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 pitiful women have boiled their own children: they were their meat in the ruin 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 in the siege, and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemies shall distress thee, 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.
2 Kings 6:28
And the king said to her, What aileth thee? And she said, This woman said to 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 everyone the flesh of his friend, in the siege and in the straitness wherewith their enemies, and they that seek their lives, shall straiten 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 in thee, and the whole remnant of thee will I scatter to all the winds.

Of a span long

Lamentations 1:19
I called for my lovers, they have deceived me; my priests and mine elders have expired in the city, while they sought them food to revive their soul.
Lamentations 4:13
It is for the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, who have shed the blood of the righteous in the midst of her.
Psalm 78:64
Their priests fell by the sword, and their widows made no lamentation.
Isaiah 9:14
And Jehovah will cut off from Israel head and tail, palm-branch and rush, in one day:
Jeremiah 5:31
the prophets prophesy falsehood, and the priests rule by their means; and my people love to have it so. But 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, and who say, Sword and famine shall not be in this land: By sword and by famine shall those prophets be consumed;
Jeremiah 23:11
For both prophet and priest are profane: even in my house have I found their wickedness, saith Jehovah.
Ezekiel 9:5
And to the others he said in my hearing, Go after him through the city, and smite: let not your eye spare, neither have pity.

General references

Lamentations 3:50
till Jehovah look down and behold from the heavens.
Lamentations 5:12
Princes were hanged up by their hand; the faces of elders were not honoured.
Mark 13:17
But woe to those that are with child and to those that give suck in those days!