Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have threshed Gilead with threshing instruments of iron:

And for four

General references

Bible References

For

Amos 1:6
Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Gaza, yes, for four, I will not turn away its punishment; because they carried away captive the whole community, to deliver them up to Edom;
Amos 2:1
Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Moab, yes, for four, I will not turn away its punishment; because he burned the bones of the king of Edom into lime;
Job 5:19
He will deliver you in six troubles; yes, in seven no evil shall touch you.
Job 19:3
You have reproached me ten times. You aren't ashamed that you attack me.
Proverbs 6:16
There are six things which Yahweh hates; yes, seven which are an abomination to him:
Ecclesiastes 11:2
Give a portion to seven, yes, even to eight; for you don't know what evil will be on the earth.

Damascus

Isaiah 7:8
For the head of Syria is Damascus, and the head of Damascus is Rezin; and within sixty-five years Ephraim shall be broken in pieces, so that it shall not be a people;
Isaiah 8:4
For before the child knows how to say, 'My father,' and, 'My mother,' the riches of Damascus and the spoil of Samaria will be carried away by the king of Assyria."
Isaiah 17:1
The burden of Damascus: "Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it will be a ruinous heap.
Jeremiah 49:23
Of Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad; for they have heard evil news, they are melted away: there is sorrow on the sea; it can't be quiet.
Zechariah 9:1
An oracle. The word of Yahweh is against the land of Hadrach, and will rest upon Damascus; for the eye of man and of all the tribes of Israel is toward Yahweh;

And for four

Amos 1:6
Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Gaza, yes, for four, I will not turn away its punishment; because they carried away captive the whole community, to deliver them up to Edom;

Because

1 Kings 19:17
It shall happen, that he who escapes from the sword of Hazael, Jehu will kill; and he who escapes from the sword of Jehu, Elisha will kill.
2 Kings 8:12
Hazael said, "Why do you weep, my lord?" He answered, "Because I know the evil that you will do to the children of Israel. You will set their strongholds on fire, and you will kill their young men with the sword, and will dash in pieces their little ones, and rip up their women with child."
2 Kings 10:32
In those days Yahweh began to cut off from Israel; and Hazael struck them in all the borders of Israel;
2 Kings 13:3
The anger of Yahweh was kindled against Israel, and he delivered them into the hand of Hazael king of Syria, and into the hand of Benhadad the son of Hazael, continually.
Isaiah 41:15
Behold, I have made you into a new sharp threshing instrument with teeth. You will thresh the mountains, and beat them small, and will make the hills like chaff.

General references

Deuteronomy 30:7
Yahweh your God will put all these curses on your enemies, and on those who hate you, who persecuted you.