Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.

Bible References

Much she

Isaiah 22:12
And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call for weeping, and for mourning, and for baldness, and for girding with sackcloth:
Isaiah 47:1
Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for you shall no more be called tender and delicate.
Ezekiel 28:2
Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord GOD; Because your heart is lifted up, and you have said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet you are a man, and not God, though you set your heart as the heart of God:
Zephaniah 2:15
This is the rejoicing city that dwelt securely, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me: how has she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! everyone that passes by her shall hiss, and shake his fist.
2 Thessalonians 2:4
Who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God, or that is worshiped; so that he as God sits in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.

I sit

Psalm 45:9
Kings' daughters were among your honorable women: at your right hand did stand the queen in gold of Ophir.
Jeremiah 13:18
Say unto the king and to the queen, Humble yourselves, sit down: for your rule shall come down, even the crown of your glory.

No widow

Isaiah 47:7
And you said, I shall be a lady forever: so that you did not lay these things to your heart, neither did remember the latter end of them.
Lamentations 1:1
How does the city sit lovely, that was full of people! how has she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how has she become a slave!

General references

Proverbs 14:13
Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is grief.
Zechariah 1:15
And I am very much displeased with the nations that are at ease: for I was but a little displeased, and they furthered the disaster.
James 4:16
But now you rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.