Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Therefore hath the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell therein are desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.

Bible References

Hath

Isaiah 42:24
Who gave Jacob up for spoil, and Israel to plunderers?
Was it not the Lord, against whom we have sinned,
And in whose ways they were not willing to walk,
And whose law they did not obey?
Deuteronomy 28:15
But it shall come about, if you do not obey the Lord your God, to observe to do all His commandments and His statutes with which I charge you today, that all these curses will come upon you and overtake you:
Deuteronomy 29:22
“Now the generation to come, your sons who rise up after you and the foreigner who comes from a distant land, when they see the plagues of the land and the diseases with which the Lord has afflicted it, will say,
Deuteronomy 30:18
I declare to you today that you shall surely perish. You will not prolong your days in the land where you are crossing the Jordan to enter and possess it.
Joshua 23:15
It shall come about that just as all the good words which the Lord your God spoke to you have come upon you, so the Lord will bring upon you all the threats, until He has destroyed you from off this good land which the Lord your God has given you.
Zechariah 5:3
Then he said to me, “This is the curse that is going forth over the face of the whole land; surely everyone who steals will be purged away according to the writing on one side, and everyone who swears will be purged away according to the writing on the other side.
Malachi 2:2
If you do not listen, and if you do not take it to heart to give honor to My name,” says the Lord of hosts, “then I will send the curse upon you and I will curse your blessings; and indeed, I have cursed them already, because you are not taking it to heart.
Malachi 3:9
You are cursed with a curse, for you are robbing Me, the whole nation of you!
Malachi 4:1
For behold, the day is coming, burning like a furnace; and all the arrogant and every evildoer will be chaff; and the day that is coming will set them ablaze,” says the Lord of hosts, “so that it will leave them neither root nor branch.”
Matthew 27:25
And all the people said, “His blood shall be on us and on our children!”

And few

Leviticus 26:22
I will let loose among you the beasts of the field, which will bereave you of your children and destroy your cattle and reduce your number so that your roads lie deserted.
Deuteronomy 4:27
The Lord will scatter you among the peoples, and you will be left few in number among the nations where the Lord drives you.
Deuteronomy 28:62
Then you shall be left few in number, whereas you were as numerous as the stars of heaven, because you did not obey the Lord your God.
Ezekiel 5:3
Take also a few in number from them and bind them in the edges of your robes.
Matthew 7:14
For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it.
Romans 9:27
Isaiah cries out concerning Israel, “Though the number of the sons of Israel be like the sand of the sea, it is the remnant that will be saved;
2 Peter 3:10
But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar and the elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and its works will be burned up.

General references

Genesis 7:21
All flesh that moved on the earth perished, birds and cattle and beasts and every swarming thing that swarms upon the earth, and all mankind;
Leviticus 26:35
All the days of its desolation it will observe the rest which it did not observe on your sabbaths, while you were living on it.
Isaiah 13:12
I will make mortal man scarcer than pure gold
And mankind than the gold of Ophir.