Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
When I have bent Judah for me, filled the bow with Ephraim, and raised up thy sons, O Zion, against thy sons, O Greece, and made thee as the sword of a mighty man.
And I said, What are these coming in to do? And he spake, saying, These, are the horns which have scattered Judah, so that no man lifted up his head, but these others have come in to put them in fear, to cast down the horns of the nations, the which have lifted up the horn against the land of Judah to scatter her.
Against the shepherds, is kindled mine anger, and, upon the leaders of the flock, will I bring punishment, - for Yahweh of hosts hath visited his flock, the house of Judah, and will make them like his noble horse in battle:
Lo! I am making Jerusalem a bowl of reeling to all the peoples, round about, - Moreover also, on Judah, shall it be in the siege against Jerusalem;
Then shall he stand, and tend his flock in the strength of Yahweh, In the excellency of the name of Yahweh his God, have they endured, - For, now, shall he be great unto the ends of the earth;
These, with the Lamb, will make war; and, the Lamb, will overcome them, because he is, Lord of lords, and King of kings, - and, they who are with him, are called and chosen and faithful.
Both sons of the low, And sons of the high, - Together both rich and needy: -
The precious sons of Zion, they who were weighed against pure gold, How are they accounted as earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of the potter!
And I raised up, of your sons, for prophets, and, of your young men, for Nazirites, - Was it not even so, ye sons of Israel? Demandeth Yahweh;
And saviours shall come up in Mount Zion, to judge the mountain of Esau, - So shall the kingdom, belong unto Yahweh.
and, the he-goat, is the king of Greece, - and, the great horn which was between his eyes, the same, is the first king.
And, them who are ready to deal lawlessly with a covenant, will he make impious by flatteries, - but, the people who know their God, will be strong and act with effect.
And, the sons of Judah and the sons of Jerusalem, ye sold to the sons of Greece, - that they might be far removed from their own boundary.
Yea many nations, shall go, and say - come ye, and let us ascend unto the mountain of Yahweh, and unto the house of the God of Jacob, that he may teach us of his ways, and we may walk in his paths, - for, out of Zion, shall go forth a law, and, the word of Yahweh, out of Jerusalem;
That I should be a public minister of Christ Jesus unto the nations, doing priestly service with the glad-message of God, in order that the offering up of the nations might prove to be acceptable, being hallowed in Holy Spirit:
1 Corinthians 1:21
For, seeing that, in the wisdom of God, the world, through its wisdom, did not get to knew God, God was well-pleased - through the foolishness of the thing proclaimed, to save them that believe.
2 Corinthians 10:3
For, though, in flesh, we walk, not, according to flesh, do we war, -
2 Timothy 4:7
The noble contest, have I contested, the race, have I finished, the faith, have I kept:
In that day, will Yahweh, throw a covering, around the inhabitant of Jerusalem, so shall the tottering among them, in that day, become like David, - and the house of David - like God, like the messenger of Yahweh, before them.
The GOD who girded me with strength, and set forth, as blameless, my way:
Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, O mighty one, -- Tis thine honour and thy majesty;
Blessed be Yahweh, my Rock, who teacheth my hands to war, my fingers to fight:
The high songs of GOD be in their throat, and a two-edged sword in their hand:
Lo! I have made of thee a new pointed threshing sledge, owning teeth, - Thou shalt thresh mountains and crush them, And, hills - like chaff, shalt thou make:
And he made my mouth, like a sharp sword, In the shadow of his hand, he concealed me, - And made of me a polished arrow, In his quiver, he hid me;
And, the helmet of salvation, welcome ye, and the sword of the spirit, which is what God hath spoken,
For, living, is the word of God, and, energetic, and more cutting than any knife with two edges, and penetrating as far as a dividing asunder of soul and spirit, of joints also, and marrow, and able to judge the impulses and designs of the heart;
And, having in his right hand, seven stars, and, out of his mouth, a sharp, two-edged sword, going forth; and, his whole appearance, as when, the sun, shineth in its strength.
And, unto the messenger of the assembly, in Pergamum, write: - These things, saith he that hath the sharp, two-edged sword:
and, out of his mouth, is going forth a sharp sword, that, therewith, he may smite the nations, - and, he, shall shepherd them with a sceptre of iron, and, he, treadeth the wine-press of the wrath of the anger of God the Almighty.
To execute an avenging among the nations, rebukes among the peoples: