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 servants; and in our servitude God forsook us not, and he extended to us mercy before the kings of Persia, to give to us the preservation of life to set up the house of our God, and to cause its desolations to stand, and to give to us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem.
Nehemiah 1:11
Now, O Lord, now will thine ear be attending to the prayer of thy servant, and to the prayer of thy servants, desiring to fear thy name? and prosper now to thy servant this day: and wilt thou give him for compassion before this man? And I was giving drink to the king.
Nehemiah 9:31
And in thy many compassions thou madest them not a finishing, and thou didst not forsake them; for thou a God merciful and compassionate.
Habakkuk 3:2
O Jehovah, I heard thy report, I was afraid: O Jehovah, preserve alive thy work in the midst of years, in the midst of years make known; in anger thou wilt remember mercy.

A remnant

Ezra 9:14
Shall we turn back to break thy commands and to contract marriage with the people of these abonminations? Wilt thou not be angry with us even to finishing, for not a remaining and escaping.
2 Kings 19:4
Perhaps Jehovah thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh which the king of Assur his lord sent him to reproach the living God; and he will decide upon the words which Jehovah thy God beard: and lift thou up a prayer for the remnant being found.
Isaiah 1:9
Unless Jehovah of armies left to us an escaping so small, we were as Sodom and we were made like to Gomorrah.
Jeremiah 42:2
And they will say to Jeremiah the prophet, Now shall our supplication fall before thee, and pray thou for us to Jehovah thy God, for all this remnant; for we were left few from many as thine eyes see us.
Jeremiah 44:14
And there shall not be escaping or fleeing to the remnant of Judah going to sojourn there in the land of Egypt, to turn back to the land of Judah, which they lift up their soul to turn back to dwell there: for they shall not turn back but the escaped.
Ezekiel 6:8
And I left in being to you them escaping the sword among the nations, in my scattering you in the lands.
Ezekiel 14:22
And behold, there was left in it an escaping, sons and daughters being brought forth: behold them, they shall be brought forth to you, and ye saw their way and their doings: and ye were comforted concerning the evil which I brought upon Jerusalem, all which I brought upon her.
Zechariah 8:6
Thus said Jehovah of armies: If it shall be wonderful in the eyes of the remnant of this people in these days, also shall it be wonderful in mine eyes, says Jehovah of armies:
Romans 9:27
And Esaias cries for Israel, If the number of the sons of Israel as the sand of the sea, the remnant shall be saved:
Romans 11:5
So then also in the time now has been a remnant according to the election of grace.

A nail

Ecclesiastes 12:11
The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails planted of the masters of the gatherings; they were given from one shepherd.
Isaiah 22:23
And I fastened him a peg in a faithful place; and he. was for a throne of glory to his father's house.
Zechariah 10:4
From him the chief, from him the nail, from him the bow of war, from him came forth every tyrant together.

In his holy place

Isaiah 56:5
And I gave to them in my house and in my walls a hand and a name good above sons and above daughters: an eternal name will I give to him which shall not be cut off.
Revelation 3:12
He conquering, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God, and without shall he no more come forth: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down from heaven from my God: and my new name.


1 Samuel 14:27
And Jonathan heard not in his father's causing the people to swear: and he will stretch forth the extremity of the rod which is in his hand, and he will dip it in the droppings of the honey, and he will turn back his hand to his mouth, and his eyes will see.
Job 33:30
To turn back his soul from the pit, to enlighten with the light of the living.
Psalm 13:3
How long shall I put counsels in my soul, grief in my heart the day? how long shall mine enemy rise up against me?
Psalm 34:5
They looked to him and were bright, and their faces shall not be ashamed.


Psalm 85:6
Wilt thou not turn back? wilt thou give us life? and thy people shall rejoice in thee.
Psalm 138:7
If I shall go in the midst of straits, thou wilt make me alive: against the anger of mine enemies thou wilt stretch forth thy hand, and thy right hand shall save me.
Isaiah 57:15
For thus said the high and lifted up inhabiting eternity, and his name Holy; being lifted up, and I will dwell in the holy place, and with the broken and humble of spirit, to preserve alive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the broken.
Ezekiel 37:11
And he will say to me, Son of man, these bones all the house of Israel: behold them saying, Our bones were dried up, and our hope perished, and we were cut off to us.
Hosea 6:2
He will revive us after two days: in the third day he will raise us up and we shall live before him.

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Isaiah 14:3
And it was in that day Jehovah gave rest to thee from thy toil and from thy trouble, and from the hard service which was served upon thee.