Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


That the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation;

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The blood

Genesis 9:5
And surely your blood, [the blood] of your lives, I will require. At the hand of every beast I will require it. And at the hand of man, even at the hand of every man's brother, I will require the life of man.
Numbers 35:33
So ye shall not pollute the land in which ye are, for blood, it pollutes the land. And no expiation can be made for the land for the blood that is shed in it, but by the blood of him who shed it.
2 Kings 24:4
and also for the innocent blood that he shed, for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and LORD would not pardon.
Psalm 9:12
For he who makes inquiry for blood remembers them. He does not forget the cry of the poor.
Isaiah 26:21
For, behold, LORD comes forth out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity. The earth also shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain.
Revelation 18:20
Be glad over her, thou heaven, and the sanctified, and the apostles, and the prophets, because God has decreed your judgment of her.


Exodus 20:5
Thou shall not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them, for I, LORD thy God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, upon the third and upon the fourth generation of those who hate me,
Jeremiah 7:29
Cut off thy hair, [O Jerusalem], and cast it away, and take up a lamentation on the bare heights. For LORD has rejected and forsaken the generation of his wrath.
Jeremiah 51:56
For the destroyer has come upon her, even upon Babylon, and her mighty men are taken. Their bows are broken in pieces. For LORD is a God of recompenses; he will surely requite.

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Luke 21:32
Truly I say to you, that this generation will, no, not pass away until all things happen.