Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.

Except

Bible References

Except

Mark 13:20
And unless the Lord cut short the days, no flesh would have been saved, but because of the chosen, whom he chose, he cut short the days.

General references

Genesis 18:26
And LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous men within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sake.
Isaiah 65:8
Thus says LORD, As the new wine is found in the cluster, and [a man] says, Destroy it not, for a blessing is in it, so I will do for my servants' sake, that I may not destroy them all.
Jeremiah 31:17
And there is hope for thy latter end, says LORD, and [thy] sons shall come again to their own border.