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
Upon a bare mountain, lift ye up a standard, Raise high the voice to them, Wave the hand, That they may enter the doors of nobles.
Isaiah 21:7
When he seeth A train of horsemen in double rank, A train of asses, A train of camels, Then shall he hearken attentively with diligent heed.
Isaiah 41:2
Who roused up one from the East, In righteousness, called him to his feet, - Set before him nations And over kings, caused him to rule, His sword, made them like dust, His bow like driven chaff:
Isaiah 45:1
Thus, saith Yahweh, to his Anointed, to Cyrus - Whose right hand I have firmly grasped To subdue before him, nations, And the loins of kings, will I ungird, - To open, before him, the two-leaved doors, And, the gates, shall not be shut:
Jeremiah 50:29
Publish against Babylon ye chiefs of all who tread the bow - Encamp against her round about Let there be none to escape, Recompense to her according to her work, According to all which she did, do ye to her, - For Against Yahweh, hath she acted presumptuously, Against the Holy One of Israel.
Jeremiah 51:20
A war-club, art thou for me, Weapons of war; Therefore will I Beat down with thee - nations, and Destroy with thee - kingdoms;

A ravenous bird

Ezekiel 39:4
Upon the mountains of Israel, shalt thou fall, Thou and all thy hordes, and the peoples who are with thee, - To birds of prey of every wing. and the wild beast of the field, will I give thee for food:

The man

Isaiah 44:28
Who saith of Cyrus - My Shepherd! and All my pleasure, shall he make good Even saying of Jerusalem - She shall be built! And of the temple - Be her foundation laid!
Isaiah 45:13
I, have roused him up in righteousness, And all his roads, will I level, - He, shall build my city, And my captives, shall he let go, Not for price, nor for bribe, Saith Yahweh of hosts.
Isaiah 48:14
Assemble yourselves - all of you and hear, Who among them, hath told these things? he whom Yahweh loveth, will execute - His pleasure, on Babylon, And his stroke on the Chaldeans.
Ezra 1:2
Thus, saith Cyrus, king of Persia, All the kingdoms of the earth, hath Yahweh God of the heavens, given to me, - and, he himself, hath laid charge upon me, to build for him a house, in Jerusalem, which is in Judah.
Psalm 76:10
For the multitude of mankind shall give thanks unto thee, The remainder of the multitude, shall keep holy festival unto thee.
Acts 4:28
To do whatsoever, thy hand and thy counsel, marked out beforehand to come to pass.

I have spoken

Isaiah 14:24
Yahweh of hosts, hath sworn, saying, - Surely as I intended, so, hath it come to pass, And as I purposed, the same, shall stand: -
Isaiah 38:15
What can I say? Since he hath promised for me, Himself, will perform. I will go softly, all my years. Because of the bitterness of my soul,
Numbers 23:19
GOD is, not a man, that he should lie, Nor a son of Adam, that he should repent, - Hath, he, said, and will not perform? Yea spoken, and will not make it stand fast?
Job 23:13
But, he, is one, and who can turn him? What his soul desired, he hath done.
Jeremiah 50:45
Therefore hear ye, The counsel of Yahweh, which he hath counselled against Babylon, And his devices which he hath devised against the land a of the Chaldeans, - Surely the little ones of the flock, shall drag them away, Surely he will cause the pasture to be astounded over them.
Acts 5:39
But, if it is, of God, ye will not be able to overthrow them: lest once, even fighters against God, ye be found.
Ephesians 1:11
In whom also we were taken as an inheritance, according to the purpose of him who energiseth all things according to the counsel of his will,
Ephesians 3:11
According to a plan of the ages which he made in the anointed Jesus our Lord, -

General references

Proverbs 21:30
There is no wisdom, nor understanding, nor counsel, to confront Yahweh.
Isaiah 7:7
Thus, saith My Lord, Yahweh, - It shall not stand Neither shall it come to pass!
Matthew 24:25
Lo! I have foretold you.
Ephesians 3:11
According to a plan of the ages which he made in the anointed Jesus our Lord, -