Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The LORD of hosts shall defend them; and they shall devour, and subdue with sling stones; and they shall drink, and make a noise as through wine; and they shall be filled like bowls, and as the corners of the altar.

Filled like bowls

General references

Bible References

They shall devour

Zechariah 10:5
Together they will be like men of war, crushing down their haters into the earth of the streets in the fight; they will make war because the Lord is with them: and the horsemen will be shamed.
Zechariah 12:6
In that day I will make the families of Judah like a pot with fire in it among trees, and like a flaming stick among cut grain; they will send destruction on all the peoples round about, on the right hand and on the left: and Jerusalem will be living again in the place which is hers, that is, in Jerusalem.
Micah 5:8
And the rest of Jacob will be among the nations, in the middle of the mass of peoples, like a lion among the beasts of the woods, like a young lion among the flocks of sheep: if he goes through, they will be crushed under foot and pulled to bits, and there will be no saviour.
Revelation 19:13
And he is clothed in a robe washed with blood: and his name is The Word of God.


1 Samuel 17:45
Then David said to the Philistine, You come to me with a sword and a spear and a javelin: but I come to you in the name of the Lord of armies, the God of the armies of Israel on which you have put shame.
1 Corinthians 1:18
For the word of the cross seems foolish to those who are on the way to destruction; but to us who are on the way to salvation it is the power of God.

With sling stones

Zechariah 9:17
For how good it is and how beautiful! grain will make the young men strong and new wine the virgins.
Zechariah 10:7
And Ephraim will be like a man of war, and their hearts will be glad as with wine; and their children will see it with joy; their hearts will be glad in the Lord.
Psalm 78:65
Then was the Lord like one awaking from sleep, and like a strong man crying out because of wine.
Song of Songs 1:4
Take me to you, and we will go after you: the king has taken me into his house. We will be glad and full of joy in you, we will give more thought to your love than to wine: rightly are they your lovers.
Song of Songs 5:1
I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride; to take my myrrh with my spice; my wax with my honey; my wine with my milk. Take meat, O friends; take wine, yes, be overcome with love.
Song of Songs 7:9
And the roof of your mouth like good wine flowing down smoothly for my loved one, moving gently over my lips and my teeth.
Isaiah 55:1
Ho! everyone in need, come to the waters, and he who has no strength, let him get food: come, get bread without money; wine and milk without price.
Acts 2:13
But others, making sport of them, said, They are full of new wine.
Ephesians 5:18
And do not take overmuch wine by which one may be overcome, but be full of the Spirit;

Filled like bowls

Zechariah 14:20
On that day all the bells of the horses will be holy to the Lord, and the pots in the Lord's house will be like the basins before the altar.

The corners

Exodus 27:2
Put horns at the four angles of it, made of the same, plating it all with brass.
Leviticus 4:7
And the priest is to put some of the blood on the horns of the altar on which perfume is burned before the Lord in the Tent of meeting, draining out all the rest of the blood of the ox at the base of the altar of burned offering which is at the door of the Tent of meeting.

General references

Psalm 149:7
To give the nations the reward of their sins, and the peoples their punishment;
Isaiah 24:9
There is no more drinking of wine with a song; strong drink will be bitter to those who take it.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain