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.

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Bible References

Run ye

2 Chronicles 16:9
For Jehovah, his eyes run to and fro in all the earth to strengthen himself with the perfected heart of them to him. Thou wert foolish for this that from now there is wars with thee.
Daniel 12:4
And thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run through and knowledge shall be multiplied.
Joel 2:9
In the city they shall run up and down; on the wall shall they run, into the houses they shall come up, through the windows shall they come in as a thief.
Amos 8:12
And they wandered from sea even to sea, and from the north and even to the sunrising, they shall run up and down to seek the word of Jehovah and they shall not find.
Zechariah 2:4
And he will say to him, Run, speak to this youth, saying, Jerusalem shall be inhabited an open country from the multitude of men and cattle in the midst of her.


Proverbs 8:3
At the hand of the gates, at the mouth of the city from the coming in of the doors she will cry:
Song of Songs 3:2
I will arise now, and I will go round about in the city; in the streets, and in the broad places I will seek him whom my soul loved. I sought him, and I found him not
Luke 14:21
And approaching, that servant announced to his lord these things. Then the master of the house, angry, said to his servant, Go forth quickly into the streets and quarters of the city, and bring in hither the poor, the maimed, the lame, and the blind.

If ye can

1 Kings 19:10
And he will say, Being zealous I was zealous for Jehovah the God of armies: for the sons of Israel forsook thy covenant; they tore down thine altars, and thy prophets they killed with the sword, and I alone shall be left; and they will seek my soul to take it
Proverbs 20:6
The multitude of man will call each his mercy: and a man of faithfulness who shall find?
Ezekiel 22:30
And I sought from them a man to wall in the wall, and to stand in the breach before my face for the land, not to destroy it: and I found not

If there

Genesis 18:23
And Abraham will draw near, and will say, Wilt thou also destroy the just with the wicked
Psalm 12:1
To the overseer upon the octave, chanting of David. Save, O Jehovah, for the merciful one ceased; for faithfulnesses failed from the sons of men.
Psalm 14:3
All turned away together, they were corrupted: none doing good, not even one.
Psalm 53:2
God from the heavens looked forth upon the sons of man to see if there is he understanding, seeking God.
Micah 7:1
Wo to me! for I was as the gatherings of the fruit harvest, as the gleanings of the vintage, no cluster to eat: my soul desired the first ripe fig.

That seeketh

Proverbs 2:4
If thou wilt seek her as silver, and dig for her as hidden treasure;
Proverbs 23:23
Buy the truth, and thou shalt not sell wisdom and instruction and understanding.
Isaiah 59:4
None called upon justice, and none judged in truth: trusting in vanity and speaking evil, they conceived labor and brought forth vanity.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
And in all deceit of iniquity in the lost; because they received not the love of the truth, for them to be saved.

General references

Genesis 18:26
And Jehovah will say, If I shall find in Sodom fifty just, in the midst of the city, I forgive all the place for their sakes.