For, behold, the LORD cometh out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity: the earth also
shall disclose her blood
, and shall no more cover her slain.
Say to them [that are
] of a fearful
heart, Be strong
, fear not
, your God will come [with
] vengeance, [even
] God [with
] a recompence; he will come and save you.
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 he put on righteousness
as a breastplate, and an helmet of salvation upon his head; and he put on the garments
of vengeance [for
] clothing, and was clad with zeal
as a cloke. ... According
, accordingly he will repay, fury to his adversaries, recompence to his enemies; to the islands he will repay recompence.
To proclaim the acceptable
year of the LORD, and
the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort
all that mourn;
For the day of vengeance [is
] in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.
Deuteronomy 32:35 To me
] vengeance, and recompence; their foot
shall slide in [due
] time: for the day
of their calamity [is
] at hand, and the things
that shall come upon them make haste.
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 LORD God, to whom vengeance belongeth
; O God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself
For this [is
] the day
of the Lord GOD of hosts, a day of vengeance, that he may avenge him of his adversaries: and the sword
shall devour, and it shall be satiate and made drunk with their blood: for the Lord GOD of hosts hath a sacrifice in the north
country by the river Euphrates.
now what the LORD saith; Arise
the mountains, and let
the hills hear thy voice.
not God avenge
his own elect, which
cry day and night unto him, though
he bear long with them?
Romans 2:5 But after
thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest
up unto thyself wrath against the day
of wrath and revelation
of the righteous judgment of God;
But unto them that are contentious
, and do not
obey the truth, but obey
and wrath, ... Tribulation
and anguish, upon every soul
of man that doeth evil, of the Jew
first, and also of the Gentile
2 Thessalonians 1:6
Seeing [it is
] a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you; ... When he shall come to be glorified
in his saints, and to be admired
in all them that believe (because our
testimony among you was believed) in that
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 white
robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they
should rest yet for a little season, until
their fellowservants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they [were
], should be fulfilled.
Revelation 18:20 Rejoice
over her, [thou
] heaven, and [ye]
holy apostles and prophets; for God
hath avenged you on her.
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.