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.
And now, if ye will hearken to my voice indeed and keep my covenant, then shall ye be my own possession out of all the peoples for all the earth is mine --
For a holy people art thou unto Jehovah thy God: Jehovah thy God hath chosen thee to be unto him a people for a possession, above all the peoples that are upon the face of the earth.
Only, Jehovah took pleasure in thy fathers, to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you, out of all the peoples, as it is this day.
and Jehovah hath accepted thee this day to be a people of possession to him, as he hath told thee, and that thou shouldest keep all his commandments,
For Jehovah's portion is his people; Jacob the lot of his inheritance.
He sheweth his word unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel.
We have become like those over whom thou never barest rule, those not called by thy name.
These are the families of the sons of Noah, after their generations, in their nations. And from these came the distribution of the nations on the earth after the flood.
For behold, I am calling all the families of the kingdoms of the north, saith Jehovah, and they shall come, and they shall set every one his throne at the entering of the gates of Jerusalem, and against all the walls thereof round about, and against all the cities of Judah:
Pour out thy fury upon the nations that know thee not, and upon the families that call not on thy name; for they have eaten up Jacob, yea, they have eaten him up and consumed him, and have laid waste his dwelling-place.
Because of the multitude of the fornications of the well-favoured harlot, mistress of sorceries, that selleth nations through her fornications, and families through her sorceries,
And it shall be, that whoso goeth not up of the families of the earth unto Jerusalem to worship the King, Jehovah of hosts, upon them shall be no rain.
and has made of one blood every nation of men to dwell upon the whole face of the earth, having determined ordained times and the boundaries of their dwelling,
Slay utterly the old man, the young man, and the maiden, and little children, and women; but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the elders who were before the house.
Like as I entered into judgment with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I enter into judgment with you, saith the Lord Jehovah.
And he hath performed his words, which he spoke against us, and against our judges that judged us, by bringing upon us a great evil; so that there hath not been done under the whole heaven as hath been done upon Jerusalem.
Then began he to reproach the cities in which most of his works of power had taken place, because they had not repented.
But that bondman who knew his own lord's will, and had not prepared himself nor done his will, shall be beaten with many stripes;
tribulation and distress, on every soul of man that works evil, both of Jew first, and of Greek;
1 Peter 4:17
For the time of having the judgment begin from the house of God is come; but if first from us, what shall be the end of those who obey not the glad tidings of God?
Behold, days are coming, saith Jehovah, when I will visit all them that are circumcised with the uncircumcised;
therefore thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Behold, I punish them: the young men shall die by the sword; their sons and their daughters shall die by famine;
What wilt thou say when he shall visit thee, since thou thyself hast trained them to be princes in chief over thee? Shall not sorrows take thee, as a woman in travail?
for I shall die in this land, I shall not go over the Jordan; but ye shall go over, and possess this good land.
Then will I visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes.
Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: An evil, an only evil! behold, it is come.
But it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the judgment than for you.