and saying, Where is the promise of his coming? For, from since the fathers became asleep, all things continue this way from the beginning of creation.
Ye have wearied LORD with your words. Yet ye say, How have we wearied him? In that ye say, Everyone who does evil is good in the sight of LORD, and he delights in them, or Where is the God of justice?
And Lot went out, and spoke to his sons-in-law, who married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place, for LORD will destroy the city. But he seemed to his sons-in-law as a man jesting.
That which has been is that which shall be, and that which has been done is that which shall be done. And there is no new thing under the sun.
Woe to those who draw iniquity with cords of falsehood, and sin as it were with a cart rope,
They have denied LORD, and said, It is not he. Neither shall evil come upon us, nor shall we see sword nor famine.
who say, [The time] is not near to build houses. This [city] is the caldron, and we are the flesh.
Son of man, what is this proverb that ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision fails?
But if that evil bondman should say in his heart, My lord is late coming,
But from the beginning of creation God made them male and female.
For those days will be tribulation, such as has not happened from the beginning of the creation that God created until now, and no, will not happen.
But if that bondman should say in his heart, My lord is late to come, and should begin to beat the servant boys and the servant girls, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken,
For what is our hope or joy or crown of boast? Or is it not even ye, before our Lord Jesus at his coming?
And to the agent of the congregation in Laodicea write, These things says the Truly, the faithful and TRUE witness, the primacy of the creation of God:
Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.