Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And the ransomed of the LORD shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

Bible References

The ransomed

Isaiah 51:10
Was it not you who dried up the sea, the waters of the great deep, who made a road in the depths of the sea so that the redeemed could cross over?"
Matthew 20:28
That's the way it is with the Son of Man. He did not come to be served, but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many people."
1 Timothy 2:6
He gave himself as a ransom for everyone, the testimony at the proper time.

And come

Psalm 84:7
They will walk from strength to strength; each will appear before God in Zion.
Jeremiah 31:11
For the LORD will deliver Jacob and redeem him from the hand of one stronger than he.
Jeremiah 33:11
the sounds of rejoicing and gladness, the sounds of the bridegroom and the bride, and the sounds of those saying, "Give thanks to the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, for the LORD is good, and his gracious love lasts forever," as they bring thanksgiving offerings to the LORD's Temple. For I'll restore the fortunes of the land as they were at first,' declares the LORD.
John 16:22
Now you are having pain. But I'll see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.
Jude 1:21
Remain in God's love as you look for the mercy of our Lord Jesus the Messiah, which brings eternal life.
Revelation 14:1
Then I looked, and there was the lamb, standing on Mount Zion! With him were 144,000 people who had his name and his Father's name written on their foreheads.
Revelation 15:2
Then I saw what looked like a sea of glass mixed with fire. Those who had conquered the beast, its image, and the number of its name were standing on the sea of glass holding God's harps in their hands.
Revelation 18:20
Be happy about her, heaven, saints, apostles, and prophets, for God has condemned her for you!"
Revelation 19:1
After these things, I heard what sounded like the loud voice of a large crowd in heaven, saying, "Hallelujah! Salvation, glory, and power belong to our God.

And sorrow

Isaiah 25:8
he has swallowed up death forever! Then the Lord GOD will wipe away the tears from all faces, and he will take away the disgrace of his people from the entire earth." for the LORD has spoken.
Isaiah 30:19
Indeed, you people who live in Zion and in Jerusalem, you will weep no more. How gracious the LORD will be to you at the sound of your cry! As soon as he hears it, he will answer you.
Isaiah 60:20
Your sun won't set, nor will your moon withdraw itself for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your days of mourning will end.
Isaiah 65:19
I'll rejoice over Jerusalem, and take delight in my people; no longer will the sound of weeping be heard in it, nor the cry of distress.
Revelation 7:9
After these things, I looked, and there was a crowd so large that no one was able to count it! They were from every nation, tribe, people, and language. They were standing in front of the throne and the lamb and were wearing white robes, with palm branches in their hands.
Revelation 21:4
He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There won't be death anymore. There won't be any grief, crying, or pain, because the first things have disappeared."

General references

Deuteronomy 16:14
Rejoice in your festival you, your son, your daughter, your male and female slaves, the descendants of Levi, and foreigners, orphans, and widows, who live in your cities.
Isaiah 19:23
At that time, there will be a highway from Egypt to Assyria. The Assyrians will come into Egypt, and the Egyptians into Assyria, and they will worship with the Assyrians.
Isaiah 24:14
"They raise their voices; they shout for joy; from the west they shout aloud over the LORD's majesty.
Isaiah 32:18
My people will live in peaceful dwellings, in secure homes and in undisturbed resting places.
Isaiah 49:11
I'll turn all my mountains into a road, and my highways will be raised up.
Matthew 5:4
"How blessed are those who mourn, because it is they who will be comforted!

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