Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But my words and my statutes, which I commanded my servants the prophets, did they not take hold of your fathers? and they returned and said, Like as the LORD of hosts thought to do unto us, according to our ways, and according to our doings, so hath he dealt with us.

My words

They returned

Bible References

My words

Isaiah 55:1
Ho, everyone who thirsts, come ye to the waters. And he who has no money, come ye, buy, and eat. Yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.


Numbers 23:19
God is not a man, that he should lie, neither the son of man, that he should repent. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not make it good?
Numbers 32:23
But if ye will not do so, behold, ye have sinned against LORD, and be sure your sin will find you out.
2 Chronicles 36:17
Therefore he brought upon them the king of the Chaldeans, who killed their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and had no compassion upon young man or virgin, old man or hoary-headed. He gave them all into his
Isaiah 44:26
who confirms the word of his servant, and performs the counsel of his messengers, who says of Jerusalem, She shall be inhabited, and of the cities of Judah, They shall be built, and I will raise up the waste places of it,
Jeremiah 26:15
Only know ye for certain that, if ye put me to death, ye will bring innocent blood upon yourselves, and upon this city, and upon the inhabitants of it. For of a truth LORD has sent me to you to speak all these words in your ears.
Jeremiah 44:28
And those who escape the sword shall return out of the land of Egypt into the land of Judah, few in number. And all the remnant of Judah, who have gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall know whose word shall stand, min
Ezekiel 12:25
For I am LORD. I will speak, and the word that I shall speak shall be performed. It shall be no more deferred. For in your days, O rebellious house, I will speak the word, and will perform it, says lord LORD.
Daniel 9:11
Yea, all Israel have transgressed thy law, even turning aside, that they should not obey thy voice. Therefore the curse has been poured out upon us, and the oath that is written in the law of Moses the servant of God. For we have s
Matthew 24:35
The sky and the earth will pass away, but my words may, no, not pass away.

Take hold of

Deuteronomy 28:15
But it shall come to pass, if thou will not hearken to the voice of LORD thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day, that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee:
Jeremiah 12:16
And it shall come to pass, if they will diligently learn the ways of my people, to swear by my name, As LORD lives, even as they taught my people to swear by Baal, then they shall be built up in the midst of my people.
Amos 9:10
All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, who say, The evil shall not overtake nor meet us.
1 Thessalonians 5:4
But ye, brothers, are not in darkness, so that the day would seize you as a thief.

They returned

Job 6:29
Return, I pray you, let there be no injustice. Yea, return again, my cause is righteous.
Malachi 3:18
Then ye shall return and discern between the righteous man and the wicked man, between him who serves God and him who does not serve him.


Lamentations 2:17
LORD has done that which he purposed. He has fulfilled his word that he commanded in the days of old. He has thrown down, and has not pitied. And he has caused the enemy to rejoice over thee. He has exalted the horn of thine advers
Lamentations 4:11
LORD has accomplished his wrath. He has poured out his fierce anger, and he has kindled a fire in Zion, which has devoured the foundations thereof.
Ezekiel 37:11
Then he said to me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. Behold, they say, Our bones are dried up, and our hope is lost. We are clean cut off.


Numbers 33:56
And it shall come to pass, that, as I thought to do to them, so I will do to you.
Jeremiah 23:20
The anger of LORD shall not return until he has executed, and till he has performed the intents of his heart. In the latter days ye shall understand it perfectly.

According to our ways

Deuteronomy 28:20
LORD will send upon thee cursing, discomfiture, and rebuke, in all that thou put thy hand to do, until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly, because of the evil of thy doings, by which thou have forsaken me.
Isaiah 3:8
For Jerusalem is ruined, and Judah is fallen, because their tongue and their doings are against LORD, to provoke the eyes of his glory.
Jeremiah 18:8
if that nation, concerning which I have spoken, turns from their evil, I will relent of the evil that I thought to do to them.
Ezekiel 20:43
And there ye shall remember your ways, and all your doings, by which ye have polluted yourselves. And ye shall loathe yourselves in your own sight for all your evils that ye have committed.
Hosea 9:15
All their wickedness is in Gilgal, for there I hated them. Because of the wickedness of their doings I will drive them out of my house. I will love them no more. All their rulers are rebels.
Hosea 2:6
Therefore, behold, I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and I will build a wall against her, that she shall not find her paths.

General references

Jeremiah 29:19
because they have not hearkened to my words, says LORD, with which I sent to them my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them. But ye would not hear, says LORD.
Jeremiah 36:28
Take thee again another roll, and write in it all the former words that were in the first roll, which Jehoiakim the king of Judah has burned.
Ezekiel 6:10
And they shall know that I am LORD. I have not said in vain that I would do this evil to them.
Ezekiel 15:6
Therefore thus says lord LORD: As the vine tree among the trees of the forest, which I have given to the fire for fuel, so I will give the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Daniel 4:28
All this came upon the king Nebuchadnezzar.