Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thou also hast delivered me from the strivings of my people, thou hast kept me to be head of the heathen: a people which I knew not shall serve me.

Bible References

Delivered

2 Samuel 3:1
Now there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David; and David grew steadily stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker continually.
2 Samuel 5:1
Then all the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, “Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.
2 Samuel 18:6
Then the people went out into the field against Israel, and the battle took place in the forest of Ephraim.
2 Samuel 19:9
All the people were quarreling throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, “The king delivered us from the hand of our enemies and saved us from the hand of the Philistines, but now he has fled out of the land from Absalom.
2 Samuel 20:1
Now a worthless fellow happened to be there whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite; and he blew the trumpet and said,
We have no portion in David,
Nor do we have inheritance in the son of Jesse;
Every man to his tents, O Israel!”
Psalm 2:1
Why are the nations in an uproar
And the peoples devising a vain thing?
Psalm 18:43
You have delivered me from the contentions of the people;
You have placed me as head of the nations;
A people whom I have not known serve me.
Acts 4:25
who by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David Your servant, said,
Why did the Gentiles rage,
And the peoples devise futile things?
Acts 5:30
The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom you had put to death by hanging Him on a cross.

Head

2 Samuel 8:1
Now after this it came about that David defeated the Philistines and subdued them; and David took control of the chief city from the hand of the Philistines.
Deuteronomy 28:13
The Lord will make you the head and not the tail, and you only will be above, and you will not be underneath, if you listen to the commandments of the Lord your God, which I charge you today, to observe them carefully,
Psalm 2:8
‘Ask of Me, and I will surely give the nations as Your inheritance,
And the very ends of the earth as Your possession.
Psalm 60:8
Moab is My washbowl;
Over Edom I shall throw My shoe;
Shout loud, O Philistia, because of Me!”
Psalm 72:8
May he also rule from sea to sea
And from the River to the ends of the earth.
Psalm 110:6
He will judge among the nations,
He will fill them with corpses,
He will shatter the chief men over a broad country.
Isaiah 60:12
“For the nation and the kingdom which will not serve you will perish,
And the nations will be utterly ruined.
Daniel 7:14
“And to Him was given dominion,
Glory and a kingdom,
That all the peoples, nations and men of every language
Might serve Him.
His dominion is an everlasting dominion
Which will not pass away;
And His kingdom is one
Which will not be destroyed.
Romans 15:12
Again Isaiah says,
There shall come the root of Jesse,
And He who arises to rule over the Gentiles,
In Him shall the Gentiles hope.”
Revelation 11:15
Then the seventh angel sounded; and there were loud voices in heaven, saying,The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ; and He will reign forever and ever.”

A people

Isaiah 55:5
“Behold, you will call a nation you do not know,
And a nation which knows you not will run to you,
Because of the Lord your God, even the Holy One of Israel;
For He has glorified you.”
Isaiah 65:1
“I permitted Myself to be sought by those who did not ask for Me;
I permitted Myself to be found by those who did not seek Me.
I said, ‘Here am I, here am I,’
To a nation which did not call on My name.
Hosea 2:23
“I will sow her for Myself in the land.
I will also have compassion on her who had not obtained compassion,
And I will say to those who were not My people,
‘You are My people!’
And they will say, ‘You are my God!’”
Romans 9:25
As He says also in Hosea,
I will call those who were not My people, ‘My people,’
And her who was not beloved, ‘beloved.’”