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 give ear to hearken unto my voice and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a special treasure unto me above all peoples; for all the earth is mine.
For thou art a holy people unto the LORD thy God; the LORD thy God has chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, different from all the peoples that are upon the face of the earth.
The LORD delighted only in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you from among all the peoples, as it is this day.
And the LORD has lifted thee up this day to be his unique people, as he has promised thee, and that thou should keep all his commandments,
For the LORD's portion is his people; Jacob is the measuring line of his inheritance.
He declares his words unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel.
We have been like those over whom thou didst never rule, who were never called by thy name.
These are the families of the sons of Noah, after their descendants, in their nations; and by these were the Gentiles divided in the earth after the flood.
For, behold, I will call all the families of the kingdoms of the north, saith the LORD; and they shall come, and each one shall set his seat at the entering of the gates of Jerusalem and near all its walls round about and near all the cities of Judah.
Pour out thy fury upon the Gentiles that do not know thee and upon the nations that do not call on thy name: for they have eaten up Jacob and devoured him and consumed him and have destroyed his habitation.
because of the multitude of the whoredoms of the harlot of beautiful grace, the mistress of witchcrafts that sells the Gentiles into slavery through her whoredoms and peoples through her witchcrafts.
And it shall be that whoever will not come up of all the families of the earth unto Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of the hosts, even upon them shall be no rain.
and has made of one blood all the lineage of men to dwell on all the face of the earth and has determined the seasons (which he has limited) and the bounds of their habitation;
Slay the old, the young men, and the virgins, the children and the women, but do not come near anyone upon whom is the mark; and ye must begin from my sanctuary. Then they began with the men, the elders, which were in front of the temple.
Like as I litigated with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so I will litigate with you, said the Lord GOD.
And he has confirmed his words, which he spoke over us and over our judges that governed us, by bringing upon us such a great evil: that such has never been done under the whole heaven as has been done upon Jerusalem.
Then he began to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done because they repented not:
And that slave who knew his lord's will and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.
Tribulation and anguish shall be upon every human soul that does evil, the Jew first and also the Greek;
1 Peter 4:17
For it is time that the judgment begins from the house of God; and if it first begins with us, what shall the end be of those that do not obey the gospel of God?
Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will visit all those who are circumcised with the uncircumcised:
therefore, thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, Behold, I visit: 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? For thou hast taught them to be princes and as head over thee; shall not sorrows take thee as a woman in travail?
Therefore, I must die in this land and will not pass the Jordan, but ye shall pass and inherit that good land.
then I will visit their rebellion with the rod and their iniquity with stripes.
Thus hath the Lord GOD said: An evil, behold, an evil is come.
Therefore it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the judgment than for you.