Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A drought is upon her waters; and they shall be dried up: for it is the land of graven images, and they are mad upon their idols.

Bible References

A drought

Jeremiah 50:12
Your mother, hath turned very pale, She that bare you, hath turned red, - Lo! the last of nations, is - A desert, A parched land, and A waste plain,
Jeremiah 51:32
and The fords, have been seized, and The reeds, have they burned with fire; and The men of war, are dismayed!
Isaiah 44:27
Who saith to the deep - Be dry and Thy rivers, will I drain!
Revelation 16:12
And, the sixth, poured out his bowl upon the great river: theEuphrates; and the water thereof, was dried up, that the way might be prepared, of the kings who were from the rising of the sun.
Revelation 17:15
And he saith unto me - The waters which thou sawest, where the harlot sitteth, are, peoples and multitudes, and nations and tongues.

The land

Jeremiah 50:2
Tell ye among the nations And let it be heard And lift ye up a standard, Let it be heard do not conceal: Say ye - Captured is Babylon, Confounded is Bel, Broken in pieces is Merodach, Confounded are her images, Broken down her manufactured gods;
Jeremiah 51:44
So will I bring punishment upon Bel in Babylon, And will bring forth what he hath swallowed out of his mouth, And the nations shall stream unto him no more, - Even the wall of Babylon hath fallen!
Isaiah 46:1
Bel, hath crouched, Nebo, is cowering, Their images, are delivered up to beast and to cattle, - The things ye carried about, are become a load, A burden, to the weary!
Daniel 5:4
they drank wine, - and praised the gods of gold and silver, bronze, iron, wood and stone.
Habakkuk 2:18
What hath a carved image, profited, though the fashioner thereof, carved it? a molten image, and a teacher of falsehood, - though the fashioner of his fashioned thing trusted therein? that men should make Dumb Nonentities!
Revelation 17:5
and, upon her forehead, a name written, a secret: Babylon the great, the Mother of the Harlots and of the Abominations of the earth.


Jeremiah 51:7
A cup of gold, was Babylon in the hand of Yahweh, Making drunk all the earth, - Of her wine, have the nations drunk, For this cause have the nations been acting as men who are mad.
Isaiah 44:25
Frustrating the signs of praters, And, diviners, he confoundeth, - Turning wise men backwards, And their knowledge, he maketh folly;
Acts 17:16
But, while, in Athens, Paul was expecting them, his spirit within him was being urged on, seeing how the city was given to idols.