Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And wherefore hath the LORD brought us unto this land, to fall by the sword, that our wives and our children should be a prey? were it not better for us to return into Egypt?

Our wives

Bible References

The lord

Psalm 78:40
How oft did they rebel against him in the wilderness, And grieve him in the desert!
Jeremiah 9:3
And they bend their tongue, as it were their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith Jehovah.

Our wives

Numbers 14:31
But your little ones, that ye said should be a prey, them will I bring in, and they shall know the land which ye have rejected.

General references

Exodus 15:24
And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?
Deuteronomy 1:26
Yet ye would not go up, but rebelled against the commandment of Jehovah your God:
1 Samuel 8:8
According to all the works which they have done since the day that I brought them up out of Egypt even unto this day, in that they have forsaken me, and served other gods, so do they also unto thee.