Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thus saith the LORD of hosts; The children of Israel and the children of Judah were oppressed together: and all that took them captives held them fast; they refused to let them go.

Bible References

And all

Jeremiah 50:7
They have been attacked by all those who came across them: and their attackers said, We are doing no wrong, because they have done evil against the Lord in whom is righteousness, against the Lord, the hope of their fathers.
Jeremiah 51:34
Nebuchadrezzar, king of Babylon, has made a meal of me, violently crushing me, he has made me a vessel with nothing in it, he has taken me in his mouth like a dragon, he has made his stomach full with my delicate flesh, crushing me with his teeth.
Isaiah 14:17
Who made the world a waste, overturning its towns; who did not let his prisoners loose from the prison-house.
Isaiah 47:6
I was angry with my people, I put shame on my heritage, and gave them into your hands: you had no mercy on them; you put a cruel yoke on those who were old;
Isaiah 49:24
Will the goods of war be taken from the strong man, or the prisoners of the cruel one be let go?
Isaiah 51:23
And I will put it into the hand of your cruel masters, and of those whose yoke has been hard on you; who have said to your soul, Down on your face! so that we may go over you: and you have given your backs like the earth, even like the street, for them to go over.
Isaiah 52:4
For the Lord God says, My people went down at first into Egypt, to get a place for themselves there: and the Assyrian put a cruel yoke on them without cause.
Zechariah 1:15
And I am very angry with the nations who are living untroubled: for when I was only a little angry, they made the evil worse.

They refused

Jeremiah 34:15
And now, turning away from evil, you had done what is right in my eyes, giving a public undertaking for every man to make his neighbour free; and you had made an agreement before me in the house which is named by my name:
Exodus 5:2
And Pharaoh said, Who is the Lord, to whose voice I am to give ear and let Israel go? I have no knowledge of the Lord and I will not let Israel go.
Exodus 8:2
And if you will not let them go, see, I will send frogs into every part of your land:
Exodus 9:2
For if you will not let them go, but still keep them in your power,
Isaiah 14:17
Who made the world a waste, overturning its towns; who did not let his prisoners loose from the prison-house.
Isaiah 58:6
Is not this the holy day for which I have given orders: to let loose those who have wrongly been made prisoners, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the crushed go free, and every yoke be broken?

General references

Deuteronomy 30:7
And the Lord your God will put all these curses on those who are against you, and on your haters who put a cruel yoke on you.
Proverbs 23:11
For their saviour is strong, and he will take up their cause against you.
Jeremiah 51:24
And I will give to Babylon, and to all the people of Chaldaea, their reward for all the evil they have done in Zion before your eyes, says the Lord.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain