Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Except the LORD of hosts had left unto us a very small remnant, we should have been as Sodom, and we should have been like unto Gomorrah.

Bible References

A very

Isaiah 6:13
And if there be yet a tenth in it, it also shall in turn be eaten up. As a terebinth, and as an oak, whose stock remains when they are felled, so the holy seed is the stock of it.
Isaiah 10:22
For though thy people, Israel, be as the sand of the sea, a remnant of them shall return. A destruction [is] determined, overflowing with righteousness.
Isaiah 17:6
Yet there shall be gleanings left in it, as the shaking of an olive tree--two or three berries in the top of the uppermost bough, four or five in the outmost branches of a fruitful tree, says LORD, the God of Israel.
Isaiah 24:13
For thus shall it be in the midst of the earth among the peoples, as the shaking of an olive tree, as the gleanings when the vintage is done.
Isaiah 37:4
It may be LORD thy God will hear 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 remnant that
1 Kings 19:18
Yet I have reserved [for me] seven thousand in Israel, all the knees which have not bowed to Baal, and every mouth which has not kissed him.
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
Joel 2:32
And it shall come to pass, that whoever shall call on the name of LORD shall be saved. For in mount Zion and in Jerusalem there shall be those who escape, as LORD has said, and among the remnant those whom LORD calls.
Zechariah 13:8
And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, says LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off and die, but the third shall be left in it.
Matthew 7:14
How narrow is the gate, and restricted the way, that leads to life, and few are those who find it.
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 11:4
But what does the divine response say to him? I have reserved for myself seven thousand men who have not bowed a knee to Baal.

We should

Genesis 18:26
And LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous men within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sake.
Genesis 19:24
Then LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from LORD out of heaven.
Deuteronomy 29:23
[that] the whole land of it is brimstone, and salt, [and] a burning, [that] it is not sown, nor bears, nor any grass grows in it, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which LORD overthrew in his anger, and i
Lamentations 4:6
For the iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the sin of Sodom, that was overthrown as in a moment, and no hands were laid upon her.
Amos 4:11
I have overthrown [cities] among you, as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah, and ye were as a brand plucked out of the burning. Yet ye have not returned to me, says LORD.
Zephaniah 2:9
Therefore as I live, says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Surely Moab shall be as Sodom, and the sons of Ammon as Gomorrah, a possession of nettles, and salt pits, and a perpetual desolation. The residue of my people shall make a
Luke 17:29
But in that day Lot went out from Sodom he rained fire and brimstone from the sky, and destroyed them all.
2 Peter 2:6
and he condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to destruction, being reduced to ashes, having made an example of men who were going to be irreverent,

General references

Genesis 19:5
And they called to Lot, and said to him, Where are the men who came in to thee this night? Bring them out to us, that we may know them.
Isaiah 17:6
Yet there shall be gleanings left in it, as the shaking of an olive tree--two or three berries in the top of the uppermost bough, four or five in the outmost branches of a fruitful tree, says LORD, the God of Israel.
Jeremiah 50:40
As when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah and the neighbor cities thereof, says LORD, so shall no man dwell there, nor shall any son of man sojourn in it.
Luke 17:29
But in that day Lot went out from Sodom he rained fire and brimstone from the sky, and destroyed them all.