Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then the angel of the LORD answered and said, O LORD of hosts, how long wilt thou not have mercy on Jerusalem and on the cities of Judah, against which thou hast had indignation these threescore and ten years?
I saw in the night, and, behold, a man riding upon a red horse, and he stood among the myrtle trees that were in the bottom. And behind him there were horses, red, sorrel, and white.
Behold, I send a [heavenly] agent before thee, to keep thee by the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared.
In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the [heavenly] agent of his presence saved them. In his love and in his pity he redeemed them. And he bore them, and carried them all the days of old.
Whereupon he is able also to save to the uttermost those who come to God through him, being always alive in order to intercede on their behalf.
How long, O God, shall the adversary reproach? Shall the enemy blaspheme thy name forever?
O God, thou know my foolishness, and my sins are not hid from thee.
Thou will arise, and have mercy upon Zion, for it is time to have pity upon her, yea, the set time has come.
Be not angry very severely, O LORD, nor remember iniquity forever. Behold, look, we beseech thee, we are all thy people.
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?
Speak to all the people of the land, and to the priests, saying, When ye fasted and mourned in the fifth and in the seventh [month], even these seventy years, did ye at all fast to me, even to me?
2 Chronicles 36:21
to fulfill the word of LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah, until the land had enjoyed its Sabbaths; as long as it lay desolate it kept Sabbath, to fulfill seventy years.
And this whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment. And these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
For thus says LORD, After seventy years are accomplished for Babylon, I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you in causing you to return to this place.
in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, understood by the books the number of the years of which the word of LORD came to Jeremiah the prophet, for the accomplishing of the desolations of Jerusalem, even seventy years.
Will thou restrain thyself for these things, O LORD? Will thou hold thy peace, and afflict us very severely?