Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Who gave Jacob for a spoil, and Israel to the robbers? did not the LORD, he against whom we have sinned? for they would not walk in his ways, neither were they obedient unto his law.
O Assyrian, rod and staff of my anger, in thy hand have I placed my indignation.
I form the light and create darkness; I make peace and create evil: I am the LORD that does all this.
I was wroth with my people; I have profaned my inheritance and given them into thine hand; thou didst show them no mercy; upon the ancient thou hast very heavily laid thy yoke.
Thus saith the LORD, Where is the bill of your mother's divorce, whom I have put away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities ye are sold, and for your rebellions was your mother put away,
Behold, the LORD's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; nor his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:
But they were rebels and angered his holy Spirit; therefore, he was turned to be their enemy, and he himself fought against them.
The LORD shall bring a nation against thee from afar, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flies, a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand,
How could one chase a thousand and two put ten thousands to flight if their strong One had not sold them, and the LORD had not delivered them up?
And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he delivered them into the hands of spoilers that spoiled them, and he sold them into the hands of their enemies round about, so that they could no longer stand before their enemies.
Therefore the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he sold them into the hand of Chushanrishathaim king of Mesopotamia, and the sons of Israel served Chushanrishathaim eight years.
And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he sold them into the hands of the Philistines and into the hands of the sons of Ammon,
2 Chronicles 15:6
And one Gentile destroyed the other, and one city the other; for God discomforted them with all adversity.
2 Chronicles 36:17
Therefore, he brought upon them the king of the Chaldees, who slew their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary and had no compassion upon young man or maiden, old man, or him that stooped for age; he gave them all into his hands.
Nevertheless, they were contentious and rebelled against thee and cast thy law behind their backs and slew thy prophets who testified against them to turn them to thee, and they wrought great abominations.
Therefore was the wrath of the LORD kindled against his people, insomuch that he abhorred his own inheritance.
Behold, I will bring a nation upon you from afar, O house of Israel, saith the LORD; it is a mighty nation, it is an ancient nation, a nation whose language thou dost not know, neither dost thou understand what they say.
Therefore thus saith the LORD of the hosts: Because ye have not heard my words,
Nun The yoke of my rebellions is bound in his hand; they are wreathed and come up upon my neck; he has made my strength to fall; the Lord has delivered me into their hands, from whom I am not able to rise up.
Shall the shofar be blown in the city and the people not be afraid? Shall there be any evil in the city which the LORD has not done?
But when the king heard of this, he became angry and sent forth his armies and destroyed those murderers and burned up their city.