Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Therefore the redeemed of the LORD shall return, and come with singing unto Zion; and everlasting joy shall be upon their head: they shall obtain gladness and joy; and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.

Bible References

The redeemed

Isaiah 35:10
and the redeemed of the Lord will return
and come to Zion with singing,
crowned with unending joy.
Joy and gladness will overtake them,
and sorrow and sighing will flee.
Isaiah 44:23
Rejoice, heavens, for the Lord has acted;
shout, depths of the earth.
Break out into singing, mountains,
forest, and every tree in it.
For the Lord has redeemed Jacob,
and glorifies Himself through Israel.
Isaiah 48:20
Leave Babylon,
flee from the Chaldeans!
Declare with a shout of joy,
proclaim this,
let it go out to the end of the earth;
announce,
“The Lord has redeemed His servant Jacob!”
Isaiah 49:13
Shout for joy, you heavens!
Earth, rejoice!
Mountains break into joyful shouts!
For the Lord has comforted His people,
and will have compassion on His afflicted ones.
Jeremiah 30:18
This is what the Lord says:

I will certainly restore the fortunes of Jacob’s tents
and show compassion on his dwellings.
Every city will be rebuilt on its mound;
every citadel will stand on its proper site.
Jeremiah 31:11
for the Lord has ransomed Jacob
and redeemed him from the power of one stronger than he.
Jeremiah 33:11
a sound of joy and gladness, the voice of the groom and the bride, and the voice of those saying,

Praise the Lord of Hosts,
for the Lord is good;
His faithful love endures forever


as they bring thank offerings to the temple of the Lord. For I will restore the fortunes of the land as in former times, says the Lord.
Acts 2:41
So those who accepted his message were baptized, and that day about 3,000 people were added to them.
Revelation 5:9
And they sang a new song:

You are worthy to take the scroll
and to open its seals,
because You were slaughtered,
and You redeemed people
for God by Your blood
from every tribe and language
and people and nation.
Revelation 7:9
After this I looked, and there was a vast multitude from every nation, tribe, people, and language, which no one could number, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were robed in white with palm branches in their hands.
Revelation 14:1
Then I looked, and there on Mount Zion stood the Lamb, and with Him were 144,000 who had His name and His Father’s name written on their foreheads.
Revelation 19:1
After this I heard something like the loud voice of a vast multitude in heaven, saying:

Hallelujah!
Salvation, glory, and power belong to our God,

Everlasting

Isaiah 60:19
The sun will no longer be your light by day,
and the brightness of the moon will not shine on you;
but the Lord will be your everlasting light,
and your God will be your splendor.
Isaiah 61:7
Because your shame was double,
and they cried out, “Disgrace is their portion,”
therefore, they will possess double in their land,
and eternal joy will be theirs.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our momentary light affliction is producing for us an absolutely incomparable eternal weight of glory.
2 Thessalonians 2:16
May our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us eternal encouragement and good hope by grace,
Jude 1:24
Now to Him who is able to protect you from stumbling and to make you stand in the presence of His glory, blameless and with great joy,

And sorrow

Isaiah 25:8
He will destroy death forever.
The Lord God will wipe away the tears
from every face
and remove His people’s disgrace
from the whole earth,
for the Lord has spoken.
Isaiah 60:20
Your sun will no longer set,
and your moon will not fade;
for the Lord will be your everlasting light,
and the days of your sorrow will be over.
Isaiah 65:19
I will rejoice in Jerusalem
and be glad in My people.
The sound of weeping and crying
will no longer be heard in her.
Revelation 7:17
For the Lamb who is at the center of the throne
will shepherd them;
He will guide them to springs of living waters,
and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
Revelation 21:1
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea no longer existed.
Revelation 22:3
and there will no longer be any curse. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city, and His slaves will serve Him.

General references

Psalm 102:21
so that they might declare
the name of Yahweh in Zion
and His praise in Jerusalem,
Psalm 126:3
The Lord had done great things for us;
we were joyful.
Isaiah 24:14
They raise their voices, they sing out;
they proclaim in the west
the majesty of the Lord.
Isaiah 65:18
Then be glad and rejoice forever
in what I am creating;
for I will create Jerusalem to be a joy
and its people to be a delight.
Matthew 5:4
Those who mourn are blessed,
for they will be comforted.

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