Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For, lo, I begin to bring evil on the city which is called by my name, and should ye be utterly unpunished? Ye shall not be unpunished: for I will call for a sword upon all the inhabitants of the earth, saith the LORD of hosts.

Bible References

I begin

Jeremiah 49:12
For the Lord has said, Those for whom the cup was not made ready will certainly be forced to take of it; and are you to go without punishment? you will not be without punishment, but will certainly be forced to take from the cup.
Proverbs 11:31
If the upright man is rewarded on earth, how much more the evil-doer and the sinner!
Ezekiel 9:6
Give up to destruction old men and young men and virgins, little children and women: but do not come near any man who has the mark on him: and make a start at my holy place. So they made a start with the old men who were before the house.
Ezekiel 38:21
And I will send to all my mountains for a sword against him, says the Lord: every man's sword will be against his brother.
Obadiah 1:16
For as you have been drinking on my holy mountain, so will all the nations go on drinking without end; they will go on drinking and the wine will go down their throats, and they will be as if they had never been.
Luke 23:31
For if they do these things when the tree is green, what will they do when it is dry?
1 Peter 4:17
For the time has come for the judging, starting with the church of God; but if it makes a start with us, what will be the end of those who are not under the rule of God?

Ye shall

Jeremiah 30:11
For I am with you, says the Lord, to be your saviour: for I will put an end to all the nations where I have sent you wandering, but I will not put an end to you completely: though with wise purpose I will put right your errors, and will not let you go quite without punishment.
Jeremiah 46:28
Have no fear, O Jacob, my servant, says the Lord; for I am with you: for I will put an end to all the nations where I have sent you, but I will not put an end to you completely: though with wise purpose I will put right your errors, and will not let you go quite without punishment.
Proverbs 11:21
Certainly the evil-doer will not go free from punishment, but the seed of the upright man will be safe.
Proverbs 17:5
Whoever makes sport of the poor puts shame on his Maker; and he who is glad because of trouble will not go free from punishment.

I will

Ezekiel 14:17
Or if I send a sword against that land, and say, Sword, go through the land, cutting off from it man and beast:
Ezekiel 38:21
And I will send to all my mountains for a sword against him, says the Lord: every man's sword will be against his brother.
Zechariah 13:7
Awake! O sword, against the keeper of my flock, and against him who is with me, says the Lord of armies: put to death the keeper of the sheep, and the sheep will go in flight: and my hand will be turned against the little ones.

General references

Deuteronomy 30:7
And the Lord your God will put all these curses on those who are against you, and on your haters who put a cruel yoke on you.
Proverbs 11:31
If the upright man is rewarded on earth, how much more the evil-doer and the sinner!
Jeremiah 30:16
For this cause, all those who take you for their food will themselves become your food; and all your attackers, every one of them, will be taken prisoners; and those who send destruction on you will come to destruction; and all those who take away your goods by force will undergo the same themselves.
Luke 23:31
For if they do these things when the tree is green, what will they do when it is dry?

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain