Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And I will fan them with a fan in the gates of the land; I will bereave them of children, I will destroy my people, since they return not from their ways.

Children

General references

Bible References

I will fan

Jeremiah 4:11
At that time shall it be said to this people and to Jerusalem, "A hot wind from the bare heights in the wilderness toward the daughter of my people, not to winnow, nor to cleanse;
Jeremiah 51:2
I will send to Babylon strangers, who shall winnow her; and they shall empty her land: for in the day of trouble they shall be against her around.
Psalm 1:4
The wicked are not so, but are like the chaff which the wind drives away.
Isaiah 41:16
You will winnow them, and the wind will carry them away, and the whirlwind will scatter them. You will rejoice in Yahweh. You will glory in the Holy One of Israel.
Matthew 3:12
His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor. He will gather his wheat into the barn, but the chaff he will burn up with unquenchable fire."

Bereave

Jeremiah 9:21
For death is come up into our windows, it is entered into our palaces; to cut off the children from outside, [and] the young men from the streets.
Jeremiah 18:21
Therefore deliver up their children to the famine, and give them over to the power of the sword; and let their wives become childless, and widows; and let their men be slain of death, [and] their young men struck of the sword in battle.
Deuteronomy 28:18
The fruit of your body, the fruit of your ground, the increase of your livestock, and the young of your flock shall be cursed.
Hosea 9:12
Though they bring up their children, yet I will bereave them, so that not a man shall be left. Indeed, woe also to them when I depart from them!

Children

Ezekiel 24:21
Speak to the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the pride of your power, the desire of your eyes, and that which your soul pities; and your sons and your daughters whom you have left behind shall fall by the sword.

Since

Jeremiah 5:3
O Yahweh, don't your eyes look on truth? You have stricken them, but they were not grieved. You have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction. They have made their faces harder than a rock. They have refused to return.
Jeremiah 8:4
Moreover you shall tell them, Thus says Yahweh: Shall men fall, and not rise up again? Shall one turn away, and not return?
Isaiah 9:13
Yet the people have not turned to him who struck them, neither have they sought Yahweh of Armies.
Amos 4:10
"I sent plagues among you like I did Egypt. I have slain your young men with the sword, and have carried away your horses; and I filled your nostrils with the stench of your camp, yet you haven't returned to me," says Yahweh.
Zechariah 1:4
Don't you be like your fathers, to whom the former prophets proclaimed, saying: Thus says Yahweh of Armies, 'Return now from your evil ways, and from your evil doings;' but they did not hear, nor listen to me, says Yahweh.

General references

Leviticus 23:30
Whoever it is who does any kind of work in that same day, that person I will destroy from among his people.
Jeremiah 9:21
For death is come up into our windows, it is entered into our palaces; to cut off the children from outside, [and] the young men from the streets.