Treasury Of Scripture Knowledge - 2 King 21:13 - 21:13

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Treasury Of Scripture Knowledge - 2 King 21:13 - 21:13

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I will stretch: This metaphor is taken from the custom of using a line in measuring land, and in dividing portions of it among several persons. Samaria was taken, pillaged, and ruined, and its inhabitants carried into captivity: Jerusalem shall have the same measure. 2Ki 17:6; Isa 10:22, Isa 28:17, Isa 34:11; Lam 2:8; Eze 23:31-34; Amo 7:7-8; Zec 1:16

the plummet: 2Ki 10:11; 1Ki 21:21-24

I will wipe: I will empty Jerusalem of all its wealth and inhabitants, as truly as a dish turned up and wiped is emptied of its contents. 1Ki 14:10; Isa 14:23; Jer 25:9; Eze 24:10-11; Rev 18:21-23

wiping it, and turning it upside down: Heb. he wipeth and turneth it upon the face thereof