Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And now for a little space grace hath been shewed from the LORD our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us a nail in his holy place, that our God may lighten our eyes, and give us a little reviving in our bondage.

In his holy place

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Grace hath

Ezra 9:9
For we are bondmen, yet our God has not forsaken us in our bondage, but has extended loving kindness to us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to set up the house of our God, and to repair the ruins of it, a
Nehemiah 1:11
O LORD, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy servant, and to the prayer of thy servants, who delight to fear thy name, and, I pray thee, prosper thy servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight
Nehemiah 9:31
Nevertheless in thy manifold mercies thou did not make a full end of them, nor forsake them, for thou are a gracious and merciful God.
Habakkuk 3:2
O LORD, I have heard the report of thee, and am afraid. O LORD, revive thy work in the midst of the years. In the midst of the years make it known. In wrath remember mercy.

A remnant

Ezra 9:14
shall we again break thy commandments, and join in affinity with the peoples who do these abominations? Would thou not be angry with us till thou had consumed us, so that there should be no remnant, nor any to escape?
2 Kings 19:4
It may be that LORD thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh whom the king of Assyria his master has sent to defy the living God, and will rebuke the words which LORD thy God has heard. Therefore lift up thy prayer for the remn
Isaiah 1:9
Unless LORD of hosts had left to us a {seed (LXX/NT)}, we should have been as Sodom, we should have been like Gomorrah.
Jeremiah 42:2
and said to Jeremiah the prophet, Let, we pray thee, our supplication be presented before thee, and pray for us to LORD thy God, even for all this remnant, for we are left but a few of many, as thine eyes do behold us,
Jeremiah 44:14
so that none of the remnant of Judah who have gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall escape or be left to return into the land of Judah, to which they have a desire to return to dwell there. For none shall return excep
Ezekiel 6:8
Yet I will leave a remnant, in that ye shall have some who escape the sword among the nations, when ye shall be scattered through the countries.
Ezekiel 14:22
Yet, behold, there shall be left a remnant in it that shall be carried forth, both sons and daughters. Behold, they shall come forth to you, and ye shall see their way and their doings. And ye shall be comforted concerning the evil
Zechariah 8:6
Thus says LORD of hosts: If it is marvelous in the eyes of the remnant of this people in those days, should it also be marvelous in my eyes? says LORD of hosts.
Romans 9:27
And Isaiah cries out concerning Israel, If the number of the sons of Israel may be as the sand of the sea, the remnant will be saved.
Romans 11:5
So then also at this present time there has become a remnant according to the selection of grace.

A nail

Ecclesiastes 12:11
The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened [by] the masters of assemblies. They have been given from one shepherd.
Isaiah 22:23
And I will fasten him as a nail in a sure place, and he shall be for a throne of glory to his father's house.
Zechariah 10:4
From him shall come forth the corner-stone, from him the nail, from him the battle bow, from him every ruler together.

In his holy place

Isaiah 56:5
To them I will give in my house and within my walls a memorial and a name better than of sons and of daughters. I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.
Revelation 3:12
He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God, and he will, no, not go out any more. And I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem (it comes down out of the


1 Samuel 14:27
But Jonathan heard not when his father charged the people with the oath, therefore he put forth the end of the rod that was in his hand, and dipped it in the honeycomb, and put his hand to his mouth, and his eyes were enlightened.
Job 33:30
to bring back his soul from the pit, that he may be enlightened with the light of the living.
Psalm 13:3
Consider [and] answer me, O LORD my God. Lighten my eyes, lest I sleep the death,
Psalm 34:5
They looked to him, and were radiant, and their faces shall never be confounded.


Psalm 85:6
Will thou not revive us again, that thy people may rejoice in thee?
Psalm 138:7
Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou will revive me. Thou will stretch forth thy hand against the wrath of my enemies, and thy right hand will save me.
Isaiah 57:15
For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, also with him who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart o
Ezekiel 37:11
Then he said to me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. Behold, they say, Our bones are dried up, and our hope is lost. We are clean cut off.
Hosea 6:2
After two days he will revive us. On the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live before him.

General references

Isaiah 14:3
And it shall come to pass in the day that LORD shall give thee rest from thy sorrow, and from thy trouble, and from the hard service in which thou were made to serve,