If I whet
my glittering sword, and mine hand take hold on judgment; I will
render vengeance to mine enemies, and will reward them that hate
me. ... Rejoice
, O ye nations, [with
] his people: for he will avenge
the blood of his servants, and will render
vengeance to his adversaries, and will be
merciful unto his land, [and
] to his people.
, O God, plead thine own cause: remember
how the foolish man reproacheth thee daily. ... Forget
not the voice of thine enemies: the tumult
of those that rise up against thee increaseth
should the heathen say, Where [is
] their God? let him
be known among the heathen in our sight [by] the revenging
of the blood of thy servants [which is
] shed. ... And render
unto our neighbours sevenfold into their bosom their reproach, wherewith
they have reproached thee, O Lord.
Shall the throne
of iniquity have fellowship
with thee, which frameth
mischief by a law? ... And he
shall bring upon them their own iniquity, and shall cut them
off in their own wickedness; [yea
], the LORD our God shall cut them off.
And I will feed
them that oppress thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken
with their own blood, as with sweet wine
: and all flesh shall know that I the LORD [am
] thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob.
For thus saith the LORD of hosts; After
the glory hath he sent
me unto the nations
which spoiled you: for
he that toucheth you toucheth the apple
of his eye.
And they cried
with a loud voice, saying, How
long, O Lord, holy
and true, dost
thou not judge and avenge
our blood on them that dwell on the earth?
And the nations
were angry, and thy
wrath is come, and the time
of the dead, that they should be judged, and that
give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them
that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy
Revelation 15:4 Who
shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify
thy name? for [thou] only
] holy: for all
nations shall come and worship before thee; for thy
judgments are made manifest.
And I heard the angel
of the waters say, Thou art
righteous, O Lord, which art
, and wast, and shalt be, because thou hast judged thus. ... For they have
shed the blood of saints and prophets, and thou hast given them blood to drink; for they are
Revelation 18:20 Rejoice
over her, [thou
] heaven, and [ye]
holy apostles and prophets; for God
hath avenged you on her.
And in her
was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were
slain upon the earth.
and righteous [are
] his judgments: for he hath judged
the great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath
avenged the blood of his servants at her hand.