Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he hath confirmed his words, which he spake against us, and against our judges that judged us, by bringing upon us a great evil: for under the whole heaven hath not been done as hath been done upon Jerusalem.
who fulfills the oracles of his prophetic servants and brings to pass the announcements of his messengers, who says about Jerusalem, 'She will be inhabited,' and about the towns of Judah, 'They will be rebuilt, her ruins I will raise up,'
(Ayin) The Lord has done what he planned; he has fulfilled his promise that he threatened long ago: He has overthrown you without mercy and has enabled the enemy to gloat over you; he has exalted your adversaries' power.
They see delusion and their omens are a lie. They say, "the Lord declares," though the Lord has not sent them; yet they expect their word to be confirmed.
I was attentive that night and saw a man seated on a red horse that stood among some myrtle trees in the ravine. Behind him were red, sorrel, and white horses.
I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth pass away not the smallest letter or stroke of a letter will pass from the law until everything takes place.
For I tell you that Christ has become a servant of the circumcised on behalf of God's truth to confirm the promises made to the fathers,
1 Kings 3:9
So give your servant a discerning mind so he can make judicial decisions for your people and distinguish right from wrong. Otherwise no one is able to make judicial decisions for this great nation of yours."
He leads counselors away stripped and makes judges into fools.
So now, you kings, do what is wise; you rulers of the earth, submit to correction!
you kings of the earth and all you nations, you princes and all you leaders on the earth,
by me princes rule, as well as nobles and all righteous judges.
(Lamed) Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by on the road? Look and see! Is there any pain like mine? The Lord has afflicted me, he has inflicted it on me when he burned with anger.
(Mem) With what can I equate you? To what can I compare you, O Daughter Jerusalem? To what can I liken you so that I might comfort you, O Virgin Daughter Zion? Your wound is as deep as the sea. Who can heal you?
(Vav) The punishment of my people exceeded that of of Sodom, which was overthrown in a moment with no one to help her.
I will do to you what I have never done before and will never do again because of all your abominable practices.
It will be a day of dreadful darkness, a day of foreboding storm clouds, like blackness spread over the mountains. It is a huge and powerful army -- there has never been anything like it ever before, and there will not be anything like it for many generations to come!
"I have chosen you alone from all the clans of the earth. Therefore I will punish you for all your sins."
For then there will be great suffering unlike anything that has happened from the beginning of the world until now, or ever will happen.
For in those days there will be suffering unlike anything that has happened from the beginning of the creation that God created until now, or ever will happen.
because these are days of vengeance, to fulfill all that is written.
then the Lord will increase your punishments and those of your descendants -- great and long-lasting afflictions and severe, enduring illnesses.
They will know that I am the Lord; my threats to bring this catastrophe on them were not empty.'
"This is what the sovereign Lord says: A disaster -- a one-of-a-kind disaster -- is coming!