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 only a tenth part remain}, {again she will be destroyed} like terebinth or like [an] oak, which although felled, a tree stump [remains] in them. [The] seed of holiness [will be] her tree stump."
Isaiah 10:22
For though your people Israel was like the sand of the sea, [only] a remnant of it will return. Annihilation [is] determined, overflowing [with] righteousness.
Isaiah 17:6
And gleanings will be left over in it, as {when an olive tree is beaten}, two [or] three ripe olive berries in [the] top of a branch, four [or] five on its fruitful branches," {declares} Yahweh, the God of Israel.
Isaiah 24:13
For it shall be like this in the midst of the earth, among the nations, like [the] beating of an olive tree, like gleanings when a grape harvest is at an end.
Isaiah 37:4
Maybe Yahweh your God heard [the] words of Rabshakeh whom the king of Assyria, his master, has sent to taunt [the] living God, and he will rebuke the words that Yahweh your God hears. And you must lift up a prayer for the benefit of the remnant that is found.'"
1 Kings 19:18
I will leave in Israel seven thousand, all of the knees that have not bowed down to Baal and all of the mouths that have not kissed him."
Ezekiel 6:8
But I will spare [some], {so there will be} for you fugitives from [the] sword among the nations {when you are scattered} in the countries.
Ezekiel 14:22
But look! A remnant will be left over in it, sons and daughters {who will be brought out}. Look! They are coming out to you, and you will see their way, and with their deeds you will be consoled with respect to the evil that I brought over Jerusalem, all of [it] that I brought over it.
Joel 2:32
And it will happen--everyone who calls on the name of Yahweh will be rescued, because on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there will be {those who escape}, as Yahweh said, and among the survivors whom Yahweh is calling.
Zechariah 13:8
{And then} in all the land," {declares} Yahweh, "{two thirds} will be cut off and perish, and one third will be left alive in it.
Matthew 7:14
because narrow [is] the gate and constricted [is] the road that leads to life, and there are few who find it!
Romans 9:27
And Isaiah cries out concerning Israel, "[Even] if the number of the sons of Israel is like the sand of the sea, the remnant will be saved,
Romans 11:4
But what does the divine response say to him? "I have left for myself seven thousand people who have not bent the knee to Baal."

We should

Genesis 18:26
And Yahweh said, "If I find fifty righteous in Sodom, in the midst of the city, then I will forgive the whole place for their sake."
Genesis 19:24
Yahweh rained down from heaven upon Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from Yahweh.
Deuteronomy 29:23
'All its land is brimstone and salt left by fire, {none of its land will be sown}, and it will not make plants sprout out and it will not grow any vegetation; [it is] as the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, Adman and Zeboiim, which Yahweh overturned in his anger and in his wrath.'
Lamentations 4:6
The iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the sin of Sodom; it was overthrown in a moment and no hands were laid on her.
Amos 4:11
"I overthrew some of you as God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah, and you were as a stick snatched from [the] fire, and yet you did not return to me," [is] the declaration of Yahweh.
Zephaniah 2:9
"Therefore, as I live"--a declaration of Yahweh of hosts, the God of Israel-- "Moab shall be as Sodom, and the {Ammonites} like Gomorrah, a place of weeds and salt pits and a desolation forever. The remnant of my people shall plunder them, and the remainder of my nation shall possess them."
Luke 17:29
But on the day that Lot went out from Sodom, it rained fire and sulphur from heaven and destroyed [them] all.
2 Peter 2:6
and condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to destruction, reducing them to ashes, having appointed [them] [as] an example for those who are going to be ungodly,

General references

Genesis 19:5
And they called to Lot and said to him, "Where [are] the men who came to you tonight? Bring them out to us so that we may know them."
Isaiah 17:6
And gleanings will be left over in it, as {when an olive tree is beaten}, two [or] three ripe olive berries in [the] top of a branch, four [or] five on its fruitful branches," {declares} Yahweh, the God of Israel.
Jeremiah 50:40
As [when] God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah and their neighbors," {declares} Yahweh, "no one will live there, and [the] son of humankind will not dwell as an alien in her.
Luke 17:29
But on the day that Lot went out from Sodom, it rained fire and sulphur from heaven and destroyed [them] all.