Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

In vain

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 6:29
The bellows blow fiercely; the lead is consumed of the fire: in vain do they go on refining; for the wicked are not plucked away.
Jeremiah 7:28
You shall tell them, This is the nation that has not listened to the voice of Yahweh their God, nor received instruction: truth is 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 calf unaccustomed [to the yoke]: turn me, and I shall be turned; for you are Yahweh my God.
2 Chronicles 28:22
In the time of his distress did he trespass yet more against Yahweh, this same king Ahaz.
Isaiah 1:5
Why should you be beaten more, that you revolt more and more? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
Isaiah 9:13
Yet the people have not turned to him who struck them, neither have they sought Yahweh of Armies.
Ezekiel 24:13
In your filthiness is lewdness: because I have cleansed you and you weren't cleansed, you shall not be cleansed from your filthiness any more, until I have caused my wrath toward you to rest.
Zephaniah 3:2
She didn't obey the voice. She didn't receive correction. She didn't trust in Yahweh. She didn't draw near to her God.
Revelation 9:20
The rest of mankind, who were not killed with these plagues, didn't repent of the works of their hands, that they wouldn't worship demons, and the idols of gold, and of silver, and of brass, and of stone, and of wood; which can neither see, nor hear, nor walk.
Revelation 16:9
People were scorched with great heat, and people blasphemed the name of God who has the power over these plagues. They didn't repent and give him glory.

Your own sword

Jeremiah 26:20
There was also a man who prophesied in the name of Yahweh, Uriah the son of Shemaiah of Kiriath Jearim; and he prophesied against this city and against this land according to all the words of Jeremiah:
1 Kings 19:10
He said, "I have been very jealous for Yahweh, the God of Armies; for the children of Israel have forsaken your covenant, thrown down your altars, and slain your prophets with the sword. I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away."
2 Chronicles 24:21
They conspired against him, and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court of the house of Yahweh.
2 Chronicles 36:16
but they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of Yahweh arose against his people, until there was no remedy.
Nehemiah 9:26
"Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against you, and cast your law behind their back, and killed your prophets that testified against them to turn them again to you, and they committed awful blasphemies.
Matthew 21:35
The farmers took his servants, beat one, killed another, and stoned another.
Matthew 23:29
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you build the tombs of the prophets, and decorate the tombs of the righteous,
Mark 12:2
When it was time, he sent a servant to the farmer to get from the farmer his share of the fruit of the vineyard.
Luke 11:47
Woe to you! For you build the tombs of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.
Luke 13:33
Nevertheless I must go on my way today and tomorrow and the next day, for it can't be that a prophet perish outside of Jerusalem.'
Acts 7:52
Which of the prophets didn't your fathers persecute? They killed those who foretold the coming of the Righteous One, of whom you have now become betrayers and murderers.
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who killed both the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and drove us out, and didn't please God, and are contrary to all men;

General references

Leviticus 26:23
"'If by these things you won't be reformed to me, but will walk contrary to me;
Isaiah 5:4
What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? Why, when I looked for it to yield grapes, did it yield 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, tell her, You are a land that is not cleansed, nor rained on in the day of indignation.
Matthew 21:35
The farmers took his servants, beat one, killed another, and stoned another.
Luke 3:20
added this also to them all, that he shut up John in prison.