Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thus saith the LORD to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, to subdue nations before him; and I will loose the loins of kings, to open before him the two leaved gates; and the gates shall not be shut;

Holden

To open

General references

Bible References

To his

Isaiah 13:3
I have commanded my consecrated ones, yea, I have called my mighty men for my anger, even my proudly exulting ones.
Isaiah 44:28
who says of Cyrus, [He is] my shepherd, and shall perform all my pleasure, even saying of Jerusalem, She shall be built, and of the temple, Thy foundation shall be laid.
1 Kings 19:15
And LORD said to him, Go, return on thy way to the wilderness of Damascus. And when thou come, thou shall anoint Hazael to be king over Syria.
Jeremiah 27:6
And now I have given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my servant. And the beasts of the field I have also given him to serve him.

Whose

Isaiah 41:13
For I, LORD thy God, will hold thy right hand, saying to thee, Fear not, I will help thee.
Isaiah 42:6
I, LORD, have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thy hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles,
Psalm 73:23
Nevertheless I am continually with thee. Thou have held my right hand.

Holden

Ezekiel 30:21
Son of man, I have broken the arm of Pharaoh king of Egypt. And, lo, it has not been bound up, to apply medicines, to put a bandage to bind it, that it be strong to hold the sword.

To subdue

Isaiah 41:2
Who raised up the righteous [man] from the east. He calls him to his foot? He gives nations before him, and makes him rule over kings. He gives them as the dust to his sword, as the driven stubble to his bow.
Ezra 1:1
Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah might be accomplished, LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and
Jeremiah 50:3
For out of the north there comes up a nation against her, which shall make her land desolate, and none shall dwell therein. They are fled. They are gone, both man and beast.
Jeremiah 51:11
Make sharp the arrows. Hold firm the shields. LORD has stirred up the spirit of the kings of the Medes, because his purpose is against Babylon, to destroy it. For it is the vengeance of LORD, the vengeance of his temple.
Daniel 5:6
Then the king's countenance was changed in him, and his thoughts troubled him. And the joints of his loins were loosed, and his knees smote one against another.
Daniel 7:5
And, behold, another beast, a second, like a bear, and it was raised up on one side, and three ribs were in its mouth between its teeth. And they said thus to it: Arise, devour much flesh.
Daniel 8:3
Then I lifted up my eyes, and saw, and, behold, there stood before the river a ram which had two horns. And the two horns were high, but one was higher than the other, and the higher came up last.

To open

Nahum 2:6
The gates of the rivers are opened, and the palace is dissolved.

General references

Ezra 5:13
But in the first year of Cyrus king of Babylon, Cyrus the king made a decree to build this house of God.
Job 12:19
He leads priests away stripped, and overthrows the mighty.
Psalm 107:16
For he has broken the gates of brass, and cut the bars of iron apart.