Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The sword of the LORD is filled with blood, it is made fat with fatness, and with the blood of lambs and goats, with the fat of the kidneys of rams: for the LORD hath a sacrifice in Bozrah, and a great slaughter in the land of Idumea.

Bible References

Filled

Isaiah 63:3
I trampled the winepress alone,
and no one from the nations was with Me.
I trampled them in My anger
and ground them underfoot in My fury;
their blood spattered My garments,
and all My clothes were stained.
Jeremiah 49:13
For by Myself I have sworn”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“Bozrah will become a desolation, a disgrace, a ruin, and a curse, and all her cities will become ruins forever.”
Ezekiel 21:4
Since I will cut off both the righteous and the wicked, My sword will therefore come out of its sheath against everyone from the south to the north.

The fat

Deuteronomy 32:14
cream from the herd and milk from the flock,
with the fat of lambs,
rams from Bashan, and goats,
with the choicest grains of wheat;
you drank wine from the finest grapes.

The lord hath

Isaiah 34:5
When My sword has drunk its fill in the heavens,
it will then come down on Edom
and on the people I have set apart for destruction.
Isaiah 63:1
Who is this coming from Edom
in crimson-stained garments from Bozrah—
this One who is splendid in His apparel,
rising up proudly in His great might?


It is I, proclaiming vindication,
powerful to save.
Jeremiah 50:27
Put all her young bulls to the sword;
let them go down to the slaughter.
Woe to them, because their day has come,
the time of their punishment.
Jeremiah 51:40
I will bring them down like lambs to the slaughter,
like rams together with male goats.
Ezekiel 39:17
“Son of man, this is what the Lord God says: Tell every kind of bird and all the wild animals: Assemble and come! Gather from all around to My sacrificial feast that I am slaughtering for you, a great feast on the mountains of Israel; you will eat flesh and drink blood.
Zephaniah 1:7
Be silent in the presence of the Lord God,
for the Day of the Lord is near.
Indeed, the Lord has prepared a sacrifice;
He has consecrated His guests.
Revelation 19:17
Then I saw an angel standing on the sun, and he cried out in a loud voice, saying to all the birds flying high overhead, “Come, gather together for the great supper of God,

General references

Isaiah 66:16
For the Lord will execute judgment
on all flesh with His fiery sword,
and many will be slain by the Lord.
Jeremiah 51:40
I will bring them down like lambs to the slaughter,
like rams together with male goats.
Ezekiel 32:4
I will abandon you on the land
and hurl you on the open field.
I will cause all the birds of the sky
to settle on you
and let the beasts of the entire earth
eat their fill of you.
Ezekiel 35:8
I will fill its mountains with the slain; those slain by the sword will fall on your hills, in your valleys, and in all your ravines.

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