Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

They that sit in the gate speak against me; and I was the song of the drunkards.

Drunkards

General references

Bible References

They

Deuteronomy 16:18
“Appoint judges and officials for your tribes in all your towns the Lord your God is giving you. They are to judge the people with righteous judgment.
Matthew 27:12
And while He was being accused by the chief priests and elders, He didn’t answer.
Luke 23:2
They began to accuse Him, saying, “We found this man subverting our nation, opposing payment of taxes to Caesar, and saying that He Himself is the Messiah, a King.”
Acts 4:26
The kings of the earth took their stand
and the rulers assembled together
against the Lord and against His Messiah.

I was

Psalm 35:15
But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee;
they gathered against me.
Assailants I did not know
tore at me and did not stop.
Job 30:8
Foolish men, without even a name.
They were forced to leave the land.
Mark 15:17
They dressed Him in a purple robe, twisted together a crown of thorns, and put it on Him.

Drunkards

Daniel 5:2
Under the influence of the wine, Belshazzar gave orders to bring in the gold and silver vessels that his predecessor Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple in Jerusalem, so that the king and his nobles, wives, and concubines could drink from them.

General references

Isaiah 24:9
They no longer sing and drink wine;
beer is bitter to those who drink it.
Lamentations 3:14
I am a laughingstock to all my people,
mocked by their songs all day long.

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