Thus says Yahweh, "As the new wine is found in the cluster, and one says, 'Don't destroy it, for a blessing is in it:' so will I do for my servants' sake, that I may not destroy them all.
therefore you shall devour men no more, neither bereave your nation any more, says the Lord Yahweh;
Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Let it suffice you, princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute justice and righteousness; dispossessing my people, says the Lord Yahweh.
"Go up on her walls, and destroy; but don't make a full end. Take away her branches; for they are not Yahweh's.
For thus says Yahweh, "The whole land shall be a desolation; yet will I not make a full end.
"But even in those days," says Yahweh, "I will not make a full end with you.
The angel of Yahweh appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush. He looked, and behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed.
Moses said, "I will turn aside now, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt."
Behold, the eyes of the Lord Yahweh are on the sinful kingdom, and I will destroy it from off the surface of the earth; except that I will not utterly destroy the house of Jacob," says Yahweh.
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow concerning his promise, as some count slowness; but is patient with us, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.