Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Calling

Isaiah 13:2
Set ye up an ensign upon the bare mountain, lift up the voice unto them, wave the hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles.
Isaiah 21:7
and when he seeth a troop, horsemen in pairs, a troop of asses, a troop of camels, he shall hearken diligently with much heed.
Isaiah 41:2
Who hath raised up one from the east, whom he calleth in righteousness to his foot? he giveth nations before him, and maketh him rule over kings; he giveth them as the dust to his sword, as the driven stubble to his bow.
Isaiah 45:1
Thus saith Jehovah 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 the doors before him, and the gates shall not be shut:
Jeremiah 50:29
Call together the archers against Babylon, all them that bend the bow; encamp against her round about; let none thereof escape: recompense her according to her work; according to all that she hath done, do unto her; for she hath been proud against Jehovah, against the Holy One of Israel.
Jeremiah 51:20
Thou art my battle-axe and weapons of war: and with thee will I break in pieces the nations; and with thee will I destroy kingdoms;

A ravenous bird

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

The man

Isaiah 44:28
That saith 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, saith Jehovah of hosts.
Isaiah 48:14
Assemble yourselves, all ye, and hear; who among them hath declared these things? He whom Jehovah loveth shall perform his pleasure on Babylon, and his arm'shall be on the Chaldeans.
Ezra 1:2
Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, All the kingdoms of the earth hath Jehovah, the God of heaven, given me; and he hath charged me to build him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah.
Psalm 76:10
Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee: The residue of wrath shalt thou gird upon thee.
Acts 4:28
to do whatsoever thy hand and thy council foreordained to come to pass.

I have spoken

Isaiah 14:24
Jehovah of hosts hath 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 hath both spoken unto me, and himself hath 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: Hath he said, and will he not do it? Or hath 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 desireth, even that he doeth.
Jeremiah 50:45
Therefore hear ye the counsel of Jehovah, that he hath taken against Babylon; and his purposes, that he hath purposed against the land of the Chaldeans: Surely they shall drag them away, even the little ones of the flock; surely he shall make their habitation desolate over them.
Acts 5:39
but if it is of God, ye will not be able to overthrow them; lest haply ye be found even to be fighting against God.
Ephesians 1:11
in whom also we were made a heritage, having been foreordained according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his will;
Ephesians 3:11
according to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:

General references

Proverbs 21:30
There is no wisdom nor understanding Nor counsel against Jehovah.
Isaiah 7:7
thus saith the Lord Jehovah, It shall not stand, neither shall it come to pass.
Matthew 24:25
Behold, I have told you beforehand.
Ephesians 3:11
according to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord: