"The river delta will consist of swamps and marshes that will remain a salt water wetland preserve.
The fords have been captured, and the marshes burned with fire. The soldiers are terrified.
He lies under the lotus trees, hiding under reeds and marshes.
"Beneath him he is armored as with sharp potsherds; he tears through muddy ground like a threshing sledge through grain.
"Can papyrus grow where there's no marsh? Can reeds flourish without water?
"Tyre built itself a fortification, hoarding silver like dust and pure gold like mud in a street.
They will be like mighty soldiers who trample mud in the streets during battle. They will fight because the LORD is with them, and the opposing horsemen will be confused.
2 Samuel 22:43
I pulverized them to powder, like the dust of the earth; I crushed them, stomping on them like mud on a street.
I ground them like wind-swept dust; I emptied them out like dirt in the street.
"He tossed me into the mire; I've become like dust and ashes.
I am sinking in deep mire, and there is no solid ground. I have come into deep water, and the flood overwhelms me.
So they threw Jeremiah into a cistern that belonged to the king's son Malchijah and was located in the courtyard of the guard. When they let Jeremiah down with ropes, because there was no water in the cistern only mud Jeremiah sank into the mud.
Look, all the women who are left in the house of the king of Judah will be brought out to the officers of the king of Babylon, and will say, "These friends of yours have mislead you and overcome you. Your feet have sunk down into the mire, but they have turned away.'
Rescue me from the mud and do not let me sink. Rescue me from those who hate me, and from the deep waters.
He plucked me out of a pit of confusion, even out of the quicksand; he placed my feet on a rock and established my steps.