Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


God brought him forth out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn: he shall eat up the nations his enemies, and shall break their bones, and pierce them through with his arrows.

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Numbers 21:5
The people spoke against God and Moses: “Why have you led us up from Egypt to die in the wilderness? There is no bread or water, and we detest this wretched food!”
Numbers 23:22
God brought them out of Egypt;
He is like the horns of a wild ox for them.

Shall eat

Numbers 14:9
Only don’t rebel against the Lord, and don’t be afraid of the people of the land, for we will devour them. Their protection has been removed from them, and the Lord is with us. Don’t be afraid of them!”
Numbers 23:24
A people rise up like a lioness;
They rouse themselves like a lion.
They will not lie down until they devour the prey
and drink the blood of the slain.
Deuteronomy 7:1
“When the Lord your God brings you into the land you are entering to possess, and He drives out many nations before you—the Hittites, Girgashites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites, seven nations more numerous and powerful than you—


Psalm 2:9
You will break them with a rod of iron;
You will shatter them like pottery.”
Isaiah 38:13
I thought until the morning:
He will break all my bones like a lion;
You make an end of me day and night.
Jeremiah 50:17
Israel is a stray lamb, chased by lions.
The first who devoured him was the king of Assyria;
the last one who crushed his bones
was Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon.
Daniel 6:24
The king then gave the command, and those men who had maliciously accused Daniel were brought and thrown into the lions’ den—they, their children, and their wives. They had not reached the bottom of the den before the lions overpowered them and crushed all their bones.


Deuteronomy 32:23
“I will pile disasters on them;
I will use up My arrows against them.
Psalm 21:12
Instead, you will put them to flight
when you aim your bow at their faces.
Psalm 45:5
Your arrows pierce the hearts of the king’s enemies;
the peoples fall under you.
Jeremiah 50:9
For I will soon stir up and bring against Babylon
an assembly of great nations from the north country.
They will line up in battle formation against her;
from there she will be captured.
Their arrows will be like those of a skilled warrior
who does not return empty-handed.

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Joshua 24:10
but I would not listen to Balaam. Instead, he repeatedly blessed you, and I delivered you from his hand.

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