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
Lift up a banner upon the high mountain, raise the voice unto them, wave the hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles.
Isaiah 21:7
And he saw a chariot with a couple of horsemen, a chariot of donkeys, and a chariot of camels; and he listened diligently with great care:
Isaiah 41:2
Who raised up the righteous man from the east, called him to his feet, gave the nations before him, and made him rule over kings? he gave them as the dust to his sword, and as driven stubble to his bow.
Isaiah 45:1
Thus says the LORD to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have held, to subdue nations before him; and I will loose the armor of kings, to open before him the two-leaved gates; and the gates shall not be shut;
Jeremiah 50:29
Call together the archers against Babylon: all you that bend the bow, camp against it round about; let none of them escape: recompense her according to her work; according to all that she has done, do unto her: for she has been proud against the LORD, against the Holy One of Israel.
Jeremiah 51:20
You are my battle-axe and weapons of war: for with you will I break in pieces the nations, and with you will I destroy kingdoms;

A ravenous bird

Ezekiel 39:4
You shall fall upon the mountains of Israel, you, and all your hordes, and the people that are with you: I will give you unto the ravenous birds of every sort, and to the beasts of the field to be devoured.

The man

Isaiah 44:28
That says of Cyrus, He is my shepherd, and shall perform all my pleasure: even saying to Jerusalem, You shall be built; and to the temple, Your foundation shall be laid.
Isaiah 45:13
I have raised him up in righteousness, and I will direct all his ways: he shall build my city, and he shall set free my exiles, not for price nor reward, says the LORD of hosts.
Isaiah 48:14
All you, assemble yourselves, and hear; who among them has declared these things? The LORD has loved him: he will do his pleasure on Babylon, and his arm shall be on the Chaldeans.
Ezra 1:2
Thus says Cyrus king of Persia, The LORD God of heaven has given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he has charged me to build him a house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah.
Psalm 76:10
Surely the wrath of man shall praise you: the remainder of wrath shall you restrain.
Acts 4:28
To do whatsoever your hand and your counsel determined before to be done.

I have spoken

Isaiah 14:24
The 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 unto me, and he himself has done it: I shall go softly all my years in 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 shall he not do it? or has he spoken, and shall he not make it good?
Job 23:13
But he is of one mind, and who can turn him? and what his soul desires, even that he does.
Jeremiah 50:45
Therefore hear you the counsel of the LORD, that he has taken against Babylon; and his purposes, that he has purposed against the land of the Chaldeans: Surely the least of the flock shall draw them out: surely he shall make their habitation desolate with them.
Acts 5:39
But if it be of God, you cannot overthrow it; lest perhaps you be found even to fight against God.
Ephesians 1:11
In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who works all things after the counsel of his own 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 the LORD.
Isaiah 7:7
Thus says the Lord GOD, It shall not stand, neither shall it come to pass.
Matthew 24:25
Behold, I have told you before.
Ephesians 3:11
According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord: