Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

General references

Bible References

Eye

Proverbs 30:11
There is a generation that curse their father, And bless not their mother.
Proverbs 20:20
Whoso curseth his father or his mother, His lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.
Proverbs 23:22
Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, And despise not thy mother when she is old.
Genesis 9:21
and he drank of the wine, and was drunken. And he was uncovered within his tent.
Leviticus 20:9
For every one that curseth his father or his mother shall surely be put to death: he hath cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.
Deuteronomy 21:18
If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, that will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and, though they chasten him, will not hearken unto them;
2 Samuel 18:9
And Absalom chanced to meet the servants of David. And Absalom was riding upon his mule, and the mule went under the thick boughs of a great oak, and his head caught hold of the oak, and he was taken up between heaven and earth; and the mule that was under him went on.

The ravens

1 Samuel 17:44
And the Philistine said to David, Come to me, and I will give thy flesh unto the birds of the heavens, and to the beasts of the field.
2 Samuel 21:10
And Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took sackcloth, and spread it for her upon the rock, from the beginning of harvest until water was poured upon them from heaven; and she suffered neither the birds of the heavens to rest on them by day, nor the beasts of the field by night.

General references

Genesis 28:7
And that Jacob obeyed his father and his mother, and was gone to Paddan-aram.
Leviticus 11:15
every raven after its kind,