Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thou shalt no more be termed Forsaken; neither shall thy land any more be termed Desolate: but thou shalt be called Hephzibah, and thy land Beulah: for the LORD delighteth in thee, and thy land shall be married.

Bible References

Shalt no

Isaiah 62:12
And they will be called the Holy People,
the Lord’s Redeemed;
and you will be called Cared For,
A City Not Deserted.
Isaiah 32:14
For the palace will be forsaken,
the busy city abandoned.
The hill and the watchtower will become
barren places forever,
the joy of wild donkeys,
and a pasture for flocks,
Isaiah 49:14
Zion says, “The Lord has abandoned me;
The Lord has forgotten me!”
Isaiah 54:1
“Rejoice, childless one, who did not give birth;
burst into song and shout,
you who have not been in labor!
For the children of the forsaken one will be more
than the children of the married woman,”
says the Lord.
Hosea 1:9
Then the Lord said:

Name him Not My People,
for you are not My people,
and I will not be your God.
Romans 9:25
As He also says in Hosea:

I will call Not My People, My People,
and she who is Unloved, Beloved.
Hebrews 13:5
Your life should be free from the love of money. Be satisfied with what you have, for He Himself has said, I will never leave you or forsake you.
1 Peter 2:10
Once you were not a people,
but now you are God’s people;
you had not received mercy,
but now you have received mercy.

Hephzibah

Isaiah 62:5
For as a young man marries a young woman,
so your sons will marry you;
and as a groom rejoices over his bride,
so your God will rejoice over you.
Psalm 149:4
For Yahweh takes pleasure in His people;
He adorns the humble with salvation.
Jeremiah 32:41
I will take delight in them to do what is good for them, and with all My heart and mind I will faithfully plant them in this land.
Zephaniah 3:17
Yahweh your God is among you,
a warrior who saves.
He will rejoice over you with gladness.
He will bring you quietness with His love.
He will delight in you with shouts of joy.”

Beulah

Isaiah 54:5
Indeed, your husband is your Maker
His name is Yahweh of Hosts—
and the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer;
He is called the God of all the earth.
Isaiah 61:10
I greatly rejoice in the Lord,
I exult in my God;
for He has clothed me with the garments of salvation
and wrapped me in a robe of righteousness,
as a groom wears a turban
and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
Jeremiah 3:14
“Return, you faithless children”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“for I am your master, and I will take you, one from a city and two from a family, and I will bring you to Zion.
Hosea 2:19
I will take you to be My wife forever.
I will take you to be My wife in righteousness,
justice, love, and compassion.
John 3:29
He who has the bride is the groom. But the groom’s friend, who stands by and listens for him, rejoices greatly at the groom’s voice. So this joy of mine is complete.
2 Corinthians 11:2
For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy, because I have promised you in marriage to one husband—to present a pure virgin to Christ.
Ephesians 5:25
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her
Revelation 21:2
I also saw the Holy City, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared like a bride adorned for her husband.

General references

Song of Songs 2:6
His left hand is under my head,
and his right arm embraces me.
Song of Songs 7:6
How beautiful you are and how pleasant,
my love, with such delights!
Song of Songs 8:3
His left hand is under my head,
and his right arm embraces me.

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