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
And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of demons, and the hold of every unclean spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.

So are

Proverbs 1:11
If they say, Come with us, let us lay in wait for blood; let us ambush the innocent without cause.
Hosea 12:7
He is a merchant who has the balances of deceit in his hand; he loves to oppress.
Amos 8:4
Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, and cut off the poor of the land,
Micah 1:12
For the inhabitant of Maroth was pained because of good; therefore evil came down from the LORD unto the gate of Jerusalem.
Micah 6:10
Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked and the scant measure that is abominable?
Habakkuk 2:9
Woe to him that covets ill-gotten gain by violence for his house that he may set his nest on high, that he may escape from the power of evil!

General references

Proverbs 4:17
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Isaiah 59:14
and that which is right has departed, and righteousness withdrew afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity could not enter.