Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wicked.
Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors around thee. Hide thyself for a little moment until the indignation be passed over.
I heard, and my body trembled. My lips quivered at the voice. Rottenness enters into my bones, and I tremble in my place, because I must wait quietly for the day of trouble, for the coming up of the people who invade us.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our slight momentary affliction works for us an eternal weight of glory from extraordinariness to extraordinariness,
2 Thessalonians 1:7
and relief with us, to you who are restricted, at the revealing of the Lord Jesus from heaven with his agents of power
There remains therefore a Sabbath for the people of God.
And I heard a voice from heaven saying to me, Write, Blessed are the dead who die in Lord from henceforth. Yea, says the Spirit, so that they may rest from their toils, and their works follow with them.
Until the pit
The nations are sunk down in the pit that they made. In the net which they hid, their own foot is taken.
But thou, O God, will bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days, but I will trust in thee.
Shall evil be recompensed for good? For they have dug a pit for my soul. Remember how I stood before thee to speak good for them, to turn away thy wrath from them.
2 Peter 2:9
the Lord knows how to rescue the pious out of temptation, and to hold in reserve unrighteous men being cut off for a day of judgment.
2 Peter 3:3
Knowing this first, that there will come at the end of the days, scoffers, proceeding according to their own desires,
And they cried out in a great voice, saying, Master, Holy and True, how long do thou not judge and avenge our blood from those who dwell on the earth?
And the nations were angry. And thy wrath came, and the time of the dead to be judged, and to give the reward to thy bondmen the prophets, and to the sanctified, and to those who fear thy name, the small and the great, and to destr