‘Nation’ ….. Singular mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)

NationAs for us,
our eyes as yet failed for our vain help:
in our watching we have watched
for a nation that could not save us. Lam 4:17 

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “Nation”.

Gen 35:11 And God said unto him,
I am God Almighty:
be fruitful and multiply;
a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee,
and kings shall come out of thy loins;

Exo 21:8 If she please not her master,
who hath betrothed her to himself,
then shall he let her be redeemed:
to sell her unto a strange nation he shall have no power,
seeing he hath dealt deceitfully with her.

Exo 33:13 Now therefore, I pray thee,
if I have found grace in thy sight,
shew me now thy way,
that I may know thee,
that I may find grace in thy sight:
and consider that this nation is thy people.

Num 14:12 I will smite them with the pestilence,
and disinherit them,
and will make of thee a greater nation
and mightier than they.

Deu 4:6 Keep therefore and do them;
for this is your wisdom
and your understanding in the sight of the nations,
which shall hear all these statutes, and say,
Surely this great nation is a wise
and understanding people.

Deu 4:7 For what nation is there so great,
who hath God so nigh unto them,
as the LORD our God is in all things
that we call upon him for?

Deu 4:8 And what nation is there so great,
that hath statutes
and judgments so righteous as all this law,
which I set before you this day?

Deu 4:34 Or hath God assayed to go
and take him a nation
from the midst of another nation,
by temptations,
by signs, and by wonders,
and by war, and by a mighty hand,
and by a stretched out arm,
and by great terrors,
according to all that the LORD your God did
for you in Egypt before your eyes?

Deu 9:14 Let me alone, that I may destroy them,
and blot out their name
from under heaven:
and I will make of thee a nation mightier
and greater than they.

Deu 28:33 The fruit of thy land, and all thy labours,
shall a nation which thou knowest not eat up;
and thou shalt be only oppressed
and crushed alway:

Deu 28:36 The LORD shall bring thee,
and thy king which thou shalt set over thee,
unto a nation
which neither thou nor thy fathers have known;
and there shalt thou serve other gods,
wood and stone.

Deu 28:49 The LORD shall bring a nation
against thee from far,
from the end of the earth,
as swift as the eagle flieth;
a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand;

Deu 28:50 A nation of fierce countenance,
which shall not regard the person of the old,
nor shew favour to the young:

Deu 32:28 For they are a nation void of counsel,
neither is there any understanding in them.

2Sa 7:23 And what one nation in the earth is like thy people, even like Israel, whom God went to redeem for a people to himself, and to make him a name, and to do for you great things and terrible, for thy land, before thy people, which thou redeemedst to thee from Egypt, from the nations and their gods?

1Ki 18:10 As the LORD thy God liveth,
there is no nation or kingdom,
whither my lord hath not sent to seek thee:
and when they said, He is not there;
he took an oath of the kingdom and nation,
that they found thee not.

2Ki 17:29 Howbeit every nation made gods of their own,
and put them in the houses of the high places
which the Samaritans had made,
every nation in their cities wherein they dwelt.

1Ch 16:20 And when they went from nation to nation,
and from one kingdom to another people;

1Ch 17:21 And what one nation in the earth is like thy people Israel,
whom God went to redeem to be his own people,
to make thee a name of greatness and terribleness,
by driving out nations from before thy people,
whom thou hast redeemed out of Egypt?

2Ch 15:6 And nation was destroyed of nation,
and city of city:
for God did vex them with all adversity.

2Ch 32:15 Now therefore let not Hezekiah deceive you,
nor persuade you on this manner, neither yet believe him:
for no god of any nation
or kingdom was able to deliver his people out of mine hand,
and out of the hand of my fathers:
how much less shall your God deliver you out of mine hand?

Psa 33:12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD;
and the people whom he hath chosen
for his own inheritance.

Psa 105:13 When they went from one nation to another,
from one kingdom to another people;

Isa 2:4 And he shall judge among the nations,
and shall rebuke many people:
and they shall beat their swords into plowshares,
and their spears into pruninghooks:
nation shall not lift up sword against nation,
neither shall they learn war any more.

