Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he said, Cursed be Canaan; A servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.
The sojourner that is in the midst of thee shall mount up above thee higher and higher; and thou shalt come down lower and lower.
But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they laughed us to scorn, and despised us, and said, What is this thing that ye do? will ye rebel against the king?
But the former governors that were before me were chargeable unto the people, and took of them bread and wine, besides forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule over the people: but so did not I, because of the fear of God.
For a servant when he is king; And a fool when he is filled with food;
His children are far from safety, And they are crushed in the gate, Neither is there any to deliver them:
Although thou knowest that I am not wicked, And there is none that can deliver out of thy hand?
Lest they tear my soul like a lion, Rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.
Now consider this, ye that forget God, Lest I tear you in pieces, and there be none to deliver:
Yea, since the day was I am he; and there is none that can deliver out of my hand: I will work, and who can hinder it?
And now will I uncover her lewdness in the sight of her lovers, and none shall deliver her out of my hand.
For I will no more pity the inhabitants of the land, saith Jehovah; but, lo, I will deliver the men every one into his neighbor's hand, and into the hand of his king; and they shall smite the land, and out of their hand I will not deliver them.