Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
From the blood of Abel unto the blood of Zacharias, which perished between the altar and the temple: verily I say unto you, It shall be required of this generation.
The blood of abel
told Abel his brother. And it came about when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him.
Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained the testimony that he was righteous, God testifying about his gifts, and through faith, though he is dead, he still speaks.
and to Jesus, the
mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks better than the blood of Abel.
1 John 3:12
Cain, who was of the evil one and slew his brother. And for what reason did he slay him? Because his deeds were evil, and his brother’s were righteous.
2 Chronicles 24:20
Then the Spirit of God came on Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest; and he stood above the people and said to them, “Thus God has said, ‘ Why do you transgress the commandments of the Lord and do not prosper? Because you have forsaken the Lord, He has also forsaken you.’”
In the eighth month of the second year of
Darius, the word of the Lord came to Zechariah the prophet, the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo saying,
so that upon you may fall the guilt of all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.
You shall say to them, ‘This is the nation that
did not obey the voice of the Lord their God or accept correction; truth has perished and has been cut off from their mouth.
Truly I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all things take place.