Isa 18:2 That sendeth ambassadors by the sea,
even in vessels of bulrushes upon the waters,
saying, Go, ye swift messengers,
to a nation scattered and peeled,
to a people terrible from their beginning hitherto;
a nation meted out and trodden down,
whose land the rivers have spoiled!

Isa 18:7 In that time shall the present be
brought unto the LORD of hosts of a people
scattered and peeled,
and from a people terrible
from their beginning hitherto;
a nation meted out and trodden under foot,
whose land the rivers have spoiled,
to the place of the name of the LORD of hosts,
the mount Zion.

Isa 26:2 Open ye the gates,
that the righteous nation
which keepeth the truth may enter in.

Isa 49:7 Thus saith the LORD,
the Redeemer of Israel,
and his Holy One,
to him whom man despiseth,
to him whom the nation abhorreth,
to a servant of rulers,
Kings shall see and arise,
princes also shall worship,
because of the LORD that is faithful,
and the Holy One of Israel, and he shall choose thee.

Isa 55:5 Behold, thou shalt call a nation that thou knowest not,
and nations that knew not thee shall
run unto thee because of the LORD thy God,
and for the Holy One of Israel;
for he hath glorified thee.

Isa 58:2 Yet they seek me daily,
and delight to know my ways,
as a nation that did righteousness,
and forsook not the ordinance of their God:
they ask of me the ordinances of justice;
they take delight in approaching to God.

Isa 60:12 For the nation and kingdom
that will not serve thee shall perish;
yea, those nations shall be utterly wasted.

Isa 65:1 I am sought of them that asked not for me;
I am found of them that sought me not:
I said, Behold me, behold me,
unto a nation that was not called by my name.

Isa 66:8 Who hath heard such a thing?
who hath seen such things?
Shall the earth be made to bring forth in one day?
or shall a nation be born at once?
for as soon as Zion travailed,
she brought forth her children.

Jer 2:11 Hath a nation changed their gods,
which are yet no gods?
but my people have changed their glory
for that which doth not profit.

Jer 5:9 Shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD:
and shall not my soul be avenged
on such a nation as this?

Jer 5:15 Lo, I will bring a nation upon you from far,
O house of Israel, saith the LORD:
it is a mighty nation,
it is an ancient nation,
a nation whose language thou knowest not,
neither understandest what they say.

Jer 5:29 Shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD:
shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Jer 6:22 Thus saith the LORD, Behold,
a people cometh from the north country,
and a great nation shall be raised
from the sides of the earth.

Jer 7:28 But thou shalt say unto them,
This is a nation that obeyeth not
the voice of the LORD their God,
nor receiveth correction: truth is perished,
and is cut off from their mouth.

Jer 9:9 Shall I not visit them
for these things? saith the LORD:
shall not my soul be avenged
on such a nation as this?

Jer 25:32 Thus saith the LORD of hosts,
Behold, evil shall go forth from nation to nation,
and a great whirlwind shall be raised up
from the coasts of the earth.

Jer 27:8 And it shall come to pass,
that the nation and kingdom
which will not serve the same Nebuchadnezzar
the king of Babylon,
and that will not put their neck
under the yoke of the king of Babylon,
that nation will I punish, saith the LORD,
with the sword,
and with the famine,
and with the pestilence,
until I have consumed them by his hand.

Jer 27:13 Why will ye die,
thou and thy people,
by the sword,
by the famine,
and by the pestilence,
as the LORD hath spoken against the nation
that will not serve the king of Babylon?

Jer 31:36 If those ordinances depart
from before me, saith the LORD,
then the seed of Israel also shall cease
from being a nation before me for ever.

Jer 33:24 Considerest thou not
what this people have spoken,
saying, The two families
which the LORD hath chosen,
he hath even cast them off?
thus they have despised my people,
that they should be no more a nation before them.

