'Thus Says the Lord' in the Bible
Thus says the Lord of hosts: These people say, The time is not yet come that the Lord's house should be rebuilt [although Cyrus had ordered it done eighteen years before].
Now therefore thus says the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.
Thus says the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.
For thus says the LORD of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land;