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?
Shall i take
Is it nothing to you, all you that pass by? behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow, which is done unto me, which the LORD has afflicted me in the day of his fierce anger.
And he has confirmed his words, which he spoke against us, and against our judges that 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 struck them there, and said, The LORD has broken forth upon my enemies before me, as the breakthrough of waters. Therefore he called the name of that place Baal-perazim.
You have made the earth to tremble; you have broken it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shakes.
Therefore you shall say this word unto them; Let my eyes run down with tears night and day, and let them not cease: for the virgin daughter of my people is smitten with a great wound, with a very grievous blow.
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against you, O Tyre, and will cause many nations to come up against you, 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 the LORD, Your bruise is incurable, and your wound is 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, With what shall we liken the kingdom of God? or with what comparison shall we compare it?