Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And after these things I saw four angels standing on the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree.

Bible References

Four angels

Revelation 4:6
And before the throne was like a glassy sea similar to crystal. And in the midst of the throne, and all around the throne, were four beings containing eyes in front and back.
Revelation 9:14
saying to the sixth agent who has the trumpet, Loose the four agents who have been bound at the great river Euphrates.
Ezekiel 7:2
And thou, son of man, thus says lord LORD to the land of Israel: An end. The end has come upon the four corners of the land.
Ezekiel 37:9
Then he said to me, Prophesy to the wind. Prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus says lord LORD: Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
Zechariah 1:18
And I lifted up my eyes, and saw, and, behold, four horns.
Zechariah 6:1
And again I lifted up my eyes, and looked. And, behold, there came four chariots out from between two mountains, and the mountains were mountains of brass.
Matthew 24:31
And he will send forth his agents with a great trumpet sound, and they will gather together his chosen from the four winds, from the boundaries of the heavens--as far as their boundaries.
Mark 13:27
And then he will send forth his heavenly agents, and will gather together his chosen from the four winds, from the outermost part of the earth as far as the outermost part of heaven.

Holding

Isaiah 27:8
In measure, in sending it forth, thou content with it. He has removed with his rough blast in the day of the east wind.
Jeremiah 49:36
And upon Elam I will bring the four winds from the four quarters of heaven, and will scatter them toward all those winds. And there shall be no nation where the outcasts of Elam shall not come.
Daniel 7:2
Daniel spoke and said, I saw in my vision by night, and, behold, the four winds of heaven broke forth upon the great sea.
Daniel 8:8
And the he-goat magnified himself exceedingly. And when he was strong, the great horn was broken, and instead of it there came up four notable [horns] toward the four winds of heaven.
Jonah 1:4
But LORD sent out a great wind upon the sea, and there was a mighty tempest on the sea, so that the ship was about to be broken.
Matthew 8:26
And he says to them, Why are ye cowardly, O ye of little faith? Then after rising, he rebuked the winds and the sea, and there became a great calm.
Matthew 24:31
And he will send forth his agents with a great trumpet sound, and they will gather together his chosen from the four winds, from the boundaries of the heavens--as far as their boundaries.

The wind

Revelation 6:6
And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beings saying, A measure of wheat for a denarius, and three measures of barley for a denarius. And thou may not harm the olive oil and the wine.
Revelation 9:4
And it was told them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, nor anything green, nor any tree, except the men who have not the seal of God on their foreheads.
Isaiah 27:3
I LORD am its keeper, I will water it every moment. Lest any hurt it, I will guard it night and day.