The enemy declared, 'I will pursue, I will overtake. I will divide the spoils; I will gorge myself on them. I will draw my sword; my hand will destroy them.'
Cross ReferencesLuke 11:22
But when someone stronger attacks and overpowers him, he takes away the armor on which the man relied, and then he divides up his plunder.
When the king of Egypt was told that the people had fled, Pharaoh and his officials changed their minds about them and said, "What have we done? We have released Israel from serving us."
And the LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh king of Egypt so that he pursued the Israelites, who were marching out with fists raised in defiance.
The Egyptians--all Pharaoh's horses and chariots, horsemen and troops--pursued and overtook the Israelites as they camped by the sea near Pi-hahiroth, opposite Baal-zephon.
Are they not finding and dividing the spoil--a girl or two for each warrior, a plunder of dyed garments for Sisera, the spoil of embroidered garments for the neck of the looter?'
1 Samuel 30:8
and David inquired of the LORD: "Should I pursue these raiders? Will I overtake them?" "Pursue them," the LORD replied, "for you will surely overtake them and rescue the captives."
2 Samuel 22:38
I pursued my enemies and destroyed them; I did not turn back until they were consumed.
It is better to be lowly in spirit among the humble than to divide the spoil with the proud.
Therefore I will allot Him a portion with the great, and He will divide the spoils with the strong, because He has poured out His life unto death, and He was numbered among the transgressors. Yet He bore the sin of many and made intercession for the transgressors.
There they will proclaim, 'Pharaoh king of Egypt was all noise; he has let the appointed time pass him by.'
Chapter Outline1. The song of Moses, Miriam, and Israel on their deliverance
22. The people want water in the desert
23. The waters at Marah are bitter,
24. they murmur,
25. Moses prays, and sweetens the waters by God's direction
27. They encamp at Elim, where are twelve wells, and seventy palm trees
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I will pursue
1 Kings 19:2
1 Kings 20:10
destroy or repossess
Exodus 14:5, 9
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