Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.
Because I have called, and you refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;
And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.
Behold, you despisers, and wonder, and perish: for I work a work in your days, a work which you shall in no way believe, though a man declare it unto you.
1 Thessalonians 4:8
He therefore that despises, despises not man, but God, who has also given unto us his Holy Spirit.
For Zedekiah king of Judah had shut him up, saying, Why do you prophesy, and say, Thus says the LORD, Behold, I will give this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall take it;
Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the cistern of Malchiah the son of Hammelech, that was in the court of the prison: and they let down Jeremiah with ropes. And in the dungeon there was no water, but mire: so Jeremiah sank in the mire.
Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets who were before you.
Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, who planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and dug a wine press in it, and built a tower, and let it out to tenants, and went into a far country:
Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them who showed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom you have been now the betrayers and murderers:
[A maschil of Asaph.] O God, why have you cast us off forever? why does your anger smoke against the sheep of your pasture?
[A Psalm of Asaph.] O God, the nations have come into your inheritance; your holy temple have they defiled; they have laid Jerusalem in ruins.
Therefore shall his calamity come suddenly; suddenly shall he be broken without remedy.
He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
2 Chronicles 33:10
And the LORD spoke to Manasseh, and to his people: but they would not hearken.
He that reproves a scoffer gets for himself shame: and he that rebukes a wicked man gets himself injury.
What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? why, when I expected that it should bring forth grapes, it brought forth wild grapes?
For thus says the LORD, Your bruise is incurable, and your wound is grievous.
Son of man, say unto her, You are the land that is not cleansed, nor rained upon in the day of indignation.
And the tenants took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.
Added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison.