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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Nothing to you, all ye passing by the way? Behold, and see if there is pain as my pain, which was done to me with which Jehovah afflicted in the day of the burning of his anger.
And he will set up his words which he spake against us, and against our judges who judged us to bring against us a great evil: which was not done under all the heavens according to what was done in Jerusalem.
2 Samuel 5:20
And David will come against the Lord of Breaches, and David will strike them there, and he will say, Jehovah broke down mine enemies before me as the breach of waters: for this he called the name of that place, the Lord of the Breaches. .
Thou didst shake the earth; thou didst rend it: heal its breakings, for it is depressed.
And say to them this word: Mine eyes shall bring down tears night and day, and they shall not rest: for the virgin daughter of my people was broken with a great breaking, a very sickly wound.
For this, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Behold me against thee, O Tyre and I brought up many nations against thee as the sea brought up to its waves.
Is there no balsam in Gilead, or healing there? for wherefore did not the health of the daughter of my people go up?
For thus said Jehovah, Thy breaking is incurable, and thy blow sickly.
Babylon fell suddenly, and she will be broken: wail ye for her; take balsam for her pain, perhaps she will be healed.
And he said, To what should we liken the kingdom of God? or in what parable should we hold it forth?