Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


They shall hold the bow and the lance: they are cruel, and will not shew mercy: their voice shall roar like the sea, and they shall ride upon horses, every one put in array, like a man to the battle, against thee, O daughter of Babylon.

Their voice

Bible References


Jeremiah 6:22
Thus said Jehovah, Behold, a people coming from the land of the north, and a great nation shall be raised up from the thighs of the earth.

They are cruel

Psalm 74:20
Look to thy covenant: for the dark places of the earth were filled with habitations of violence.
Psalm 137:8
O daughter of Babel laying waste; happy he recompensing to thee thy retribution thou didst to us
Isaiah 13:17
Behold me rousing up the Modes against them, who shall not reckon silver; and gold they shall not delight in it
Isaiah 14:6
Striking the peoples in wrath a blow not removed, bringing down the nations in anger; pursuing, not sparing.
Isaiah 47:6
I was angry against my people; I defiled my inheritances, and I will give them into thine hand, and thou didst not set mercy to them; upon the old thou didst make heavy thy yoke greatly.
Habakkuk 1:6
For behold me raising up the Chaldeans, the nation bitter and hasty, going upon the wide places of the land to possess the dwelling not to him.
James 2:13
For unpropitiated judgment to him not doing mercy; and mercy boasteth against judgment.
Revelation 16:6
For they poured out the blood of the holy, and of the prophets, and thou didst give them blood to drink i for they are worthy.

Their voice

Psalm 46:2
For this we will not fear in the changing of the earth, and in the moving of the mountains into the heart of the seas.
Isaiah 5:30
And they shall groan against them in that day as the groaning of the sea: and they looked to the land and, behold, straitened darkness, and the light darkened in its clouds.

Shall ride

Jeremiah 8:16
From Dan was heard the snorting of his horses; from the voice of the neighings of his strong ones all the land trembled: and they will come and cut up the land, and its fulness; the city and those dwelling in it
Jeremiah 47:3
From the voice of the stamping of the hoofs of his strong ones, from the bounding of his chariot, the noise of his wheels, the fathers turned not back to the sons from slackness of hands;
Isaiah 5:28
Whose arrows were sharpened, and all their bows bent, the hoofs of their horses were reckoned as the rock, and their wheels as the whirlwind.
Habakkuk 1:8
And his horses were swift above panthers, and they were sharp above the wolves of the evening: and his horsemen were spread, and his horsemen shall come from far off; they shall fly as the eagle hastening to eat
Revelation 19:14
And the armies in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.