Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Woe to the idol shepherd that leaveth the flock! the sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened.

That leaveth

Bible References

Idol

Isaiah 9:15
the ancient and honourable, he is the head; and the prophet that teacheth lies, he is the tail.
Isaiah 44:10
Who hath formed a god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing?
Jeremiah 23:32
Behold, I am against them that prophesy false dreams, saith Jehovah, and that tell them, and cause my people to err by their lies and by their boasting; and I have not sent them, nor commanded them; and they profit not this people at all, saith Jehovah.
1 Corinthians 8:4
concerning then the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God save one.
1 Corinthians 10:19
What then do I say? that what is sacrificed to an idol is anything, or that an idol is anything?

That leaveth

John 10:12
but he who serves for wages, and who is not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf seizes them and scatters the sheep.

The sword

Isaiah 6:9
And he said, Go; and thou shalt say unto this people, Hearing ye shall hear and shall not understand, and seeing ye shall see and shall not perceive.
Isaiah 29:10
For Jehovah hath poured out upon you a spirit of deep sleep, and hath closed your eyes; the prophets and your chiefs, the seers, hath he covered.
Isaiah 42:19
Who is blind, but my servant? and deaf, as my messenger whom I sent? Who is blind as he in whom I have trusted, and blind as Jehovah's servant,
Jeremiah 50:35
The sword is upon the Chaldeans, saith Jehovah, and upon the inhabitants of Babylon, and upon her princes, and upon her wise men;
Hosea 4:5
And thou shalt stumble by day; and the prophet also shall stumble with thee by night: and I will destroy thy mother.
Amos 8:9
And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord Jehovah, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the land in the clear day.
Micah 3:6
therefore ye shall have night without a vision; and it shall be dark unto you, without divination; and the sun shall go down upon the prophets, and the day shall be black over them.
John 9:39
And Jesus said, For judgment am I come into this world, that they which see not may see, and they which see may become blind.
John 12:40
He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, that they may not see with their eyes, and understand with their heart and be converted, and I should heal them.
Romans 11:7
What is it then? What Israel seeks for, that he has not obtained; but the election has obtained, and the rest have been blinded,

His arm

1 Samuel 2:31
Behold, days come, that I will cut off thine arm, and the arm of thy father's house, that there shall not be an old man in thy house.
1 Kings 13:4
And it came to pass when the king heard the word of the man of God, which he cried against the altar in Bethel, that Jeroboam stretched forth his hand from the altar, saying, Lay hold on him. And his hand which he stretched out against him dried up, so that he could not bring it back again to him.
Ezekiel 30:22
Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I am against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and will break his arms, the strong one, and that which was broken; and I will cause the sword to fall out of his hand.