Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Even the sea monsters 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.

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Bible References

The daughter

Lamentations 2:20
See, O LORD, and behold to whom thou have done thus! Shall the women eat their fruit, the sons who are dandled in the hands? Shall the priest and the prophet be slain in the sanctuary of LORD?
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 ye shall eat.
Deuteronomy 28:52
And they shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fortified walls come down, in which thou trusted, throughout all thy land. And they shall besiege thee in all thy gates throughout all thy land, which LORD thy God ha
2 Kings 6:26
And as the king of Israel was passing by upon the wall, a woman cried out to him, saying, Help, my lord, O king.
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 I will not forget thee.
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 each one the flesh of his friend, in the siege and in the distress with which their enemies, and those who seek their life, s
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 I will scatter to all the winds the whole remnant of thee.
Luke 23:28
But having turning to them, Jesus said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, instead weep for yourselves and for your children.


Job 39:13
The wings of the ostrich wave proudly, [but] are they the pinions and plumage of love?
Romans 1:31
without understanding, untrustworthy, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful.

General references

Matthew 24:19
And woe to those who have in the womb and to those who suckle in those days.
Mark 13:17
But woe to those who have in the womb, and to those who suckle in those days.