Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Behold, O LORD, and consider to whom thou hast done this. Shall the women eat their fruit, and children of a span long? shall the priest and the prophet be slain in the sanctuary of the Lord?

Bible References

Shall the women

Lamentations 4:10
The hands of the pitiful women have boiled their own children; They were their food in the destruction of the daughter of my people.
Leviticus 26:29
And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall ye eat.
Deuteronomy 28:53
And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, whom Jehovah thy God hath given thee, in the siege and in the distress wherewith thine enemies shall distress thee.
2 Kings 6:28
And the king said unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered, This woman said unto me, Give thy son, that we may eat him to-day, and we will eat my son to-morrow.
Jeremiah 19:9
And I will cause them to eat the flesh of their sons and the flesh of their daughters; and they shall eat every one the flesh of his friend, in the siege and in the distress, wherewith their enemies, and they that seek their life, shall distress them.
Ezekiel 5:10
Therefore the fathers shall eat the sons in the midst of thee, and the sons shall eat their fathers; and I will execute judgments on thee; and the whole remnant of thee will I scatter unto all the winds.

Of a span long

Lamentations 1:19
I called for my lovers, but they deceived me: My priests and mine elders gave up the ghost in the city, While they sought them food to refresh their souls.
Lamentations 4:13
It is because of the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, That have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.
Psalm 78:64
Their priests fell by the sword; And their widows made no lamentation.
Isaiah 9:14
Therefore Jehovah will cut off from Israel head and tail, palm-branch and rush, in one day.
Jeremiah 5:31
the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?
Jeremiah 14:15
Therefore thus saith Jehovah concerning the prophets that prophesy in my name, and I sent them not, yet they say, Sword and famine shall not be in this land: By sword and famine shall those prophets be consumed.
Jeremiah 23:11
for both prophet and priest are profane; yea, in my house have I found their wickedness, saith Jehovah.
Ezekiel 9:5
And to the others he said in my hearing, Go ye through the city after him, and smite: let not your eye spare, neither have ye pity;

General references

Lamentations 3:50
Till Jehovah look down, and behold from heaven.
Lamentations 5:12
Princes were hanged up by their hand: The faces of elders were not honored.
Mark 13:17
But woe unto them that are with child and to them that give suck in those days!