Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.
But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it shall return, and shall be laid waste: as a terebinth tree, and as an oak, whose stump remains, when they are cut down: so the holy seed shall be its stump.
For though your people Israel be as the sand of the sea, yet a remnant of them shall return: the destruction decreed shall overflow with righteousness.
In that day shall Israel be the third with Egypt and with Assyria, even a blessing in the midst of the land:
Thus says the LORD, As the new wine is found in the cluster, and one says, Destroy it not; for a blessing is in it: so will I do for my servants' sakes, that I may not destroy them all.
Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in its broad places, if you can find a man, if there is any that executes justice, that seeks the truth; and I will pardon it.
And I sought for a man among them, that should build up the wall, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none.
And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.