Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And that the passages are stopped, and the reeds they have burned with fire, and the men of war are affrighted.

Bible References

The passages

Jeremiah 50:38
A sword upon her waters, and they shall be dried up: for it is a land of carved images, and in their terrors they will be foolish.
Isaiah 44:27
Saying to the depth, Be thou dry, and I will dry up thy rivers.

The men

Jeremiah 51:30
The strong ones of Babel ceased to fight; they dwelt in fastnesses; their strength failed; they were for women: they burned her dwellings; her bars were broken.
Jeremiah 50:37
A sword against his horses and against his chariots, and against all the mixture which is in her midst; and they were for women: a sword against her treasures, and they were plundered.