Jer 49:36 And upon Elam will I bring the four winds
from the four quarters of heaven,
and will scatter them toward all those winds;
and there shall be no nation
whither the outcasts of Elam shall not come.

Jer 50:3 For out of the north
there cometh up a nation against her,
which shall make her land desolate,
and none shall dwell therein:
they shall remove,
they shall depart,
both man and beast.

Lam 4:17 As for us,
our eyes as yet failed for our vain help:
in our watching we have watched
for a nation that could not save us.

Eze 2:3 And he said unto me, Son of man,
I send thee to the children of Israel,
to a rebellious nation that hath rebelled against me:
they and their fathers have transgressed against me,
even unto this very day.

Eze 37:22 And I will make them one nation
in the land upon the mountains of Israel;
and one king shall be king to them all:
and they shall be no more two nations,
neither shall they be divided into
two kingdoms any more at all:

Dan 12:1 And at that time shall Michael stand up,
the great prince
which standeth for the children of thy people:
and there shall be a time of trouble,
such as never was since there was a nation
even to that same time:
and at that time thy people shall be delivered,
every one that shall be found written in the book.

Joe 1:6 For a nation is come up upon my land,
strong, and without number,
whose teeth are the teeth of a lion,
and he hath the cheek teeth of a great lion.

Mic 4:3 And he shall judge among many people,
and rebuke strong nations afar off;
and they shall beat their swords into plowshares,
and their spears into pruninghooks:
nation shall not lift up a sword against nation,
neither shall they learn war any more.

Zep 2:1 Gather yourselves together,
yea, gather together,
O nation not desired;

Zep 2:5 Woe unto the inhabitants of the sea coast,
the nation of the Cherethites!
the word of the LORD is against you;
O Canaan, the land of the Philistines,
I will even destroy thee,
that there shall be no inhabitant.

Hag 2:14 Then answered Haggai,
and said, So is this people,
and so is this nation before me, saith the LORD;
and so is every work of their hands;
and that which they offer there is unclean.

Mat 21:43 Therefore say I unto you,
The kingdom of God shall be taken from you,
and given to a nation
bringing forth the fruits thereof.

Mat 24:7 For nation shall rise against nation,
and kingdom against kingdom:
and there shall be famines,
and pestilences,
and earthquakes,
in divers places.

Mar 13:8 For nation shall rise against nation,
and kingdom against kingdom:
and there shall be earthquakes in divers places,
and there shall be famines
and troubles:
these are the beginnings of sorrows.

Luk 21:10 Then said he unto them,
Nation shall rise against nation,
and kingdom against kingdom:

Joh 11:50 Nor consider that it is expedient for us,
that one man should die for the people,
and that the whole nation perish not.

Joh 11:52 And not for that nation only,
but that also he should gather together
in one the children of God
that were scattered abroad.

Joh 18:35 Pilate answered, Am I a Jew?
Thine own nation and the chief priests
have delivered thee unto me:
what hast thou done?

Act 2:5 And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews,
devout men,
out of every nation under heaven.

Act 7:7 And the nation to whom
they shall be in bondage will I judge, said God:
and after that shall they come forth,
and serve me in this place.

Act 10:22 And they said, Cornelius the centurion,
a just man,
and one that feareth God,
and of good report among all the nation of the Jews,
was warned from God by an holy angel
to send for thee into his house,
and to hear words of thee.

Act 10:35 But in every nation he that feareth him,
and worketh righteousness,
is accepted with him.

Act 24:2 And when he was called forth,
Tertullus began to accuse him,
saying, Seeing that
by thee we enjoy great quietness,
and that very worthy deeds are done unto this nation
by thy providence,

Act 26:4 My manner of life from my youth,
which was at the first among
mine own nation at Jerusalem,
know all the Jews;

Act 28:19 But when the Jews spake against it,
I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar;
not that I had ought to accuse my nation of.

Rom 10:19 But I say, Did not Israel know?
First Moses saith,
I will provoke you to jealousy
by them that are no people,
and by a foolish nation I will anger you.

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About David Mathi Raj Samuel
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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