14 Bible Verses about History Of Nations
Most Relevant Verses
"This is what the sovereign Lord says: This is Jerusalem; I placed her in the center of the nations with countries all around her.
For nation will rise up in arms against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be famines and earthquakes in various places.
From one man he made every nation of the human race to inhabit the entire earth, determining their set times and the fixed limits of the places where they would live,
Joshua told all the people, "Here is what the Lord God of Israel says: 'In the distant past your ancestors lived beyond the Euphrates River, including Terah the father of Abraham and Nahor. They worshiped other gods,
(Now it used to be in Israel that whenever someone went to inquire of God he would say, "Come on, let's go to the seer." For today's prophet used to be called a seer.)
Then David and his men went up and raided the Geshurites, the Girzites, and the Amalekites. (They had been living in that land for a long time, from the approach to Shur as far as the land of Egypt.)
Is this really your boisterous city whose origins are in the distant past, and whose feet led her to a distant land to reside?
(Zayin) Jerusalem remembers, when she became a poor homeless person, all her treasures that she owned in days of old. When her people fell into an enemy's grip, none of her allies came to her rescue. Her enemies gloated over her; they sneered at her downfall.
"For inquire now of the former generation, and pay attention to the findings of their ancestors;
Bring us back to yourself, O Lord, so that we may return to you; renew our life as in days before,
The descendants of Jacob will enjoy their former privileges. Their community will be reestablished in my favor and I will punish all who try to oppress them.
Shepherd your people with your shepherd's rod, the flock that belongs to you, the one that lives alone in a thicket, in the midst of a pastureland. Allow them to graze in Bashan and Gilead, as they did in the old days.
The future splendor of this temple will be greater than that of former times,' the Lord who rules over all declares, 'and in this place I will give peace.'"
But I will be different now to this remnant of my people from the way I was in those days,' says the Lord who rules over all,