Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be any that executeth judgment, that seeketh the truth; and I will pardon it.
2 Chronicles 16:9
For the eyes of the Lord go this way and that, through all the earth, letting it be seen that he is the strong support of those whose hearts are true to him. In this you have done foolishly, for from now you will have wars.
But as for you, O Daniel, let the words be kept secret and the book rolled up and kept shut till the time of the end: numbers will be going out of the way and troubles will be increased.
They make a rush on the town, running on the wall; they go up into the houses and in through the windows like a thief.
And they will go wandering from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, running here and there in search of the word of the Lord, and they will not get it.
Said to him, Go quickly and say to this young man, Jerusalem will be an unwalled town, because of the great number of men and cattle in her.
Where the roads go into the town her cry goes out, at the doorways her voice is loud:
Song of Songs 3:2
I will get up now and go about the town, in the streets and in the wide ways I will go after him who is the love of my soul: I went after him, but I did not see him.
And the servant came back and gave his master an account of these things. Then the master of the house was angry and said to the servant, Go out quickly into the streets of the town and get the poor, the blind, and those who are broken in body.
If ye can
1 Kings 19:10
And he said, I have been burning for the honour of the Lord, the God of armies; for the children of Israel have not kept your agreement; they have made destruction of your altars, and have put your prophets to death with the sword: till I, even I, am the only one living; and now they are attempting to take away my life.
Most men make no secret of their kind acts: but where is a man of good faith to be seen?
And I was looking for a man among them who would make up the wall and take his station in the broken place before me for the land, so that I might not send destruction on it: but there was no one.
And Abraham came near, and said, Will you let destruction come on the upright with the sinners?
Send help, Lord, for mercy has come to an end; there is no more faith among the children of men.
They have all gone out of the way together; they are unclean, there is not one who does good, no, not one.
God was looking down from heaven on the children of men, to see if there were any who had wisdom, searching after God.
Sorrow is mine! for I am as when they have got in the summer fruits, like the last of the grapes: there is nothing for food, not even an early fig for my desire.
If you are looking for her as for silver, and searching for her as for stored-up wealth;
Get for yourself that which is true, and do not let it go for money; get wisdom and teaching and good sense.
No one puts forward an upright cause, or gives a true decision: their hope is in deceit, and their words are false; they are with child with sin, and give birth to evil.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
And with every deceit of wrongdoing among those whose fate is destruction; because they were quite without that love of the true faith by which they might have salvation.
And the Lord said, If there are fifty upright men in the town, I will have mercy on it because of them.