Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Against him that bendeth let the archer bend his bow, and against him that lifteth himself up in his brigandine: and spare ye not her young men; destroy ye utterly all her host.
Put yourselves in array against Babylon round about; all ye that bend the bow, shoot at her, spare no arrows; for she has sinned against the LORD.
Harness the horses; and get up, ye horsemen, and stand forth with your helmets; furbish the spears, and put on the brigandines.
For death is come up into our windows and is entered into our palaces to cut off the children from without and the young men from the streets.
Slay all her bullocks; let them go down to the slaughter. Woe unto them! for their day is come, the time of their visitation.
The sword without and terror within shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.
Happy shall he be, that takes and dashes thy offspring against the stones.
For this reason the stars of the heavens and the lights thereof shall not shine: the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not give forth her light.
For judgment without mercy shall be done unto the one that has shown no mercy; and mercy boasts against judgment.
Go up against the land of Merathaim, even against it and against the inhabitants of Pekod; waste and utterly destroy after them, said the LORD, and do according to all that I have commanded thee.