Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


O thou sword of the LORD, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.

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Bible References

Thou sword

Jeremiah 12:12
On all the bare heights in the wilderness, have come despoilers, For the sword of Yahweh hath devoured from one end of the land unto the other, - There is peace for no flesh!
Jeremiah 15:3
And I will set in charge over them - four species Declareth Yahweh, The sword to slay, and The dogs to trail along, - and The bird of the heavens and The beast of the earth to devour and to destroy.
Jeremiah 25:27
Therefore shalt thou say unto them - Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts God of Israel, - Drink ye and be drunken, and vomit, and fall and rise not, - because of the sword which I am sending between you.
Jeremiah 51:20
A war-club, art thou for me, Weapons of war; Therefore will I Beat down with thee - nations, and Destroy with thee - kingdoms;
Deuteronomy 32:41
If I whet my flashing sword, And my hand take bold on justice, I will return vengeance unto mine adversaries, And them who hate me, will I requite:
Psalm 17:13
Rise, Yahweh! Confront his face, Bring him down, Deliver my soul from the lawless one who is thy sword:
Isaiah 10:5
Alas! for Assyria, the rod of mine anger, - Yea, the very staff in their hand, is, my displeasure:
Ezekiel 14:17
Or, a sword, I should bring upon that land, and should say. O sword! thou shalt go through the land, and so I should cut off therefrom, man and beast,
Ezekiel 21:3
Thou shalt say then to the so of Israel Thus saith Yahweh, Behold me against thee, Therefore will I bring forth my sword out of its sheath, - and will cut off from thee the righteous and the lawless.

How long

Jeremiah 4:21
How long shall I keep on seeing a standard, - continue to hear the sound of a horn?
Jeremiah 12:4
How long, shall the land mourn, And, the herbage of the whole field, wither? For the wickedness of them that dwell therein, beast and bird, have perished, For say they, He will not see our latter end!
2 Samuel 2:26
then Abner cried aloud unto Joab, and said - To the uttermost, must the sword devour? Dost thou not well know that, bitter, shall it be, in the latter end? How long, then, wilt thou not bid the people turn back from pursuing their own brethren?


1 Chronicles 21:27
And Yahweh gave word to tile messenger, and he put back his sword into its sheath.
Ezekiel 21:30
Put it back into its sheath! In the place where thou wast created In the land of thy nativity, will I judge thee
John 18:11
Jesus, therefore, said unto Peter - Thrust the sword into its sheath: - The cup which the Father hath given me, shall I in anywise not drink it?

General references

Psalm 114:5
What aileth thee, O sea, that thou fleest? O Jordan, that thou turnest back?