La 2:1 How the Lord in his anger has set the daughter of Zion under a cloud! He has cast down from heaven to earth the splendor of Israel; he has not remembered his footstool in the day of his anger.
La 2:1)3For thus says the Lord God: “The city that went out a thousand shall have a hundred left, and that which went out a hundred shall have ten left to the house of Israel.”4For thus says the Lord to the house of Israel: “Seek me and live; (
2Ch 15:2 and he went out to meet Asa and said to him, “Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: The Lord is with you while you are with him. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will forsake you.
Am 6:12 Do horses run on rocks? Does one plow there* with oxen? But you have turned justice into poison and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood*—
Am 6:12)8He who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns deep darkness into the morning and darkens the day into night, who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out on the surface of the earth, the Lord is his name; (
Ge 6:17 For behold, I will bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life under heaven. Everything that is on the earth shall die.
Am 4:13 For behold, he who forms the mountains and creates the wind, and declares to man what is his thought, who makes the morning darkness, and treads on the heights of the earth— the Lord, the God of hosts, is his name!
Am 9:6 who builds his upper chambers in the heavens and founds his vault upon the earth; who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out upon the surface of the earth— the Lord is his name.
Am 9:6)9who makes destruction flash forth against the strong, so that destruction comes upon the fortress. (
Jer 50:32 The proud one shall stumble and fall, with none to raise him up, and I will kindle a fire in his cities, and it will devour all that is around him.
Jer 50:32)10They hate him who reproves in the gate, and they abhor him who speaks the truth. (
Ru 4:1 Now Boaz had gone up to the gate and sat down there. And behold, the redeemer, of whom Boaz had spoken, came by. So Boaz said, “Turn aside, friend; sit down here.” And he turned aside and sat down.
1Ki 22:8 And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of the Lord, Micaiah the son of Imlah, but I hate him, for he never prophesies good concerning me, but evil.” And Jehoshaphat said, “Let not the king say so.”
1Sa 12:3 Here I am; testify against me before the Lord and before his anointed. Whose ox have I taken? Or whose donkey have I taken? Or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed? Or from whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with it? Testify against me* and I will restore it to you.”
Ro 12:9 Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.
Ro 12:9)16Therefore thus says the Lord, the God of hosts, the Lord: “In all the squares there shall be wailing, and in all the streets they shall say, ‘Alas! Alas!’ They shall call the farmers to mourning and to wailing those who are skilled in lamentation, (
Jer 9:17 Thus says the Lord of hosts: “Consider, and call for the mourning women to come; send for the skillful women to come;
Am 5:14 Seek good, and not evil, that you may live; and so the Lord, the God of hosts, will be with you, as you have said.
Am 5:14)17and in all vineyards there shall be wailing, for I will pass through your midst,” says the Lord. (
Ex 12:12 For I will pass through the land of Egypt that night, and I will strike all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and on all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgments: I am the Lord.
Joe 2:1 Blow a trumpet in Zion; sound an alarm on my holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, for the day of the Lord is coming; it is near,
Joe 2:1)19as if a man fled from a lion, and a bear met him, or went into the house and leaned his hand against the wall, and a serpent bit him. (
Isa 24:18 He who flees at the sound of the terror shall fall into the pit, and he who climbs out of the pit shall be caught in the snare. For the windows of heaven are opened, and the foundations of the earth tremble.
Jer 48:44 He who flees from the terror shall fall into the pit, and he who climbs out of the pit shall be caught in the snare. For I will bring these things upon Moab, the year of their punishment, declares the Lord.
Jer 48:44)20Is not the day of the Lord darkness, and not light, and gloom with no brightness in it? (
Am 5:18 Woe to you who desire the day of the Lord! Why would you have the day of the Lord? It is darkness, and not light,
Am 5:18)21“I hate, I despise your feasts, and I take no delight in your solemn assemblies. (
Isa 1:14 Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hates; they have become a burden to me; I am weary of bearing them.
Isa 1:11 “What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices? says the Lord; I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams and the fat of well-fed beasts; I do not delight in the blood of bulls, or of lambs, or of goats.
Isa 1:11)23Take away from me the noise of your songs; to the melody of your harps I will not listen. (
Isa 5:12 They have lyre and harp, tambourine and flute and wine at their feasts, but they do not regard the deeds of the Lord, or see the work of his hands.
Am 8:3 The songs of the temple* shall become wailings* in that day,” declares the Lord God. “So many dead bodies!” “They are thrown everywhere!” “Silence!”
Am 8:3)24But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.25“Did you bring to me sacrifices and offerings during the forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel? (
Ac 7:42 But God turned away and gave them over to worship the host of heaven, as it is written in the book of the prophets: “‘Did you bring to me slain beasts and sacrifices, during the forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel?
Ac 7:42)26You shall take up Sikkuth your king, and Kiyyun your star-god—your images that you made for yourselves, (
De 32:17 They sacrificed to demons that were no gods, to gods they had never known, to new gods that had come recently, whom your fathers had never dreaded.
Isa 46:7 They lift it to their shoulders, they carry it, they set it in its place, and it stands there; it cannot move from its place. If one cries to it, it does not answer or save him from his trouble.
Eze 20:24 because they had not obeyed my rules, but had rejected my statutes and profaned my Sabbaths, and their eyes were set on their fathers’ idols.
Eze 20:24)27and I will send you into exile beyond Damascus,” says the Lord, whose name is the God of hosts. (
2Ki 17:6 In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria captured Samaria, and he carried the Israelites away to Assyria and placed them in Halah, and on the Habor, the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.