Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore they are become great, and waxen rich.

General references

Bible References

Cage

Revelation 18:2
He cried in a mighty voice:

It has fallen,
Babylon the Great has fallen!
She has become a dwelling for demons,
a haunt for every unclean spirit,
a haunt for every unclean bird,
and a haunt for every unclean and despicable beast.

So are

Proverbs 1:11
If they say—“Come with us!
Let’s set an ambush and kill someone.
Let’s attack some innocent person just for fun!
Hosea 12:7
A merchant loves to extort
with dishonest scales in his hands.
Amos 8:4
Hear this, you who trample on the needy
and do away with the poor of the land,
Micah 1:12
Though the residents of Maroth
anxiously wait for something good,
disaster has come from the Lord
to the gate of Jerusalem.
Micah 6:10
Are there still the treasures of wickedness
and the accursed short measure
in the house of the wicked?
Habakkuk 2:9
Woe to him who dishonestly makes
wealth for his house
to place his nest on high,
to escape from the reach of disaster!

General references

Proverbs 4:17
They eat the bread of wickedness
and drink the wine of violence.
Isaiah 59:14
Justice is turned back,
and righteousness stands far off.
For truth has stumbled in the public square,
and honesty cannot enter.

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