Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities.
Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be my own possession from among all peoples, for all the earth is mine,
For thou are a holy people to LORD thy God. LORD thy God has chosen thee to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples that are upon the face of the earth.
Only LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all peoples as at this day.
And LORD has avouched thee this day to be a people for his own possession, as he has promised thee, and that thou should keep all his commandments,
For LORD's portion is his people. Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.
He shows his word to Jacob, his statutes and his ordinances to Israel.
We have become as those over whom thou never bore rule, as those who were not called by thy name.
These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their generations, in their nations. And from these the nations were divided on the earth after the flood.
For, lo, I will call all the families of the kingdoms of the north, says LORD. And they shall come, and they shall set every one his throne at the entrance of the gates of Jerusalem, and against all the walls of it round about, and
Pour out thy wrath upon the nations that know thee not, and upon the families that call not on thy name. For they have devoured Jacob. Yea, they have devoured him and consumed him, and have laid waste his habitation.
because of the multitude of the whoredoms of the well-favored harlot, the mistress of witchcrafts, who sells nations through her whoredoms, and families through her witchcrafts.
And it shall be, that of the families of the earth he who does not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, LORD of hosts, upon them there shall be no rain.
And he made from one blood every nation of men to dwell upon all the face of the earth, having determined prescribed times, and the limits of their occupancy,
Kill utterly the old man, the young man, and the virgin, and little sons, and women, but come not near any man upon whom is the mark. And begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the old men who were before the house.
Just as I entered into judgment with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so I will enter into judgment with you, says lord LORD.
And he has confirmed his words, which he spoke against us, and against our judges who judged us, by bringing upon us a great evil, for under the whole heaven has not been done as has been done upon Jerusalem.
Then he began to upbraid the cities in which most of his mighty works occurred, because they did not repent.
And that bondman who knew his lord's will, and who did not prepare, nor do according to his will, will be beaten much,
pressure and restriction, upon every soul of man who produces evil, both of the Jew first, and of the Greek,
1 Peter 4:17
Because the time to begin judgment is from the house of God, and if first from us, what is the end of those who disobey the good-news of God?
Behold, the days come, says LORD, that I will punish all those who are circumcised in [their] uncircumcision:
Therefore thus says LORD of hosts: Behold, I will punish them. The young men shall die by the sword. Their sons and their daughters shall die by famine,
What will thou say when he shall set over thee as head those whom thou thyself have taught to be friends to thee? Shall not sorrows take hold of thee as of a woman in travail?
but I must die in this land. I must not go over the Jordan, but ye shall go over, and possess that good land.
then I will visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes,
Thus says lord LORD: An evil, an only evil, behold, it comes.
But it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the judgment, than for you.