Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Surely the isles shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them, unto the name of the LORD thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee.

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Bible References

The isles

Isaiah 42:4
He shall not be weak, and he shall not break, till he shall set judgment in the earth; and the isles shall wait for his law:
Isaiah 49:1
Hear to me, ye islands, and attend ye people from far off; Jehovah called me from the belly; from my mother's bowels he made mention of my name.
Isaiah 51:5
My justice is near; my salvation went forth, and mine arms shall judge the peoples; the islands shall wait for me, and to mine arm shall they hope.
Isaiah 66:19
And I set a sign among them and I sent those escaping of them to the nations, Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, drawing the bow, Tubal and Javan, the isles far off, that heard not my report, and saw not my glory; and they announced my glory among the nations.
Genesis 9:27
God will dilate Japheth; he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be servant to him.
Genesis 10:2
The sons of Japheth; Gomer and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.
Psalm 72:10
The kings of Tarshish and the islands shall turn back a gift, the kings of Sheba and Seba shall bring a present
Zephaniah 2:11
God being terrible to them, for he made lean all the gods of the earth; and they shall worship to him each from his place, all the isles of the nations.

The ships

Isaiah 2:16
And upon all the ships of Tarshish, and upon all the flags of desire.
1 Kings 10:22
for a ship of Tharshish to the king in the sea with the ship of Hiram: one for three years will come, a ship of Tharshish lifting up gold and silver and ivory and apes and peacocks.
1 Kings 22:48
Jehoshaphat built ships of Thar-shish to go to Ophrah for gold: and it went not, for the ships were broken in Ezion-Geber.

Thy sons

Isaiah 60:4
Lift up thine eyes round about, and see: they all gathered together, they came to thee: thy sons shall come from far off, and thy daughters shall be supported upon the side.
Psalm 68:30
Rebuke the beasts of the reed, the assembly of the strong ones, with the heifers of the peoples, prostrating themselves with pieces of salver: scatter the peoples, they will delight in wars.
Zechariah 14:14
And also Judah shall wage war in Jerusalem; and he gathered the strength of all the nations round about, gold and silver and garments to an exceeding multitude.
2 Corinthians 8:4
Praying us with much entreaty that we receive the grace and participation of the service for saints.
Galatians 3:26
For we are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.
Galatians 4:26
But Jerusalem above is free, which is mother of us all.


Exodus 33:19
And he will say, I will cause all my good to pass by before thee, and I called upon the name of Jehovah before thee; and I compassionated whom I will compassionate, and I pitied whom I will pity.
Exodus 34:5
And Jehovah will come down in a cloud, and he will stand with him there, and will call upon the name of Jehovah.
Joshua 9:9
And they will say to him, From a land very far off thy servants came, for the name of Jehovah thy God; for we heard his fame and all that he did in Egypt
1 Kings 8:41
And also for the strangers which are not of thy people Israel, he shall come from a land afar off for sake of thy name;
1 Kings 10:1
And queen Sheba heard the report of Solomon for the name of Jehovah, and she will come to try him in enigmas.
Proverbs 18:20
From the fruit of a man's mouth his belly shall be filled; and he shall be filled with the increase of his lips.
Jeremiah 3:17
In that time they shall call to Jerusalem the throne of Jehovah; and all nations assembled together to her to the name of Jehovah, to Jerusalem: and they shall no more go after the stubbornness of their evil heart
John 17:26
And I made known to them thy name, and I will make known: that the love with which thou lovedst me might be in them, and I in them.
Acts 9:15
And the Lord said to him, Go: for he is a vessel of choice to me, to lift up my name before nations, and kings, and the sons of Israel:


Isaiah 14:1
For Jehovah will pity Jacob, and he yet chose in Israel, and he gave them rest upon their land: and the stranger was joined to them, and they joined themseves to the house of Jacob.
Isaiah 43:4
From that thou wert precious in mine eyes, thou wert honored, and I loved thee: and I will give man instead of thee, and peoples instead of thy soul.
Isaiah 52:1
Awake, awake, put on thy strength, O Zion; put on the garments of thy glory, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for the uncircumcised shall no more add to come into thee, and the unclean.
Isaiah 55:5
Behold, nations thou shalt not know; thou shalt call, and nations that knew thee not shall run to thee, for sake of Jehovah thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he honored thee.
Isaiah 57:17
For the iniquity of his plunder was I angry, and I will smite him: covering myself, and I will be angry, and he went turning away in the way of his heart.
Jeremiah 30:19
And thanksgiving shall go forth from them, and the voice of those playing, and I multiplied them, and they shall not be few; and I honored them, and they shall not be small.
Luke 2:32
A light for the revelation of the nations, and the glory of thy people Israel.

General references

Psalm 72:10
The kings of Tarshish and the islands shall turn back a gift, the kings of Sheba and Seba shall bring a present
Ezekiel 27:12
Tarshish thy merchant from the multitude of all riches: in silver, iron, alloy, and lead, they gave thy markets.