Zephaniah 1:17
I will bring such distress on mankind that they will walk like the blind, because they have sinned against the LORD. Their blood will be poured out like dust and their flesh like dung.
Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:29
so that at noon you will grope about like a blind man in the darkness. You will not prosper in your ways. Day after day you will be oppressed and plundered, with no one to save you.

Psalm 83:10
who perished at Endor and became like dung on the ground.

Jeremiah 8:2
They will be exposed to the sun and moon, and all the host of heaven which they have loved, served, followed, consulted, and worshiped. Their bones will not be gathered up or buried, but will become like dung lying on the ground.

Jeremiah 9:22
Declare that this is what the LORD says: "The corpses of men will fall like dung upon the open field, like newly cut grain behind the reaper, with no one to gather it."

Jeremiah 10:18
For this is what the LORD says: "Behold, at this time I will sling out the inhabitants of the land and bring distress on them so that they may be captured."

Ezekiel 16:38
And I will sentence you to the punishment of women who commit adultery and those who shed blood; so I will bring upon you the wrath of your bloodshed and jealousy.

Ezekiel 24:7
For the blood she shed is still within her; she poured it out on the bare rock; she did not pour it on the ground to cover it with dust.

Ezekiel 24:8
In order to stir up wrath and take vengeance, I have placed her blood on the bare rock, so that it would not be covered.'

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they shall.

Deuteronomy 28:28, 29
The LORD will afflict you with madness, blindness, and confusion of mind, . . .

Psalm 79:3
They have poured out their blood like water all around Jerusalem, and there is no one to bury the dead.

Isaiah 29:10
For the LORD has poured out on you a spirit of deep sleep; He has shut your eyes, O prophets, and covered your heads, O seers.

Isaiah 59:9, 10
Therefore justice is far from us, and righteousness does not reach us. We hope for light, but there is darkness, for brightness, but we walk in gloom. . . .

Lamentations 4:14
They wandered blind in the streets, defiled by this blood, so that no one dared to touch their garments.

Matthew 15:14
Disregard them! They are blind guides. If a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into a pit."

John 9:40, 41
Some of the Pharisees who were with Him heard this, and they asked Him, "Are we blind too?" . . .

Romans 11:7, 25
What then? What Israel was seeking, it failed to obtain, but the elect did. The others were hardened, . . .

2 Corinthians 4:4
The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Peter 1:9
But whoever lacks these traits is nearsighted to the point of blindness, having forgotten that he has been cleansed from his past sins.

1 John 2:11
But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness. He does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

Revelation 3:17
You say, 'I am rich; I have grown wealthy and need nothing.' But you do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked.


Isaiah 24:5, 6
The earth is defiled by its people; they have transgressed the laws; they have overstepped the decrees and broken the everlasting covenant. . . .

Isaiah 50:1
This is what the LORD says: "Where is your mother's certificate of divorce with which I sent her away? Or to which of My creditors did I sell you? Look, you were sold for your iniquities, and for your transgressions your mother was sent away.

Isaiah 59:12-15
For our transgressions are multiplied before You, and our sins testify against us. Our transgressions are indeed with us, and we know our iniquities: . . .

Jeremiah 2:17, 19
Have you not brought this on yourself by forsaking the LORD your God when He led you in the way? . . .

Jeremiah 4:18
Your ways and your deeds have brought this upon you. This is your punishment. How bitter it is, because it pierces to the heart!"

Lamentations 1:8, 14, 18
Jerusalem has sinned greatly; therefore she has become an object of scorn. All who honored her now despise her, for they have seen her nakedness; she herself groans and turns away. . . .

Lamentations 4:13-15
But this was for the sins of her prophets and the guilt of her priests, who shed the blood of the righteous in her midst. . . .

Lamentations 5:16, 17
The crown has fallen from our head. Woe to us, for we have sinned! . . .

Ezekiel 22:25-31
The conspiracy of the princes in her midst is like a roaring lion tearing its prey. They devour the people, seize the treasures and precious things, and multiply the widows within her. . . .

Daniel 9:5-19
we have sinned and done wrong. We have acted wickedly and rebelled. We have turned away from Your commandments and ordinances. . . .

Micah 3:9-12
Now hear this, O leaders of the house of Jacob and rulers of the house of Israel, who despise justice and pervert all that is right, . . .

Micah 7:13
Then the earth will become desolate because of its inhabitants, as the result of their deeds.

and their blood.

2 Kings 9:33-37
"Throw her down!" yelled Jehu. So they threw her down, and her blood splattered on the wall and on the horses as they trampled her underfoot. . . .

Psalm 79:2, 3
They have given the corpses of Your servants as food to the birds of the air, the flesh of Your saints to the beasts of the earth. . . .

Psalm 83:10
who perished at Endor and became like dung on the ground.

Jeremiah 9:21, 22
For death has climbed in through our windows; it has entered our fortresses, to cut off the children from the streets, the young men from the town squares. . . .

Jeremiah 15:3
I will appoint over them four kinds of destroyers, declares the LORD: the sword to kill, the dogs to drag away, and the birds of the air and beasts of the earth to devour and destroy.

Jeremiah 16:4-6
"They will die from deadly diseases. They will not be mourned or buried, but will lie like dung on the ground. They will be finished off by sword and famine, and their corpses will become food for the birds of the sky and the beasts of the earth." . . .

Jeremiah 18:21
Therefore, hand their children over to famine, pour out the power of the sword upon them. Let their wives become childless and widowed, their husbands be slain by disease, and their young men struck down by the sword in battle.

Lamentations 2:21
Both young and old lie together in the dust of the streets. My young men and maidens have fallen by the sword. You have slain them in the day of Your anger; You have slaughtered them without compassion.

Lamentations 4:14
They wandered blind in the streets, defiled by this blood, so that no one dared to touch their garments.

Amos 4:10
"I sent plagues among you like those of Egypt; I killed your young men with the sword, along with your captured horses. I filled your nostrils with the stench of your camp, yet you did not return to Me, " declares the LORD.

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