Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: mischief also and sorrow are in the midst of it.
They will turn back at evening: they will make a noise as a dog, and they will surround the city.
1 Samuel 19:11
And Saul will send messengers to the house of David to watch him, and to kill him in the morning: and Michel his wife will announce to David, saying, If thou save not thy soul this night, to-morrow thou diest
2 Samuel 17:1
And Ahithophel will say to Absalom, I will now choose twelve thousand men. and I will rise and pursue after David this night:
For they drew near their heart as a furnace in their lying in wait: all the night their baker slept; in the morning it burnt as the fire of flame.
Wo to them purposing vanity, and working evil upon their beds! In the light of the morning they will do it because it is to the strength of their hand.
Then Judas, having taken a band and attendants from the chief priests and Pharisees, comes there with lights and torches and weapons.
But this project was known to Saul. And they observed narrowly the gates day, and also night, that they might kill him.
2 Samuel 16:21
And Ahithophel will say to Absalom, Come in to thy father's concubines which he left to watch the house; and all Israel hearing that thou madest thy father loathsome, and the hands of all that are with thee were strengthened.
Their webs shall not be for a garment, and they shall not be covered with their works: their works the works of vanity, and the work of violence in their hands.
And Jehovah will say to him, Pass through into the midst of the city, in the midst of Jerusalem, and mark a mark upon the foreheads of the men sighing and groaning for all the abominations being done in her midst
Wo! to the wonderful and oppressing city being redeemed.
Wherefore wilt thou cause me to see vanity and cause me to look at labor? and oppression and violence before me, and there will be contention, and strife will be raised up.