Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Hear ye, O mountains, the LORD'S controversy, and ye strong foundations of the earth: for the LORD hath a controversy with his people, and he will plead with Israel.

General references

Bible References

A controversy

Isaiah 1:18
Come now, and let us have an argument together, says the Lord: how may your sins which are red like blood be white as snow? how may their dark purple seem like wool?
Isaiah 5:3
And now, you people of Jerusalem and you men of Judah, be the judges between me and my vine-garden.
Isaiah 43:26
Put me in mind of this; let us take up the cause between us: put forward your cause, so that you may be seen to be in the right.
Jeremiah 2:9
For this reason, I will again put forward my cause against you, says the Lord, even against you and against your children's children.
Jeremiah 25:31
A noise will come, even to the end of the earth; for the Lord has a cause against the nations, he will give his decision against all flesh; as for the evil-doers, he will give them to the sword, says the Lord.
Ezekiel 20:35
And I will take you into the waste land of the peoples, and there I will take up the cause with you face to face.
Hosea 4:1
Give ear to the word of the Lord, O children of Israel; for the Lord has a cause against the people of this land, because there is no good faith in it, and no mercy and no knowledge of God in the land.
Hosea 12:2
The Lord has a cause against Judah, and will give punishment to Jacob for his ways; he will give him the reward of his acts.

General references

Jeremiah 2:12
Be full of wonder, O heavens, at this; be overcome with fear, be completely waste, says the Lord.
Jeremiah 22:29
O earth, earth, earth, give ear to the word of the Lord!

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain