Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Woe unto you that desire the day of the LORD! to what end is it for you? the day of the LORD is darkness, and not light.

General references

Bible References

Desire

Isaiah 5:19
to those who say:
“Let Him hurry up and do His work quickly
so that we can see it!
Let the plan of the Holy One of Israel take place
so that we can know it!”
Isaiah 28:15
For you said, “We have cut a deal with Death,
and we have made an agreement with Sheol;
when the overwhelming scourge passes through,
it will not touch us,
because we have made falsehood our refuge
and have hidden behind treachery.”
Jeremiah 17:15
Hear how they keep challenging me,
“Where is the word of the Lord?
Let it come!”
Ezekiel 12:22
“Son of man, what is this proverb you people have about the land of Israel, which goes:

The days keep passing by,
and every vision fails?
Malachi 3:1
“See, I am going to send My messenger, and he will clear the way before Me. Then the Lord you seek will suddenly come to His temple, the Messenger of the covenant you desire—see, He is coming,” says the Lord of Hosts.
2 Peter 3:4
saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? Ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they have been since the beginning of creation.”

The day of the lord is

Isaiah 5:30
On that day they will roar over it,
like the roaring of the sea.
When one looks at the land,
there will be darkness and distress;
light will be obscured by clouds.
Isaiah 9:19
The land is scorched
by the wrath of the Lord of Hosts,
and the people are like fuel for the fire.
No one has compassion on his brother.
Isaiah 24:11
In the streets they cry for wine.
All joy grows dark;
earth’s rejoicing goes into exile.
Jeremiah 30:7
How awful that day will be!
There will be none like it!
It will be a time of trouble for Jacob,
but he will be delivered out of it.
Joel 1:15
Woe because of that day!
For the Day of the Lord is near
and will come as devastation from the Almighty.
Joel 2:1
Blow the horn in Zion;
sound the alarm on My holy mountain!
Let all the residents of the land tremble,
for the Day of the Lord is coming;
in fact, it is near—
Zephaniah 1:14
The great Day of the Lord is near,
near and rapidly approaching.
Listen, the Day of the Lord
then the warrior’s cry is bitter.
Malachi 4:1
“For indeed, the day is coming, burning like a furnace, when all the arrogant and everyone who commits wickedness will become stubble. The coming day will consume them,” says the Lord of Hosts, “not leaving them root or branches.
2 Peter 3:10
But the Day of the Lord will come like a thief; on that day the heavens will pass away with a loud noise, the elements will burn and be dissolved, and the earth and the works on it will be disclosed.

General references

Jeremiah 17:15
Hear how they keep challenging me,
“Where is the word of the Lord?
Let it come!”

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