Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
To whom I answered, that it is not the custom of the Romans to give up any man, before that the accused have the accusers face to face, and have had opportunity to make his defense concerning the matter laid against him.
He that giveth answer before he heareth, It is folly and shame unto him.
Doth our law judge a man, except it first hear from himself and know what he doeth?
Because I have called, and ye have refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man hath regarded;
Behold therefore, I have stretched out my hand over thee, and have diminished thine ordinary food , and delivered thee unto the will of them that hate thee, the daughters of the Philistines, that are ashamed of thy lewd way.
But as to Israel he saith, All the day long did I spread out my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people.