Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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?
Then will not God provide protection for his chosen people, who cry out to him day and night?
to Jesus the negotiator of a new agreement, and to sprinkled blood that speaks more powerfully than even Abel's.
"To the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: " 'He who is holy and true, who carries the key of David, who opens and no one shall shut, and shuts and no one shall open, speaks thus:
and they were singing the song of Moses, the slave of God, and the song of the Lamb: "Great and marvelous are your doings, Lord God Almighty! Upright and true are your ways, King of the Ages!
The heathen were enraged, but now your anger has come, and the time for the dead to be judged, and for rewarding your slaves the prophets and your people high and low who revere your name, and for destroying the destroyers of the earth!"
Then I heard the angel of the waters say, "You are just in pronouncing this sentence, you who are and were, the Holy One;
Gloat over her, heaven! and all you people of God, apostles, and prophets, for God has avenged you upon her!"
for his judgments are sound and upright. For he has passed judgment upon the great idolatress who corrupted the earth with her idolatry, and he has avenged the blood of his slaves upon her!"
for those are the days of vengeance, when all that is written in the Scriptures will be fulfilled.
Do not take your revenge, dear friends, but leave room for God's anger, for the Scripture says, "Vengeance belongs to me; I will pay them back, says the Lord."
2 Thessalonians 1:6
since God considers it only just to repay with suffering those who are making you suffer