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
The lion has come up from his thicket, and the destroyer of the nations is on his way; he has gone forth from his place to make your land desolate; and your cities shall be laid waste, without an inhabitant.
Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the thickets of Jordan unto the habitation of the strong: but I will make them suddenly run away from her: and who is a chosen man, that I may appoint over her? for who is like me? and who will arraign me? and who is that shepherd that will stand before me?
There is a sound of the wailing of the shepherds; for their glory is in ruins: a sound of the roaring of young lions; for the pride of the Jordan is in ruins.
If you have run with the footmen, and they have wearied you, then how can you contend with horses? and if in the land of peace, in which you trusted, they wearied you, then how will you do in the jungle of the Jordan?
And as they that bore the ark were come unto the Jordan, and the feet of the priests that bore the ark dipped in the edge of the water, (for Jordan overflows 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 you, O LORD, among the gods? who is like you, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?
For who in the heaven can be compared unto the LORD? who among the sons of the mighty can be likened unto the LORD?
Who is like unto the LORD our God, who dwells on high,
To whom then will you liken me, or shall I be equal? says the Holy One.
Appoint me the time
If I speak of strength, lo, he is strong: and if of justice, who shall set me a time to plead?
Oh that I knew where I might find him! that I might come even to his seat!
Shall he that contends with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproves God, let him answer it.
Who is he that hides counsel without knowledge? therefore have I uttered what I understood not; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.
And enter not into judgment with your servant: for in your sight shall no man living be justified.
And their nobles shall be from themselves, and their governor shall proceed from the midst of them; and I will cause him to draw near, and he shall approach unto me: for who is this that devoted his heart to approach unto me? says the LORD.
None is so fierce that would dare stir him up: who then is able to stand before me?
You, even you, are to be feared: and who may stand in your sight when once you are angry?
Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him.
For the great day of his wrath has come; and who shall be able to stand?
And Moses alone shall come near the LORD: but they shall not come near; neither shall the people go up with him.