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
(Gimel) Even the jackals nurse their young at their breast, but my people are cruel, like ostriches in the desert.
Lamentations 2:20
(Resh) Look, O Lord! Consider! Whom have you ever afflicted like this? Should women eat their offspring, their healthy infants? Should priest and prophet be killed in the Lord's sanctuary?
2 Kings 6:26
While the king of Israel was passing by on the city wall, a woman shouted to him, "Help us, my master, O king!"

Pitiful

Isaiah 49:15
Can a woman forget her baby who nurses at her breast? Can she withhold compassion from the child she has borne? Even if mothers were to forget, I could never forget you!

In

Lamentations 3:48
Streams of tears flow from my eyes because my people are destroyed.
Deuteronomy 28:56
Likewise, the most tender and delicate of your women, who would never think of putting even the sole of her foot on the ground because of her daintiness, will turn against her beloved husband, her sons and daughters,
2 Kings 6:29
So we boiled my son and ate him. Then I said to her the next day, 'Hand over your son and we'll eat him.' But she hid her son!"

General references

Matthew 24:19
Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing their babies in those days!
Mark 13:17
Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing their babies in those days!

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