Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The hands of the pitiful women have sodden their own children: they were their meat in the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Pitiful

General references

Bible References

Hands

Lamentations 4:3
Even the jackals draw out the breast, they give suck to their young ones: The daughter of my people is become cruel, like the ostriches in the wilderness.
Lamentations 2:20
See, O Jehovah, and behold to whom thou hast done thus! Shall the women eat their fruit, the children that are dandled in the hands? Shall the priest and the prophet be slain in the sanctuary of the Lord?
2 Kings 6:26
And as the king of Israel was passing by upon the wall, there cried a woman unto him, saying, Help, my lord, O king.

Pitiful

Isaiah 49:15
Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, these may forget, yet will not I forget thee.

In

Lamentations 3:48
Mine eye runneth down with streams of water, for the destruction of the daughter of my people.
Deuteronomy 28:56
The tender and delicate woman among you, who would not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil toward the husband of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward her daughter,
2 Kings 6:29
So we boiled my son, and did eat him: and I said unto her on the next day, Give thy son, that we may eat him; and she hath hid her son.

General references

Matthew 24:19
But woe unto them that are with child and to them that give suck in those days!
Mark 13:17
But woe unto them that are with child and to them that give suck in those days!

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