Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

General references

Bible References

Is not

Isaiah 46:13
I brought near my justice; it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not delay: and I gave salvation in Zion for Israel my beauty.
Habakkuk 2:3
For yet the vision for the appointment, and it shall breathe to the end, and it shall not lie: if it shall delay, wait for it; for coming, it will come; and it shall not delay.
Luke 18:7
And shall not God do the avenging of his chosen, crying to him day and night, being slow to anger toward them?
Hebrews 10:37
For yet a little while only, he coming will come, and will not tarry.

But is

2 Peter 3:15
And the longsuffering of our Lord deem ye salvation; as also our dearly beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given him, wrote to you;
Exodus 34:6
And Jehovah will pass by before him, and Jehovah will call, Jehovah God merciful and compassionate, deferring anger, and much in kindness and truth,
Psalm 86:15
And thou, O Jehovah, art a God compassionate and merciful, and slow to anger and great of mercy and truth.
Isaiah 30:18
And for this Jehovah will wait to compassionate you, and for this he will be lifted up to pity you, for Jehovah is a God of judgment: happy all they waiting for him.
Romans 9:22
And if God, willing anger to be shown, and his power to be made known, endured in much long suffering the vessels of anger put in proper order for destruction:
1 Timothy 1:16
But for this was I commiserated, that in me first Jesus Christ might show forth all longsuffering, for a model to them about to believe on him to eternal life.
1 Peter 3:20
They having been once unbelieving, when the longsuffering of God waited in Noah's days, the ark being prepared, in which few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.

Not willing

Exodus 18:23
If thou shalt do this word, and God commanded thee, and thou shalt be. able to stand, and all this people shall go to their place in peace.
Exodus 32:32
And now if thou wilt, lift up their sin; and if not, wipe me off from thy book which thou didst write.
Exodus 33:11
And Jehovah spake to Moses face to face, as a man will speak to his friend. And he turned back to the camp; and his minister Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, departed not from the midst of the tent.

But that

Romans 2:4
Or the abundance of his goodness and forbearance and long suffering dos thou despise; not knowing that the goodness of God brings thee to repentance?
1 Timothy 2:4
Who wills all men to be saved, and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
Revelation 2:21
And I gave her time that she might repent of her fornication; and she repented not.

General references

Psalm 114:4
The mountains leaped as rains, the hills as the sons of the flock.
Luke 5:32
I came not to call the just, but the sinful to repentance.