Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a pleasant child? for since I spake against him, I do earnestly remember him still: therefore my bowels are troubled for him; I will surely have mercy upon him, saith the LORD.

Bible References

Is ephraim

Jeremiah 31:9
They shall come with weeping, but with mercies I will cause them to return; I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a straight way, in which they shall not stumble; for I shall be a father to Israel, and Ephraim shall be my firstborn.
Jeremiah 3:19
But I said, How shall I place thee as sons and give thee the desirable land, the heritage that the hosts of Gentiles desire? and I said, Thou shalt call me, My father, and shalt not turn away from following me.
Psalm 103:13
Like as a father has mercy upon his children, so the LORD has mercy upon those that fear him.
Proverbs 3:12
For the LORD chastens whom he loves and delights in, even as a father to his son.
Luke 15:24
for this my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found. And they began to be merry.

Are troubled

Jeremiah 48:36
Therefore my heart shall sound like flutes for Moab, and my heart shall sound like flutes for the men of Kirheres because the riches that he has gotten are perished.
Isaiah 16:11
Therefore my bowels shall sound like a harp for Moab and my inward parts for Kirharesh.
Isaiah 63:15
Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory; where is thy zeal and thy strength, the feeling of thy bowels and of thy mercies toward me? are they restrained?

I will

Isaiah 55:7
Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Isaiah 57:18
I have seen his ways and will heal him: I will lead him also and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.
Hosea 14:4
I will heal their rebellion; I will love them freely; for my anger is turned away from them.
Micah 7:18
Who is a God like unto thee that pardons iniquity, and passes over the rebellion with the remnant of his heritage? He did not retain his anger for ever because he delights in mercy.

General references

Job 30:27
My bowels boil and do not rest; the days of affliction came upon me.
Psalm 107:13
Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them out of their distresses.
Isaiah 1:19
If ye are willing and hearken, ye shall eat the good of the land;
Lamentations 3:32
Caph But though he causes grief, yet he will also have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.
Luke 1:54
He has received his servant Israel in remembrance of his mercy
1 Corinthians 11:31
For if we would examine ourselves, we should not be judged.