Therefore the earth will mourn and the heavens above grow dark. I have spoken, I have planned, and I will not relent or turn back.
Cross ReferencesNumbers 23:19
God is not a man, that He should lie, or a son of man, that He should change His mind. Does He speak and not act? Does He promise and not fulfill?
In that day they will roar over it, like the roaring of the sea. If one looks over the land, he will see darkness and distress; even the light will be obscured by clouds.
I clothe the heavens in black and make sackcloth their covering.
How long will the land mourn and the grass of every field be withered? Because of the evil of its residents, the animals and birds have been swept away, for the people have said, "He cannot see what our end will be."
They have made it a desolation. Desolate before Me, it mourns; all the land is laid waste, but no man takes it to heart.
"Judah mourns and her gates languish. Her people wail for the land, and a cry goes up from Jerusalem.
The anger of the LORD will not diminish until He has fully accomplished the purposes of His heart. In the days to come you will understand it clearly.
The fierce anger of the LORD will not turn back until He has fully accomplished the purposes of His heart. In the days to come you will understand this.
Raise a banner against the walls of Babylon; post the guard; station the watchmen; prepare the ambush. For the LORD has both devised and accomplished what He spoke against the people of Babylon.
The LORD has done what He planned; He has accomplished His decree, which He ordained in days of old. He has overthrown you without pity; He has let the enemy gloat over you and exalted the horn of your foes.
Therefore the land mourns, and all who dwell in it will waste away with the beasts of the field and the birds of the air; even the fish of the sea disappear.
I will show wonders in the heavens and on the earth, blood and fire and columns of smoke.
The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the coming of the great and awesome day of the LORD.
For this is what the LORD of Hosts says: "Just as I resolved to bring disaster upon you when your fathers provoked Me to anger, and I did not relent," says the LORD of Hosts,
Chapter Outline1. God calls Israel by his promise
3. He exhorts Judah to repentance by fearful judgments
19. A grievous lamentation for Judah
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Isaiah 33:8, 9
Joel 2:30, 31
Jeremiah 14:11, 12
1 Samuel 15:29
Isaiah 46:10, 11
Ephesians 1:9, 11
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