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 except the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh would be saved: but for the elect's sake, whom he has chosen, he has shortened the days.

General references

Genesis 18:26
And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.
Isaiah 65:8
Thus says the LORD, As the new wine is found in the cluster, and one says, 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 in your end, says the LORD, that your children shall come again to their own border.