Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Cry yet, saying, Thus saith the LORD of hosts; My cities through prosperity shall yet be spread abroad; and the LORD shall yet comfort Zion, and shall yet choose Jerusalem.

Bible References

My cities

Nehemiah 11:3
And these the heads of the province that dwelt in Jerusalem: and in the cities of Judah they dwelt, each in his possession in their cities of Israel, the priests and the Levites, and the Nethinims, and the sons of Solomon's servants.
Psalm 69:35
For God will save Zion, and he will build the cities of Judah, and they shall dwell there and inherit it
Isaiah 44:26
Setting up the word of his servant, and he will complete the cousnel of his messengers; saying to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be dwelt in; and to the cities of Judah, Ye shall be built, and will raise up her wastes:
Isaiah 61:4
And they shall build the perpetual wastes; they shall raise up the former desolations, and they renewed the cities of the waste, the desolations of generation and generation.
Jeremiah 31:23
Thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel: Yet shall they say this word in the land of Judah and in its cities, in my turning back their captivity; Jehovah shall bless thee, thou habitation of justice, thou mountain of holiness
Jeremiah 32:43
And the field was purchased in in this land which ye are saying, It is a desolation without man and cattle; it was given into the hand of the Chaldeans.
Jeremiah 33:13
In the cities of the mountain, in the cities of the low country, and in the cities of the south, and in the land of Benjamin, and in round about Jerusalem, and in the cities of Judah, shall the sheep yet pass through upon the hand of him numbering, said Jehovah.
Ezekiel 36:10
And I multiplied man upon you, all the house of Israel, all of it: and the cities were inhabited and the wastes shall be built
Amos 9:14
And I turned back the captivity of my people Israel, and they built the cities laid waste, and they inhabited; and they planted vineyards, and they drank their wine; and they made gardens and ate their fruit
Obadiah 1:20
And the captivity of this beginning to the sons of Israel, that of the Canaanites even to Zarephath; and the captivity of Jerusalem which is in Sepharad shall possess the cities of the south.

The lord shall

Isaiah 40:1
Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, will your God say
Isaiah 49:13
Shout, ye heavens, and rejoice thou earth; and the mountains shall break forth with shouting: for Jehovah comforted his people and he will pity his afflicted.
Isaiah 51:3
For Jehovah comforted Zion: he comforted all her wastes, and he will set her desert as Eden, and her sterile region as the garden of Jehovah; joy and gladness shall be found in her confession, and the voice of song.
Isaiah 52:9
Break forth into joy, shout together, ye wastes of Jerusalem, for Jehovah comforted his people, he redeemed Jerusalem.
Isaiah 54:8
In the outpouring of anger I hid a moment my face from thee; and in eternal mercy I compassionated thee, said Jehovah redeeming thee.
Isaiah 66:13
As a man whom his mother shall comfort him, so will I comfort you; and in Jerusalem ye shall be comforted.
Jeremiah 31:13
Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, and the young men and old men together: and I turned their mourning to joy, and I comforted them and caused them to rejoice from their sorrow.
Zephaniah 3:15
Jehovah removed thy judgments, be turned away thine enemy: the king of Israel, Jehovah in the midst of thee: thou shalt no more see evil.


Zechariah 2:12
And Jehovah inherited Judah his portion upon the holy land, and he yet chose Jerusalem.
Zechariah 3:2
And Jehovah will say to the adversary, And Jehovah will rebuke in thee, thou adversary: and Jehovah having chosen in Jerusalem will rebuke in thee: is not this a fire-brand snatched from the fire?
2 Chronicles 6:6
And I will choose in Jerusalem for my name to be there; and I will choose in David to be over my people Israel.
Psalm 132:13
For Jehovah chose in Zion; for he desired it for a dwelling to himself.
Isaiah 14:1
For Jehovah will pity Jacob, and he yet chose in Israel, and he gave them rest upon their land: and the stranger was joined to them, and they joined themseves to the house of Jacob.
Isaiah 41:8
And thou, Israel, my servant Jacob whom I chose thee, the seed of Abraham my beloved:
Romans 11:28
Truly concerning the good news, enemies for you: and concerning the selection, beloved for the fathers.
Ephesians 1:4
As he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, for us to be holy and blameless before him in love: