Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
What thing shall I take to witness for thee? what thing shall I liken to thee, O daughter of Jerusalem? what shall I equal to thee, that I may comfort thee, O virgin daughter of Zion? for thy breach is great like the sea: who can heal thee?
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And he has confirmed his words, which he spoke against us, and against our judges who judged us, by bringing upon us a great evil, for under the whole heaven has not been done as has been done upon Jerusalem.
2 Samuel 5:20
And David came to Baal-perazim, and David smote them there. And he said, LORD has broken my enemies before me, like the breach of waters. Therefore he called the name of that place Baal-perazim.
Thou have made the land to tremble. Thou have torn it. Heal the breaking of it, for it shakes.
And thou shall say this word to them: Let my eyes run down with tears night and day, and let them not cease. For the virgin daughter of my people is broken with a great breach, with a very grievous wound.
therefore thus says lord LORD: Behold, I am against thee, O Tyre, and will cause many nations to come up against thee, as the sea causes its waves to come up.
Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then has not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?
For thus says LORD, Thy hurt is incurable, and thy wound grievous.
Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed. Wail for her. Take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.
And he said, To what shall we liken the kingdom of God? Or by what parable shall we compare it?