Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

To me belongeth vengeance, and recompence; their foot shall slide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.

For the day

Bible References

To me

Deuteronomy 32:43
Rejoice, you nations, concerning His people,
for He will avenge the blood of His servants.
He will take vengeance on His adversaries;
He will purify His land and His people.
Psalm 94:1
Lord, God of vengeance—
God of vengeance, appear.
Nahum 1:2
The Lord is a jealous and avenging God;
the Lord takes vengeance
and is fierce in wrath.
The Lord takes vengeance against His foes;
He is furious with His enemies.
Romans 12:19
Friends, do not avenge yourselves; instead, leave room for His wrath. For it is written: Vengeance belongs to Me; I will repay, says the Lord.
Romans 13:4
For government is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, because it does not carry the sword for no reason. For government is God’s servant, an avenger that brings wrath on the one who does wrong.
Hebrews 10:30
For we know the One who has said, Vengeance belongs to Me, I will repay, and again, The Lord will judge His people.

Their foot

Psalm 73:17
until I entered God’s sanctuary.
Then I understood their destiny.
Proverbs 4:19
But the way of the wicked is like the darkest gloom;
they don’t know what makes them stumble.
Isaiah 8:15
Many will stumble over these;
they will fall and be broken;
they will be snared and captured.
Jeremiah 6:21
Therefore, this is what the Lord says:
I am going to place stumbling blocks before these people;
fathers and sons together will stumble over them;
friends and neighbors will also perish.
Jeremiah 13:16
Give glory to the Lord your God
before He brings darkness,
before your feet stumble
on the mountains at dusk.
You wait for light,
but He brings darkest gloom
and makes thick darkness.
1 Peter 2:8
and

A stone to stumble over,
and a rock to trip over.


They stumble because they disobey the message; they were destined for this.

For the day

2 Peter 2:3
They will exploit you in their greed with deceptive words. Their condemnation, pronounced long ago, is not idle, and their destruction does not sleep.

The things

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 30:12
Therefore the Holy One of Israel says:
“Because you have rejected this message
and have trusted in oppression and deceit,
and have depended on them,
Isaiah 60:22
The least will become a thousand,
the smallest a mighty nation.
I am Yahweh;
I will accomplish it quickly in its time.
Habakkuk 2:3
For the vision is yet for the appointed time;
it testifies about the end and will not lie.
Though it delays, wait for it,
since it will certainly come and not be late.
Luke 18:7
Will not God grant justice to His elect who cry out to Him day and night? Will He delay to help them?
2 Peter 2:3
They will exploit you in their greed with deceptive words. Their condemnation, pronounced long ago, is not idle, and their destruction does not sleep.
2 Peter 3:8
Dear friends, don’t let this one thing escape you: With the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day.

General references

1 Kings 15:28
In the third year of Judah’s King Asa, Baasha killed Nadab and reigned in his place.
Isaiah 34:8
For the Lord has a day of vengeance,
a time of paying back Edom
for its hostility against Zion.
Hosea 13:12
Ephraim’s guilt is preserved;
his sin is stored up.

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