Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

Bible References

The day

Malachi 4:5
Lo! I am sending unto you Elijah the prophet, - before the coming of the great and awful day of Yahweh;
Malachi 3:2
But who may endure the day of his coming? And who is he that can stand when he appeareth? For he is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' alkali;
Ezekiel 7:10
Lo! the day, Lo! it hath come, The circle hath gone forth, The sceptre I hath blossomed Insolence hath sprouted:
Joel 2:1
Blow ye a horn in Zion, sound an alarm in my holy mountain, let all the inhabitants of the land, tremble, - for coming is the day of Yahweh, for it is near! -
Zephaniah 1:14
Near is the great day of Yahweh, near, and very speedy, - The noise of the day of Yahweh, a strong man - there! - bitterly crying out!
Zechariah 14:1
Lo! a day, cometh, pertaining to Yahweh, - when apportioned shall be thy spoil in thy midst;
Luke 19:43
Because days will have come upon thee, that thine enemies will throw around a rampart against thee, and enclose thee; and hem thee in from every side, -
Luke 21:20
But whensoever ye shall see Jerusalem, encompassed by armies, then, know, that her desolation hath drawn near.
2 Peter 3:7
While, the heavens and the earth that now are, by the same word, have been stored with fire, being kept unto the day of judgment and destruction of the ungodly men.

Shall burn

Psalm 21:9
Thou wilt make them like a furnace of fire, at the time of thy presence, - Yahweh, in his anger, will swallow them up, and there shall consume them a fire:
Nahum 1:5
Mountains, have trembled because of him, and, the hills, have melted, - and the earth, hath lifted itself up, at his presence, the world also, and all who dwell therein.
Zephaniah 1:18
Neither their silver nor yet their gold, shall be able to deliver them, in the day of the indignation of Yahweh, but, in the fire of his jealousy, shall the whole earth be consumed; For, a destruction, surely a terrible one, will he make, with all them who dwell in the earth.
Matthew 3:12
Whose fan is in his hand, and he will clear out his threshing-floor, - and will gather his wheat into the granary, but, the chaff, will he burn up with fire unquenchable.
2 Thessalonians 1:8
In a fiery flame; holding forth vengeance - against them that refuse to know God, and them who decline to hearken unto the glad-message of our Lord Jesus,

And all the

Malachi 3:15
Now, therefore, we are pronouncing happy - the proud, - and, the doers of lawlessness have, even been built up, and, they who have put God to the proof, have even been delivered.
Exodus 15:7
And in the greatness of thine exaltation, dost thou tear down thine opposers, - Thou dost send forth thy wrath, it consumeth them as straw;
Psalm 119:119
Dross, have I accounted all the lawless of the earth, therefore do I love thy testimonies.
Isaiah 2:12
For, a day of Yahweh of hosts, shall be - Upon every one who is high and lofty, - And upon every one who is lifted up, And he shall be brought low;
Isaiah 5:24
Therefore, As a tongue of fire, eateth up straw, And a flame reduceth, dry grass, to powder, Their root, like rottenness, shall become, And their blossom, like dust shall ascend, - Because they refused the law of Yahweh of hosts, And the utterance of the Holy One of Israel, they despised.
Isaiah 40:24
Scarcely have they been planted, Scarcely have they been sown, Scarcely hath their stock, begun to take root in the earth, When he hath just blown upon them and they have withered, And, a whirlwind, as though they haft been chaff, carrieth them away.
Isaiah 41:2
Who roused up one from the East, In righteousness, called him to his feet, - Set before him nations And over kings, caused him to rule, His sword, made them like dust, His bow like driven chaff:
Isaiah 47:14
Lo! they have become as straw - a fire, hath burned them up, They shall not deliver their own soul from the grasp of the flame, - There is, no live coal to warm them, nor blaze to sit before.
Obadiah 1:18
And the house of Jacob shall be a fire, and the house of Joseph a flame, with the house of Esau for stubble, So shall they kindle upon them, and devour them, - and there shall be no survivor to the house of Esau, for, Yahweh, hath spoken.
Nahum 1:10
Though they were like thorns intertwined, and as drunkards drenched with their drink, yet have they been devoured, like stubble fully dry.

That it

Job 18:16
Beneath, let his roots be dried up, and, above, be cut off his branch;
Amos 2:9
Yet it was, I, who destroyed the Amorite, from before them, whose height was, like the height of cedars, and, strong, was he, like the oaks, - but I destroyed his fruit above, and his roots beneath.

General references

2 Samuel 22:39
So I consumed them, and crushed them, and they rose not again, - thus fell they under my feet:
Psalm 21:10
Their fruit - out of the earth, wilt thou destroy, and their seed, from among the sons of men;
Psalm 97:3
Fire, before him, proceedeth, That it may consume, round about, his adversaries.
Matthew 24:21
For there will be then, Great tribulation, such as hath not happened, from the beginning of the world, until the present time, neither in any wise shall happen.
Acts 2:19
And I will set forth wonders in the heaven above, and signs upon the earth beneath, - blood and fire and vapour of smoke: