Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible






What is man that You take thought of him, And the son of man that You care for him? Yet You have made him a little lower than God, And You crown him with glory and majesty! You make him to rule over the works of Your hands; You have put all things under his feet,

Who is like the LORD our God, Who is enthroned on high, Who humbles Himself to behold The things that are in heaven and in the earth?

O LORD, what is man, that You take knowledge of him? Or the son of man, that You think of him?

Thus says the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, and his Maker: "Ask Me about the things to come concerning My sons, And you shall commit to Me the work of My hands.

In the same way God, desiring even more to show to the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose, interposed with an oath, so that by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.




"Sojourn in this land and I will be with you and bless you, for to you and to your descendants I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath which I swore to your father Abraham.

In the morning they arose early and exchanged oaths; then Isaac sent them away and they departed from him in peace.

Joshua made peace with them and made a covenant with them, to let them live; and the leaders of the congregation swore an oath to them.

"This we will do to them, even let them live, so that wrath will not be upon us for the oath which we swore to them."

The covenant which He made with Abraham, And His oath to Isaac.

For men swear by one greater than themselves, and with them an oath given as confirmation is an end of every dispute. In the same way God, desiring even more to show to the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose, interposed with an oath,


for though the twins were not yet born and had not done anything good or bad, so that God's purpose according to His choice would stand, not because of works but because of Him who calls,



"For this the earth shall mourn And the heavens above be dark, Because I have spoken, I have purposed, And I will not change My mind, nor will I turn from it."




"All the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing, But He does according to His will in the host of heaven And among the inhabitants of earth; And no one can ward off His hand Or say to Him, 'What have You done?'




"For this the earth shall mourn And the heavens above be dark, Because I have spoken, I have purposed, And I will not change My mind, nor will I turn from it."




but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found fighting against God."


The oath which He swore to Abraham our father,

"Sojourn in this land and I will be with you and bless you, for to you and to your descendants I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath which I swore to your father Abraham.

In the same way God, desiring even more to show to the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose, interposed with an oath, so that by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.

and said, "By Myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son,

Joseph said to his brothers, "I am about to die, but God will surely take care of you and bring you up from this land to the land which He promised on oath to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob."

"Once I have sworn by My holiness; I will not lie to David.

The covenant which He made with Abraham, And His oath to Isaac.

For when God made the promise to Abraham, since He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself,



"All the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing, But He does according to His will in the host of heaven And among the inhabitants of earth; And no one can ward off His hand Or say to Him, 'What have You done?'




"For this the earth shall mourn And the heavens above be dark, Because I have spoken, I have purposed, And I will not change My mind, nor will I turn from it."




but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found fighting against God."


The oath which He swore to Abraham our father,

"Therefore I swore in My anger, Truly they shall not enter into My rest."

The LORD has sworn by His right hand and by His strong arm, "I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies; Nor will foreigners drink your new wine for which you have labored."

The LORD of hosts has sworn saying, "Surely, just as I have intended so it has happened, and just as I have planned so it will stand,


and said, "By Myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son,

"Once I have sworn by My holiness; I will not lie to David.

AS I SWORE IN MY WRATH, 'THEY SHALL NOT ENTER MY REST.'"


For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would be heir of the world was not through the Law, but through the righteousness of faith.










The oath which He swore to Abraham our father,

For when God made the promise to Abraham, since He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself, saying, "I WILL SURELY BLESS YOU AND I WILL SURELY MULTIPLY YOU."

"Therefore I swore in My anger, Truly they shall not enter into My rest."

The LORD of hosts has sworn by Himself: "Surely I will fill you with a population like locusts, And they will cry out with shouts of victory over you."

And to whom did He swear that they would not enter His rest, but to those who were disobedient?

The LORD of hosts has sworn saying, "Surely, just as I have intended so it has happened, and just as I have planned so it will stand,

in order to confirm the oath which I swore to your forefathers, to give them a land flowing with milk and honey, as it is this day "'" Then I said, "Amen, O LORD."

"For I have sworn by Myself," declares the LORD, "that Bozrah will become an object of horror, a reproach, a ruin and a curse; and all its cities will become perpetual ruins."

For the Law appoints men as high priests who are weak, but the word of the oath, which came after the Law, appoints a Son, made perfect forever.


and said, "By Myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son,

"Once I have sworn by My holiness; I will not lie to David.

The covenant which He made with Abraham, And His oath to Isaac.

For we who have believed enter that rest, just as He has said, "AS I SWORE IN MY WRATH, THEY SHALL NOT ENTER MY REST," although His works were finished from the foundation of the world.

The LORD has sworn to David A truth from which He will not turn back: "Of the fruit of your body I will set upon your throne.

AS I SWORE IN MY WRATH, 'THEY SHALL NOT ENTER MY REST.'"

and swore by Him who lives forever and ever, WHO CREATED HEAVEN AND THE THINGS IN IT, AND THE EARTH AND THE THINGS IN IT, AND THE SEA AND THE THINGS IN IT, that there will be delay no longer,

"I have sworn by Myself, The word has gone forth from My mouth in righteousness And will not turn back, That to Me every knee will bow, every tongue will swear allegiance.

"But if you will not obey these words, I swear by Myself," declares the LORD, "that this house will become a desolation."'"

(for they indeed became priests without an oath, but He with an oath through the One who said to Him, "THE LORD HAS SWORN AND WILL NOT CHANGE HIS MIND, 'YOU ARE A PRIEST FOREVER'");


The oath which He swore to Abraham our father,

"Therefore I swore in My anger, Truly they shall not enter into My rest."

The LORD has sworn by His right hand and by His strong arm, "I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies; Nor will foreigners drink your new wine for which you have labored."

The LORD of hosts has sworn saying, "Surely, just as I have intended so it has happened, and just as I have planned so it will stand,


and said, "By Myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son,

"Once I have sworn by My holiness; I will not lie to David.

AS I SWORE IN MY WRATH, 'THEY SHALL NOT ENTER MY REST.'"



and said, "By Myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son,

"Say to them, 'As I live,' says the LORD, 'just as you have spoken in My hearing, so I will surely do to you;



By faith he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise;



For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would be heir of the world was not through the Law, but through the righteousness of faith.