yet how wilt thou do in the pride of the Jordan?
and when they that bare the ark were come unto the Jordan, and the feet of the priests that bare the ark were dipped in the brink of the water (for the Jordan overfloweth all its banks all the time of harvest,)
1 Chronicles 12:15
These are they that went over the Jordan in the first month, when it had overflowed all its banks; and they put to flight all them of the valleys, both toward the east, and toward the west.
Who is like
Who is like unto thee, O Jehovah, among the gods? Who is like thee, glorious in holiness, Fearful in praises, doing wonders?
For who in the skies can be compared unto Jehovah? Who among the sons of the mighty is like unto Jehovah,
Who is like unto Jehovah our God, That hath his seat on high,
To whom then will ye liken me, that I should be equal to him ? saith the Holy One.
Appoint me the time
If we speak of strength, lo, he is mighty! And if of justice, Who,'saith he , will summon me?
Oh that I knew where I might find him! That I might come even to his seat!
Shall he that cavilleth contend with the Almighty? He that argueth with God, let him answer it.
Who is this that hideth counsel without knowledge? Therefore have I uttered that which I understood not, Things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.
And enter not into judgment with thy servant; For in thy sight no man living is righteous.
And their prince shall be of themselves, and their ruler shall proceed from the midst of them; and I will cause him to draw near, and he shall approach unto me: for who is he that hath had boldness to approach unto me? saith Jehovah.
None is so fierce that he dare stir him up; Who then is he that can stand before me?
Thou, even thou, art to be feared; And who may stand in thy sight when once thou art angry?
Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his wrath is poured out like fire, and the rocks are broken asunder by him.
for the great day of their wrath is come; and who is able to stand?
and Moses alone shall come near unto Jehovah; but they shall not come near; neither shall the people go up with him.