Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.
being built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the corner-stone,
which in other generations has not been made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets in the power of the Spirit,
and he has given some apostles, and some prophets, and some evangelists, and some shepherds and teachers,
2 Peter 3:2
to be mindful of the words spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of the Lord and Saviour by your apostles;
But ye, beloved, remember the words spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ,
and they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O sovereign Ruler, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell upon the earth?
for true and righteous are his judgments; for he has judged the great harlot which corrupted the earth with her fornication, and has avenged the blood of his bondmen at her hand.
Mine arrows will I make drunk with blood, And my sword shall devour flesh; I will make them drunk with the blood of the slain and of the captives, With the head of the princes of the enemy.
The God who hath avenged me, and hath subjected the peoples to me;
O God of vengeances, Jehovah, God of vengeances, shine forth;
For behold, Jehovah cometh out of his place to visit the iniquity of the inhabitants of the earth upon them; and the earth shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain.
For this reason also the wisdom of God has said, I will send to them prophets and apostles, and of these shall they kill and drive out by persecution,
And shall not God at all avenge his elect, who cry to him day and night, and he bears long as to them?
2 Chronicles 23:21
And all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was quiet; and they had slain Athaliah with the sword.
For thou, Jehovah, hast made me glad through thy work; I will triumph in the works of thy hands.
And it shall come to pass in the day that Jehovah shall give thee rest from thy sorrow and from thy trouble and from the hard bondage wherein thou wast made to serve,
For it is the day of Jehovah's vengeance, the year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion.
For the day of vengeance was in my heart, and the year of my redeemed had come.
And I will render unto Babylon and to all the inhabitants of Chaldea, in your sight, all their evil which they have done in Zion, saith Jehovah.
2 Thessalonians 1:6
if at least it is a righteous thing with God to render tribulation to those that trouble you,