Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The young and the old lie on the ground in the streets: my virgins and my young men are fallen by the sword; thou hast slain them in the day of thine anger; thou hast killed, and not pitied.

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Bible References

My virgins

Lamentations 1:15
Jehovah contemned all my mighty ones in my midst: he called an appointment upon me to break my chosen ones: Jehovah trod the wine-press to the virgin, the daughter of Judah.
Psalm 78:63
The fire devoured his young men, and his virgins wailed not
Jeremiah 9:21
For death came up into our windows, it came into our palaces to cut off the child from without, the young men from the streets.
Jeremiah 11:22
For this, thus said Jehovah of armies, Behold me reviewing over them: their young men shall die by the sword; their sons and their daughters shall die by famine:
Jeremiah 18:21
For this, give their sons to the famine, and pour them out upon the hands of the sword; and their wives shall be bereaved of offspring, and be widows; and their men shall be slain by death; their young men struck of the sword in battle.
Amos 4:10
And I sent death among you in the way of Egypt: and I slew your young men with the sword, with the captivity of your horses; and I will bring up your camps with fire and in your anger, and ye turned not back even to me, says Jehovah.

Thou hast killed

Lamentations 2:2
Jehovah swallowed up, not pitying, all the seats of Jacob: he pulled down in his wrath the fortresses of the daughter of Judah; he caused to touch to the earth: he defiled the kingdom and her chiefs.
Lamentations 3:43
Thou didst cover with anger, and thou wilt pursue us: thou didst slay, thou didst not pity.
Isaiah 27:11
In its harvest being dried up, women shall break it off in coming, illuminating it: for it is a people not understanding: for this he making them will not compassionate them, and he forming them will not have mercy upon them.
Jeremiah 13:14
And I dashed them in pieces, a man against his brother, and the fathers and the sons together, says Jehovah. I will not pity, and I will not spare, and I will not compassionate from destroying them.
Jeremiah 21:7
And after this, says Jehovah, I will give Zedekiah king of Judah, and his servants, and the people, and those being left in this city, from death, from the sword, and from famine, into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel, and into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of them seeking their soul: and he smote them with the mouth of the sword; he shall not have compassion upon them, and he shall not spare, and he shall not pity.
Ezekiel 5:11
For this, I live, says the Lord Jehovah, if not because thou didst defile my holy place with all thine abominable things, and with all thine abominations, and I will also diminish; and mine eye shall not spare, and also I will not pity.
Ezekiel 7:4
And mine eye shall not spare upon thee, and I will not pity: for I will give thy ways upon thee, and thine abominations shall be in the midst of thee: and ye knew that I am Jehovah.
Ezekiel 8:18
And also I will do in wrath: mine eye shall not spare and I will not pity: and they shall call in mine ear with a great voice, and I will not hear them.
Ezekiel 9:5
And to these he said in mine ears, Pass through into the city after him, and strike: your eye shall not spare, and ye shall not pity.
Zechariah 11:6
For I will no more have pity upon the inhabitants of the land, says Jehovah: and behold, the men to be found each in the hand of his neighbor, and in the hand of his king: and they beat the land, and I will not deliver from their hand.

General references

Jeremiah 49:26
For this her young men shall fall in her street, and all the men of war shall be destroyed in that day, says Jehovah of armies.
Amos 8:13
In that day the fair virgins shall faint, and the young men, for thirst.