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 if the Lord had not cut short those days, no flesh should have been saved; but on account of the elect whom he has chosen, he has cut short those days.

General references

Genesis 18:26
And Jehovah said, If I find at Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will forgive all the place for their sakes.
Isaiah 65:8
Thus saith Jehovah: As the new wine is found in the cluster, and it is said, Destroy it not, for a blessing is in it; so will I do for my servants' sakes, that I may not destroy them all.
Jeremiah 31:17
And there is hope for thy latter end, saith Jehovah, and thy children shall come again to their own border.