Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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


2 Samuel 3:1
Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David. And David grew stronger and stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker.
2 Samuel 5:1
Then all the tribes of Israel came to David to Hebron, and spoke, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.
2 Samuel 18:6
So the people went out into the field against Israel, and the battle was in the forest of Ephraim.
2 Samuel 19:9
And all the people were contending throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, The king delivered us out of the hand of our enemies, and he saved us out of the hand of the Philistines. And now he fled out of the land from Absalom.
2 Samuel 20:1
And there happened to be there a base fellow whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite. And he blew the trumpet, and said, We have no portion in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse. Every man to his te
Psalm 2:1
Why do the nations rage, and the peoples meditate vain {things (LXX/NT)}?
Psalm 18:43
Thou have delivered me from the strivings of the people. Thou have made me the head of the nations. A people whom I have not known shall serve me.
Acts 4:25
He who said through the mouth of thy boy David, Why do the nations rage, and the peoples meditate vain things?
Acts 5:30
The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye murdered, having hung on a tree.


2 Samuel 8:1
And after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them. And David took the bridle of the mother city out of the hand of the Philistines.
Deuteronomy 28:13
And LORD will make thee the head, and not the tail. And thou shall only be above, and thou shall not be beneath, if thou shall hearken to the commandments of LORD thy God, which I command thee this day, to observe and to do,
Psalm 2:8
Ask of me, and I will give [thee] the nations for thine inheritance, and the outermost parts of the earth for thy possession.
Psalm 60:8
Moab is my wash pot. Upon Edom I will cast my shoe. Philistia, shout thou because of me.
Psalm 72:8
He shall also have dominion 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 with dead bodies. He will strike through the head in many countries.
Isaiah 60:12
For that nation and kingdom that will not serve thee shall perish. Yea, those nations shall be utterly wasted.
Daniel 7:14
And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all the peoples, nations, and languages should serve him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom that which shall not be
Romans 15:12
And again, Isaiah says, There will be the root of Jesse, and he who arises to reign over Gentiles. In him Gentiles will hope.
Revelation 11:15
And the seventh agent sounded, and great voices occurred in heaven, saying, The kingdom of the world has become of our Lord, and of his Christ, and he will reign into the ages of the ages.

A people

Isaiah 55:5
Behold, thou shall call a nation that thou do not know. And a nation that does not know thee shall run to thee because of LORD thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel, for he has glorified thee.
Isaiah 65:1
I was {manifested (LXX/NT)} by those who did not ask {for me (LXX/NT)}. I am found by those who did not seek me. I said, Behold me, behold me, to a nation that was not called by my name.
Hosea 2:23
And I will sow her to me in the earth. And I will have mercy upon her who had not obtained mercy. And I will say to those who were not my people, Thou are my people, and they shall say, My God.
Romans 9:25
As also he says in Hosea, I will call those not my people, my people, and her who was not beloved, beloved.