Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Then shalt thou say in thine heart, Who hath begotten me these, seeing I have lost my children, and am desolate, a captive, and removing to and fro? and who hath brought up these? Behold, I was left alone; these, where had they been?

General references

Bible References

Seeing

Jeremiah 31:15
Thus says the Lord,
A voice is heard in Ramah,
Lamentation and bitter weeping.
Rachel is weeping for her children;
She refuses to be comforted for her children,
Because they are no more.”
Romans 11:11
I say then, they did not stumble so as to fall, did they? May it never be! But by their transgression salvation has come to the Gentiles, to make them jealous.
Galatians 3:29
And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s descendants, heirs according to promise.
Galatians 4:26
But the Jerusalem above is free; she is our mother.

Am desolate

Isaiah 3:26
And her gates will lament and mourn,
And deserted she will sit on the ground.
Isaiah 51:17
Rouse yourself! Rouse yourself! Arise, O Jerusalem,
You who have drunk from the Lord’s hand the cup of His anger;
The chalice of reeling you have drained to the dregs.
Isaiah 52:2
Shake yourself from the dust, rise up,
O captive Jerusalem;
Loose yourself from the chains around your neck,
O captive daughter of Zion.
Isaiah 54:3
“For you will spread abroad to the right and to the left.
And your descendants will possess nations
And will resettle the desolate cities.
Isaiah 60:15
“Whereas you have been forsaken and hated
With no one passing through,
I will make you an everlasting pride,
A joy from generation to generation.
Isaiah 62:4
It will no longer be said to you, “Forsaken,”
Nor to your land will it any longer be said, “Desolate”;
But you will be called, “My delight is in her,”
And your land, “Married”;
For the Lord delights in you,
And to Him your land will be married.
Isaiah 64:10
Your holy cities have become a wilderness,
Zion has become a wilderness,
Jerusalem a desolation.
Lamentations 1:1
How lonely sits the city
That was full of people!
She has become like a widow
Who was once great among the nations!
She who was a princess among the provinces
Has become a forced laborer!
Matthew 24:29
“But immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.
Luke 21:24
and they will fall by the edge of the sword, and will be led captive into all the nations; and Jerusalem will be trampled under foot by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.
Romans 11:26
and so all Israel will be saved; just as it is written,
The Deliverer will come from Zion,
He will remove ungodliness from Jacob.”

General references

Isaiah 27:6
In the days to come Jacob will take root,
Israel will blossom and sprout,
And they will fill the whole world with fruit.
Zephaniah 3:10
“From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia
My worshipers, My dispersed ones,
Will bring My offerings.