Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.

Bible References

Evening

Jeremiah 5:6
Therefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the desert shall destroy them and a tiger shall lie in wait over their cities; anyone that goes out from there shall be torn in pieces because their rebellions have been multiplied, and their backslidings are increased.
Habakkuk 1:8
Their horses shall be swifter than tigers and are sharper than the evening wolves, and their horsemen shall multiply themselves, and their horsemen shall come from far; they shall fly as eagles that hasten to eat.

General references

Exodus 23:6
Thou shalt not pervert the rights of thy poor in his cause.
Proverbs 4:17
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Ecclesiastes 3:16
And moreover I saw under the sun that instead of judgment, there was wickedness; and instead of righteousness, that iniquity was there.
Isaiah 59:14
and that which is right has departed, and righteousness withdrew afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity could not enter.
Jeremiah 9:13
And the LORD said, Because they have forsaken my law, which I set before them, and have not heard my voice, neither walked therein,
Jeremiah 11:9
And the LORD said unto me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Ezekiel 11:6
Ye have multiplied your slain in this city, and ye have filled the streets thereof with the slain.