Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken it, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it.

A ravenous bird

Bible References


Isaiah 13:2
Set ye up an ensign upon the bare mountain. Lift up the voice to them. Wave the hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles.
Isaiah 21:7
and when he sees a troop, horsemen in pairs, a troop of donkeys, a troop of camels, he shall hearken diligently with much heed.
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.
Isaiah 45:1
Thus says LORD to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have held to subdue nations before him. And I will loose the loins of kings to open the doors before him. And the gates shall not be shut.
Jeremiah 50:29
Call together the archers against Babylon, all those who bend the bow. Encamp against her round about; let none thereof escape. Recompense her according to her work. According to all that she has done, do to her. For she has been p
Jeremiah 51:20
Thou are my battle-axe and weapons of war. And with thee I will break in pieces the nations, and with thee I will destroy kingdoms,

A ravenous bird

Ezekiel 39:4
Thou shall fall upon the mountains of Israel, thou, and all thy hordes, and the peoples who are with thee. I will give thee to the ravenous birds of every sort, and to the beasts of the field to be devoured.

The man

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.
Isaiah 45:13
I have raised him up in righteousness, and I will make straight all his ways. He shall build my city, and he shall let my exiles go free, not for price nor reward, says LORD of hosts.
Isaiah 48:14
Assemble yourselves, all ye, and hear: Who among them has declared these things? He whom LORD loves shall perform his pleasure on Babylon, and his arm, the Chaldeans.
Ezra 1:2
Thus says Cyrus king of Persia, All the kingdoms of the earth has LORD, the God of heaven, given me, and he has charged me to build him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah.
Psalm 76:10
Surely the inward thought of man shall praise thee, even the residue of inward thought will observe a festival to thee.
Acts 4:28
to do as many things as thy hand and thy purpose predetermined to happen.

I have spoken

Isaiah 14:24
LORD of hosts has sworn, saying, Surely, as I have thought, so shall it come to pass, and as I have purposed, so shall it stand,
Isaiah 38:15
What shall I say? He has both spoken to me, and himself has done it. I shall go softly all my years because of the bitterness of my soul.
Numbers 23:19
God is not a man, that he should lie, neither the son of man, that he should repent. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not make it good?
Job 23:13
But he is in one [mind], and who can turn him? And what his soul desires, even that he does.
Jeremiah 50:45
Therefore hear ye the counsel of LORD, that he has taken against Babylon, and his purposes, that he has purposed against the land of the Chaldeans: Surely they shall drag them away, [even] the little ones of the flock. Surely he sh
Acts 5:39
but if it is from God, ye cannot overthrow it, and perhaps ye may be found to be fighting against God.
Ephesians 1:11
in him in whom also we obtained an inheritance. Having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the deliberation of his will.
Ephesians 3:11
according to the purpose of the ages, which he made in Christ Jesus our Lord,

General references

Proverbs 21:30
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against LORD.
Isaiah 7:7
thus says lord LORD: It shall not stand, nor shall it come to pass.
Matthew 24:25
Behold, I have foretold it to you.
Ephesians 3:11
according to the purpose of the ages, which he made in Christ Jesus our Lord,