Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and an helmet of salvation upon his head; and he put on the garments of vengeance for clothing, and was clad with zeal as a cloke.

Bible References

He put on righteousness

Isaiah 11:5
And righteousness shall be the belt around his waist, and faithfulness the belt around his loins.
Isaiah 51:9
Awake! Awake; put on strength, O arm of Yahweh! Awake as [in] days of long ago, [the] generations of a long time back! [Are] you not the one who cut Rahab in pieces, [the] one who pierced [the] sea-dragon?
Job 29:14
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; my justice [was] like a robe and a headband.
Romans 13:12
The night is far gone, and the day has drawn near. Therefore let us throw off the deeds of darkness and put on the weapons of light.
2 Corinthians 6:7
in the word of truth, in the power of God, with the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and left hand,
Ephesians 6:14
Stand therefore, girding your waist with truth, and putting on the breastplate of righteousness,
1 Thessalonians 5:8
But [because] we are of the day, we must be sober, [by] putting on the breastplate of faith and love and [as] a helmet the hope of salvation,
Revelation 19:11
And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and the one seated on it was called "Faithful" and "True," and with justice he judges and makes war.

The garments

Deuteronomy 32:35
{Vengeance belongs to me} and [also] recompense, {for at the time their foot slips}, because the day of their disaster [is] near, {and fate comes quickly for them}.'
Psalm 94:1
O Yahweh, God of vengeance, God of vengeance, shine forth.
2 Thessalonians 1:8
with burning flame giving punishment to those who do not know God and who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus,
Hebrews 10:30
For we know the one who said, "Vengeance [is] mine, I will repay," and again, "The Lord will judge his people."

With zeal

Isaiah 9:7
{His dominion will grow continually, and to peace there will be no end} on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it and sustain it with justice and righteousness now and forever. The zeal of Yahweh of hosts will do this.
Isaiah 63:15
Look from heaven, and see from the lofty residence of your holiness and glory. Where [are] your zeal and strength? {Your compassion} and mercy to me hold themselves back.
Psalm 69:9
because the zeal for your house has consumed me, and the reproaches of those reproaching you have fallen on me.
Zechariah 1:14
And the angel who was talking with me said to me, "Proclaim, saying, 'Thus says Yahweh of hosts: "{I am very jealous} for Jerusalem and for Zion!
John 2:17
His disciples remembered that it is written, "Zeal for your house will consume me."

General references

Exodus 39:8
And he made the breast piece, [the] work of a skilled craftsman, like [the] work of [the] ephod, [of] gold, blue, and purple and crimson [yarns], and finely twisted linen.
Isaiah 34:8
For {Yahweh has a day of vengeance}, a year of retribution for the strife of Zion.
Ezekiel 39:24
According to their uncleanness and according to their transgression I dealt with them, and I hid my face from them.