Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
|Overview - Deuteronomy 28|
| 1 ||The blessings for obedience. |
|15 ||The curses for disobedience. |
Deuteronomy 28:49 (King James Version)
The LORD shall bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flieth; a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand;
- bring a nation
- Though the Chaldeans are frequently described under the figure of an eagle, yet these verses especially predict the desolations brought on the Jews by the Romans; who came from a country far more distant than Chaldea; whose conquests were as rapid as the eagle's flight, and whose standard bore this very figure; who spake a language to which the Jews were then entire strangers, being wholly unlike the Hebrew, of which the Chaldee was merely a dialect; whose appearance and victories were terrible; and whose yoke was a yoke of iron; and the havoc which they made tremendous.
- Numbers 24:24 ; Isaiah 5:26-30 ; Jeremiah 5:15-17 ; Daniel 6:22 Daniel 6:23 ; 9:26 Habakkuk 1:6 Habakkuk 1:7
- Luke 19:43 Luke 19:44
- as the eagle
- Jeremiah 4:13 ; 48:40 49:22 Lamentations 4:19 ; Ezekiel 17:3 Ezekiel 17:12 ; Hosea 8:1 ; Matthew 24:28
- a nation whose
- Jeremiah 5:15 ; Ezekiel 3:6 ; 1 Corinthians 14:21
- Hebrew hear.