Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

All thine enemies have opened their mouth against thee: they hiss and gnash the teeth: they say, We have swallowed her up: certainly this is the day that we looked for; we have found, we have seen it.

Bible References

Thine

Lamentations 3:46
All our enemies have opened their mouths against us.
Job 16:9
“His anger has torn me and hunted me down,
He has gnashed at me with His teeth;
My adversary glares at me.
Psalm 22:13
They open wide their mouth at me,
As a ravening and a roaring lion.
Psalm 35:21
They opened their mouth wide against me;
They said, “Aha, aha, our eyes have seen it!”
Psalm 109:2
For they have opened the wicked and deceitful mouth against me;
They have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

Gnash

Psalm 35:16
Like godless jesters at a feast,
They gnashed at me with their teeth.
Psalm 37:12
The wicked plots against the righteous
And gnashes at him with his teeth.
Psalm 112:10
The wicked will see it and be vexed,
He will gnash his teeth and melt away;
The desire of the wicked will perish.
Acts 7:54
Now when they heard this, they were cut to the quick, and they began gnashing their teeth at him.

We have swallowed

Psalm 56:2
My foes have trampled upon me all day long,
For they are many who fight proudly against me.
Psalm 57:3
He will send from heaven and save me;
He reproaches him who tramples upon me. Selah.
God will send forth His lovingkindness and His truth.
Psalm 124:3
Then they would have swallowed us alive,
When their anger was kindled against us;
Isaiah 49:19
“For your waste and desolate places and your destroyed land—
Surely now you will be too cramped for the inhabitants,
And those who swallowed you will be far away.
Jeremiah 50:7
“All who came upon them have devoured them;
And their adversaries have said, ‘We are not guilty,
Inasmuch as they have sinned against the Lord who is the habitation of righteousness,
Even the Lord, the hope of their fathers.’
Jeremiah 51:34
“Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon has devoured me and crushed me,
He has set me down like an empty vessel;
He has swallowed me like a monster,
He has filled his stomach with my delicacies;
He has washed me away.
Ezekiel 25:3
and say to the sons of Ammon, ‘Hear the word of the Lord God! Thus says the Lord God, “Because you said, ‘Aha!’ against My sanctuary when it was profaned, and against the land of Israel when it was made desolate, and against the house of Judah when they went into exile,
Ezekiel 36:3
therefore prophesy and say, ‘Thus says the Lord God, “For good reason they have made you desolate and crushed you from every side, that you would become a possession of the rest of the nations and you have been taken up in the talk and the whispering of the people.”’”
Hosea 8:8
Israel is swallowed up;
They are now among the nations
Like a vessel in which no one delights.
Zephaniah 2:8
“I have heard the taunting of Moab
And the revilings of the sons of Ammon,
With which they have taunted My people
And become arrogant against their territory.

We have seen

Psalm 35:21
They opened their mouth wide against me;
They said, “Aha, aha, our eyes have seen it!”
Psalm 41:8
“A wicked thing is poured out upon him,
That when he lies down, he will not rise up again.”
Obadiah 1:12
Do not gloat over your brother’s day,
The day of his misfortune.
And do not rejoice over the sons of Judah
In the day of their destruction;
Yes, do not boast
In the day of their distress.

General references

Deuteronomy 29:24
All the nations will say, ‘Why has the Lord done thus to this land? Why this great outburst of anger?’
Jeremiah 19:8
I will also make this city a desolation and an object of hissing; everyone who passes by it will be astonished and hiss because of all its disasters.
Jeremiah 22:8
“Many nations will pass by this city; and they will say to one another, ‘Why has the Lord done thus to this great city?’
Ezekiel 20:48
All flesh will see that I, the Lord, have kindled it; it shall not be quenched.”’”