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 even if there is still a tenth part in it, it will again be burned, like a tree of the woods whose broken end is still in the earth after the tree has been cut down (the holy seed is the broken end).
Isaiah 10:22
For though your people, O Israel, are as the sand of the sea, only a small number will come back: for the destruction is fixed, overflowing in righteousness.
Isaiah 17:6
But it will be like a man shaking an olive-tree, something will still be there, two or three berries on the top of the highest branch, four or five on the outside branches of a fertile tree, says the Lord, the God of Israel.
Isaiah 24:13
For it will be in the heart of the earth among the peoples, like the shaking of an olive-tree, as the last of the grapes after the getting-in is done.
Isaiah 37:4
It may be that the Lord your God will give ear to the words of the Rab-shakeh, whom the king of Assyria, his master, has sent to say evil things against the living God, and will make his words come to nothing: so make your prayer for the rest of the people.
1 Kings 19:18
But I will keep safe seven thousand in Israel, all those whose knees have not been bent to Baal, and whose mouths have given him no kisses.
Ezekiel 6:8
But still, I will keep a small band safe from the sword among the nations, when you are sent wandering among the countries.
Ezekiel 14:22
But truly, there will still be a small band who will be safe, even sons and daughters: and they will come out to you, and you will see their ways and their doings: and you will be comforted about the evil which I have sent on Jerusalem, even about everything I have sent on it.
Joel 2:32
And it will be that whoever makes his prayer to the name of the Lord will be kept safe: for in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem some will be kept safe, as the Lord has said, and will be among the small band marked out by the Lord.
Zechariah 13:8
And it will come about that in all the land, says the Lord, two parts of it will be cut off and come to an end; but the third will be still living there.
Matthew 7:14
For narrow is the door and hard the road to life, and only a small number make discovery of it.
Romans 9:27
And Isaiah says about Israel, Even if the number of the children of Israel is as the sand of the sea, only a small part will get salvation:
Romans 11:4
But what answer does God make to him? I have still seven thousand men whose knees have not been bent to Baal.

We should

Genesis 18:26
And the Lord said, If there are fifty upright men in the town, I will have mercy on it because of them.
Genesis 19:24
Then the Lord sent fire and flaming smoke raining down from heaven on Sodom and Gomorrah.
Deuteronomy 29:23
And that all the land is a salt and smoking waste, not planted or giving fruit or clothed with grass, but wasted like Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, on which the Lord sent destruction in the heat of his wrath:
Lamentations 4:6
For the punishment of the daughter of my people is greater than the punishment of Sodom, which was overturned suddenly without any hand falling on her.
Amos 4:11
And I have sent destruction among you, as when God sent destruction on Sodom and Gomorrah, and you were like a burning stick pulled out of the fire: and still you have not come back to me, says the Lord.
Zephaniah 2:9
For this cause, by my life, says the Lord of armies, the God of Israel, truly Moab will become like Sodom and the children of Ammon like Gomorrah, given up to waste plants and salt pools and unpeopled for ever: the rest of my people will take their property, the overflow of my nation will take their heritage.
Luke 17:29
But on the day when Lot went out of Sodom, fire came down from heaven and destruction came on them all.
2 Peter 2:6
And sent destruction on Sodom and Gomorrah, burning them up with fire as an example to those whose way of life might in the future be unpleasing to him;

General references

Genesis 19:5
And crying out to Lot, they said, Where are the men who came to your house this night? Send them out to us, so that we may take our pleasure with them.
Isaiah 17:6
But it will be like a man shaking an olive-tree, something will still be there, two or three berries on the top of the highest branch, four or five on the outside branches of a fertile tree, says the Lord, the God of Israel.
Jeremiah 50:40
As when Sodom and Gomorrah and their neighbouring towns were overturned by God, says the Lord, so no man will be living in it, and no son of man will have a resting-place there.
Luke 17:29
But on the day when Lot went out of Sodom, fire came down from heaven and destruction came on them all.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain