Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

In vain

Jeremiah 5:3
O LORD, are not your eyes upon the truth? you have stricken them, but they have 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 6:29
The bellows blow fiercely, the lead is consumed by the fire; the smelter refines in vain: for the wicked are not removed.
Jeremiah 7:28
But you shall say unto them, This is a nation that obeys not the voice of the LORD their God, nor receives correction: truth has perished, and is cut off from their mouth.
Jeremiah 31:18
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus; You have chastised me, and I was chastised, as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke: restore me, and I shall return; for you are the LORD my God.
2 Chronicles 28:22
And in the time of his distress did he trespass yet more against the LORD: this is that king Ahaz.
Isaiah 1:5
Why should you be stricken any more? you will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
Isaiah 9:13
For the people turn not unto him that strikes them, neither do they seek the LORD of hosts.
Ezekiel 24:13
In your filthiness is lewdness: because I have purged you, and you were not purged, you shall not be purged from your filthiness any more, till I have caused my fury to rest upon you.
Zephaniah 3:2
She obeyed not the voice; she received not correction; she trusted not in the LORD; she drew not near to her God.
Revelation 9:20
And the rest of the men who were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship demons, and idols of gold, and silver, and bronze, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk:
Revelation 16:9
And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, who has power over these plagues: and they repented not to give him glory.

Your own sword

Jeremiah 26:20
And there was also a man that prophesied in the name of the LORD, Uriah the son of Shemaiah of Kiriath-jearim, who prophesied against this city and against this land according to all the words of Jeremiah:
1 Kings 19:10
And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: for the children of Israel have forsaken your covenant, thrown down your altars, and slain your prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.
2 Chronicles 24:21
And they conspired against him, and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court of the house of the LORD.
2 Chronicles 36:16
But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.
Nehemiah 9:26
Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against you, and cast your law behind their backs, and slew your prophets who testified against them to turn them to you, and they worked great provocations.
Matthew 21:35
And the tenants took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.
Matthew 23:29
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because you build the tombs of the prophets, and adorn the sepulchers of the righteous,
Mark 12:2
And at the season time he sent to the tenants a servant, that he might receive from the tenants of the fruit of the vineyard.
Luke 11:47
Woe unto you! for you build the sepulchers of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.
Luke 13:33
Nevertheless I must walk today, and tomorrow, and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish outside of Jerusalem.
Acts 7:52
Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them who showed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom you have been now the betrayers and murderers:
1 Thessalonians 2:15
Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men:

General references

Leviticus 26:23
And if you will not be reformed by me by these things, but will walk contrary unto me;
Isaiah 5:4
What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? why, when I expected that it should bring forth grapes, it brought forth wild grapes?
Ezekiel 11:6
You have multiplied your slain in this city, and you have filled its streets with the slain.
Ezekiel 22:24
Son of man, say unto her, You are the land that is not cleansed, nor rained upon in the day of indignation.
Matthew 21:35
And the tenants took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.
Luke 3:20
Added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison.