Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Behold, thy people in the midst of thee are women: the gates of thy land shall be set wide open unto thine enemies: the fire shall devour thy bars.

Bible References

Thy people

Isaiah 19:16
In that day the Egyptians will be like women: and the land will be shaking with fear because of the waving of the Lord's hand stretched out over it.
Jeremiah 50:37
A sword is on all the mixed people in her, and they will become like women: a sword is on her store-houses, and they will be taken by her attackers.
Jeremiah 51:30
Babylon's men of war have kept back from the fight, waiting in their strong places; their strength has given way, they have become like women: her houses have been put on fire, her locks are broken.

The gates

Nahum 2:6
The river doorways are forced open, and the king's house is flowing away.
Psalm 107:16
The doors of brass are broken by his arm, and the bands of iron are cut in two.
Isaiah 45:1
The Lord says to the man of his selection, to Cyrus, whom I have taken by the right hand, putting down nations before him, and taking away the arms of kings; making the doors open before him, so that the ways into the towns may not be shut;

Thy bars

Psalm 147:13
He has made strong the iron bands of your doors; he has sent blessings on your children inside your walls.
Jeremiah 51:30
Babylon's men of war have kept back from the fight, waiting in their strong places; their strength has given way, they have become like women: her houses have been put on fire, her locks are broken.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain