Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.
And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;
Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit;
And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
2 Peter 3:2
That ye may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour:
But, beloved, remember ye the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ;
And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?
For true and righteous are his judgments: for he hath judged the great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand.
I will make mine arrows drunk with blood, and my sword shall devour flesh; and that with the blood of the slain and of the captives, from the beginning of revenges upon the enemy.
It is God that avengeth me, and subdueth the people under me.
O LORD God, to whom vengeance belongeth; O God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself.
For, behold, the LORD cometh out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity: the earth also shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain.
Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they shall slay and persecute:
And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?
2 Chronicles 23:21
And all the people of the land rejoiced: and the city was quiet, after that they had slain Athaliah with the sword.
For thou, LORD, 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 the LORD shall give thee rest from thy sorrow, and from thy fear, and from the hard bondage wherein thou wast made to serve,
For it is the day of the LORD'S vengeance, and the year of recompences for the controversy of Zion.
For the day of vengeance is in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.
And I will render unto Babylon and to all the inhabitants of Chaldea all their evil that they have done in Zion in your sight, saith the LORD.
2 Thessalonians 1:6
Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;