Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But they hearkened not: and Manasseh seduced them to do more evil than did the nations whom the LORD destroyed before the children of Israel.
2 Chronicles 36:16
yet became they mockers of the messengers of God, and despisers of his words, and mimics of his prophets, - until the mounting up of the wrath of Yahweh against his people, until there was no healing.
But, now, what can we say, O our God, after this? for we have forsaken thy commandments,
But they murmured and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their back, and, thy prophets, they slew, who testified against them that they might turn them back unto thee, - and they wrought great insults.
I, Yahweh, am thy God, Who brought thee up out of the land of Egypt, - Open wide thy mouth, that I may fill it.
and have not hearkened unto thy servants the prophets, who spake in thy name, unto our kings, our rulers, and our fathers, - and unto all the people of the land.
Jerusalem! Jerusalem! she that slayeth the prophets, and stoneth them that are sent unto her! How often, have I desired to gather together thy children, like as a hen, her own brood, under her wings, - and ye did not desire!
Had I not come and spoken unto them, Sin, had they none; but, now, have they no, excuse, for their sin.
To him, therefore, who knoweth how to be doing, a right thing, and is not doing it, it is, sin, unto him.
Yet not in their ways, didst thou walk, nor according to their abominations, didst thou do, - As though that were quite too little, thou didst corrupt thyself beyond them in all thy ways.