Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



God, the nations have invaded Your inheritance, desecrated Your holy temple, and turned Jerusalem into ruins. They gave the corpses of Your servants to the birds of the sky for food, the flesh of Your godly ones to the beasts of the earth. They poured out their blood like water all around Jerusalem, and there was no one to bury [them]. read more.
We have become an object of reproach to our neighbors, a source of mockery and ridicule to those around us. How long, Lord? Will You be angry forever? Will Your jealousy keep burning like fire? Pour out Your wrath on the nations that don't acknowledge You, on the kingdoms that don't call on Your name, for they have devoured Jacob and devastated his homeland.

"Because you maintained an ancient hatred and handed over the Israelites to the power of the sword in the time of their disaster, the time of final punishment, therefore, as I live"-[this is] the declaration of the Lord God -"I will destine you for bloodshed, and it will pursue you. Since you did not hate bloodshed, it will pursue you.