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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


Lamentations 3:46
With their mouth, opened wide over us, stand all our foes.
Job 16:9
His anger, hath torn and persecuted me, He hath gnashed upon me with his teeth, Mine adversary, hath sharpened his eyes for me.
Psalm 22:13
They have opened wide against me their mouth, A lion rending and roaring.
Psalm 35:21
Yea they have opened wide against me their mouth, They have said, Aha! Aha! our own eye, hath seen!
Psalm 109:2
For, the mouth of the lawless one and the mouth of the deceiver, against me, are open, They have spoken to me with false tongue;


Psalm 35:16
Amidst profane praters of perversion, have they gnashed upon me with their teeth.
Psalm 37:12
Plotting is the lawless one, against the just, and gnashing upon him with his teeth.
Psalm 112:10
The lawless one, shall see, and be indignant, his teeth, will he gnash and melt away, The craving of the lawless, shall vanish.
Acts 7:54
And, while they were hearing these things, they were being pierced in their hearts, and began gnashing their teeth against him.

We have swallowed

Psalm 56:2
Mine adversaries have panted all the day, For, many, are fighting with me, loftily.
Psalm 57:3
He will send out of heaven, that he may save me, He who is panting for me, hath reproached. Selah.God will send out his lovingkindness and his faithfulness.
Psalm 124:3
Then, alive, had they swallowed us up, in the glow of their anger against us;
Isaiah 49:19
Surely, as for thy wastes, and thy desolations, and thy land of ruins, Surely, now, shalt thou be too strait for thine inhabitants, And, far off, shall be they who have been swallowing thee up.
Jeremiah 50:7
All who found them, devoured them, And, their adversaries, said - We shall not be, guilty, - Because they have sinned, Against, Yahweh the pasturage of righteousness, Yea the hope of their fathers - Yahweh.
Jeremiah 51:34
Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon - Hath devoured me Hath vexed me, Hath set me down as an empty vessel, He hath swallowed me like a sea-monster, He hath filled his belly with my dainties, - He hath driven me away!
Ezekiel 25:3
So then thou shalt say to the sons of Ammon, Hear ye the word of my Lord Yahweh: Thus, saith My Lord. Yahweh: Because thou saidst Aha! Against my sanctuary when it was profaned. And against the so of Israel when it was laid waste, And against the house of Judah when they went into exile.
Ezekiel 36:3
Therefore, prophesy, and thou shalt say, Thus saith My Lord Yahweh-Because even because they have desolated and panted for you on every side That ye should become a possession to the rest of the nations, And ye have come up into the talk of the tongue and the slander of the people
Hosea 8:8
Swallowed up, is Israel; Now, have they gone among the nations, like a vessel in which no man taketh, delight.
Zephaniah 2:8
I have heard the reproach of Moab, and the revilings of the sons of Ammon, - who have reproached my people, and have magnified themselves up to their bounds.

We have seen

Psalm 35:21
Yea they have opened wide against me their mouth, They have said, Aha! Aha! our own eye, hath seen!
Psalm 41:8
An infliction of the Abandoned One hath been fixed upon him, and, now that he hath lien down, he will not again rise.
Obadiah 1:12
Do not, then, look with satisfaction upon the day of thy brother, upon the day of his calamity, Neither rejoice over the sons of Judah - in the day of their ruin, - nor enlarge thy mouth - in the day of distress:

General references

Deuteronomy 29:24
yea all the nations will say, For what cause, hath Yahweh done, thus, unto this land? what meaneth this great heat of anger?
Jeremiah 19:8
And I will give their dead bodies for food, to the bird of the heavens and to the beast of the earth; And I will make this city a desolation and a hissing, - every one that passeth by it, shall be astonished and hiss over all her wounds;
Jeremiah 22:8
Then shall many nations pass by this city, - and shall say, every man to his neighbour, For what cause, hath Yahweh done thus, unto this great city?
Ezekiel 20:48
And all flesh shall see that I. Yahweh have kindled it,- It shall not be quenched.