Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Yet many years didst thou forbear them, and testifiedst against them by thy spirit in thy prophets: yet would they not give ear: therefore gavest thou them into the hand of the people of the lands.

Bible References

Many years

Psalm 86:15
But you, O Lord, are a compassionate and merciful God. You are patient and demonstrate great loyal love and faithfulness.
Romans 2:4
Or do you have contempt for the wealth of his kindness, forbearance, and patience, and yet do not know that God's kindness leads you to repentance?
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow concerning his promise, as some regard slowness, but is being patient toward you, because he does not wish for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.

Testifiedst

2 Kings 17:13
The Lord solemnly warned Israel and Judah through all his prophets and all the seers, "Turn back from your evil ways; obey my commandments and rules that are recorded in the law. I ordered your ancestors to keep this law and sent my servants the prophets to remind you of its demands."
2 Chronicles 36:15
The Lord God of their ancestors continually warned them through his messengers, for he felt compassion for his people and his dwelling place.
Jeremiah 7:25
From the time your ancestors departed the land of Egypt until now, I sent my servants the prophets to you again and again, day after day.
Jeremiah 25:4
Over and over again the Lord has sent his servants the prophets to you. But you have not listened or paid attention.

By thy spirit

Nehemiah 9:20
You imparted your good Spirit to instruct them. You did not withhold your manna from their mouths; you provided water for their thirst.
Isaiah 63:10
But they rebelled and offended his holy Spirit, so he turned into an enemy and fought against them.
Acts 7:51
"You stubborn people, with uncircumcised hearts and ears! You are always resisting the Holy Spirit, like your ancestors did!
Acts 28:25
So they began to leave, unable to agree among themselves, after Paul made one last statement: "The Holy Spirit spoke rightly to your ancestors through the prophet Isaiah
1 Peter 1:11
They probed into what person or time the Spirit of Christ within them was indicating when he testified beforehand about the sufferings appointed for Christ and his subsequent glory.
2 Peter 1:21
for no prophecy was ever borne of human impulse; rather, men carried along by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.

Therefore

Isaiah 5:5
Now I will inform you what I am about to do to my vineyard: I will remove its hedge and turn it into pasture, I will break its wall and allow animals to graze there.
Isaiah 42:24
Who handed Jacob over to the robber? Who handed Israel over to the looters? Was it not the Lord, against whom we sinned? They refused to follow his commands; they disobeyed his law.
Jeremiah 40:2
The captain of the royal guard took Jeremiah aside and said to him, "The Lord your God threatened this place with this disaster.
Jeremiah 44:22
Finally the Lord could no longer endure your wicked deeds and the disgusting things you did. That is why your land has become the desolate, uninhabited ruin that it is today. That is why it has become a proverbial example used in curses.
Lamentations 2:17
(Ayin) The Lord has done what he planned; he has fulfilled his promise that he threatened long ago: He has overthrown you without mercy and has enabled the enemy to gloat over you; he has exalted your adversaries' power.
Zechariah 7:13
"'It then came about that just as I cried out, but they would not obey, so they will cry out, but I will not listen,' the Lord Lord who rules over all had said.

General references

2 Kings 21:10
So the Lord announced through his servants the prophets:
2 Chronicles 33:10
The Lord confronted Manasseh and his people, but they paid no attention.
Ezekiel 2:2
As he spoke to me, a wind came into me and stood me on my feet, and I heard the one speaking to me.
Hebrews 10:15
And the Holy Spirit also witnesses to us, for after saying,

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