Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst: the young children ask bread, and no man breaketh it unto them.

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Bible References


Psalm 22:15
My strength was dried up as the potsherd, and my tongue cleaving to my jaws; and thou wilt set me for the dust of death.
Psalm 137:6
My tongue shall cleave to in palate, if I remember thee not; if I bring not up Jerusalem upon the head of my joy.

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Matthew 24:19
And woe to those having in the womb, and to those giving suck, in those days!
Mark 13:17
And woe to them having in the womb, and to them giving suck in those days!