Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like grasshoppers for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand by the sea side for multitude.

The midianites

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Bible References

The midianites

Judges 6:3
And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them;
1 Kings 4:30
And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt.

Grasshoppers

Judges 8:10
Now Zebah and Zalmunna were in Karkor, and their hosts with them, about fifteen thousand men, all that were left of all the hosts of the children of the east: for there fell a hundred and twenty thousand men that drew the sword.
2 Chronicles 14:9
And there came out against them Zerah the Ethiopian with an army of a thousand thousand, and three hundred chariots; and came unto Mareshah.
Psalm 3:1
[A Psalm of David when he fled from Absalom his son.] LORD, how are they increased that trouble me! many are they that rise up against me.
Psalm 33:16
There is no king saved by the multitude of a host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength.
Psalm 118:10
All nations encompassed me about: but in the name of the LORD will I destroy them.
Isaiah 8:9
Be shattered, O you people, you shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all you from far countries: gird yourselves, and you shall be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and you shall be broken in pieces.

General references

Genesis 41:49
And Joseph gathered grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he quit numbering; for it was without number.