Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Fury is not in me: who would set the briers and thorns against me in battle? I would go through them, I would burn them together.
At that time you will say: "I praise you, O Lord, for even though you were angry with me, your anger subsided, and you consoled me.
Go, my people! Enter your inner rooms! Close your doors behind you! Hide for a little while, until his angry judgment is over!
"Indeed, the Lord will call you back like a wife who has been abandoned and suffers from depression, like a young wife when she has been rejected," says your God.
You withdrew all your fury; you turned back from your raging anger.
He does not always accuse, and does not stay angry.
Then you will remember, be ashamed, and remain silent when I make atonement for all you have done, declares the sovereign Lord.'"
He marches out in the whirlwind and the raging storm; dark storm clouds billow like dust under his feet.
2 Peter 2:9
-- if so, then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from their trials, and to reserve the unrighteous for punishment at the day of judgment,
For evil burned like a fire, it consumed thorns and briers; it burned up the thickets of the forest, and they went up in smoke.
The light of Israel will become a fire, their Holy One will become a flame; it will burn and consume the Assyrian king's briers and his thorns in one day.
2 Samuel 23:6
But evil people are like thorns -- all of them are tossed away, for they cannot be held in the hand.
You will trample on the wicked, for they will be like ashes under the soles of your feet on the day which I am preparing," says the Lord who rules over all.
His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will clean out his threshing floor and will gather his wheat into the storehouse, but the chaff he will burn up with inextinguishable fire."
But if it produces thorns and thistles, it is useless and about to be cursed; its fate is to be burned.
all flesh would perish together and human beings would return to dust.