Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? shall there be evil in a city, and the LORD hath not done it?

Bible References

A trumpet

Jeremiah 4:5
Declare in Judah, proclaim in Jerusalem, and say:

Blow the ram’s horn throughout the land.
Cry out loudly and say:
Assemble yourselves,
and let’s flee to the fortified cities.
Jeremiah 6:1
“Run for cover, Benjaminites,
out of Jerusalem!
Sound the ram’s horn in Tekoa;
raise a smoke signal over Beth-haccherem,
for disaster threatens from the north,
even great destruction.
Ezekiel 33:3
and he sees the sword coming against the land and blows his trumpet to warn the people.
Hosea 5:8
Blow the horn in Gibeah,
the trumpet in Ramah;
raise the war cry in Beth-aven:
After you, Benjamin!
Zephaniah 1:16
a day of trumpet blast and battle cry
against the fortified cities,
and against the high corner towers.

And the people

Jeremiah 5:22
Do you not fear Me?
This is the Lord’s declaration.
Do you not tremble before Me,
the One who set the sand as the boundary of the sea,
an enduring barrier that it cannot cross?
The waves surge, but they cannot prevail.
They roar but cannot pass over it.
Jeremiah 10:7
Who should not fear You,
King of the nations?
It is what You deserve.
For among all the wise people of the nations
and among all their kingdoms,
there is no one like You.
2 Corinthians 5:11
Therefore, because we know the fear of the Lord, we seek to persuade people. We are completely open before God, and I hope we are completely open to your consciences as well.

Shall there

Genesis 50:20
You planned evil against me; God planned it for good to bring about the present result—the survival of many people.
Isaiah 14:24
The Lord of Hosts has sworn:

As I have purposed, so it will be;
as I have planned it, so it will happen.
Isaiah 45:7
I form light and create darkness,
I make success and create disaster;
I, Yahweh, do all these things.
Acts 2:23
Though He was delivered up according to God’s determined plan and foreknowledge, you used lawless people to nail Him to a cross and kill Him.
Acts 4:28
to do whatever Your hand and Your plan had predestined to take place.

General references

Exodus 4:11
Yahweh said to him, “Who made the human mouth? Who makes him mute or deaf, seeing or blind? Is it not I, Yahweh?
Isaiah 36:10
Have I attacked this land to destroy it without the Lord’s approval? The Lord said to me, ‘Attack this land and destroy it.’”
Isaiah 42:24
Who gave Jacob to the robber,
and Israel to the plunderers?
Was it not the Lord?
Have we not sinned against Him?
They were not willing to walk in His ways,
and they would not listen to His instruction.
Lamentations 3:38
Do not both adversity and good
come from the mouth of the Most High?
1 Corinthians 14:8
In fact, if the trumpet makes an unclear sound, who will prepare for battle?

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