Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Shall horses run upon the rock? will one plow there with oxen? for ye have turned judgment into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into hemlock:
Because I knew that thou are obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow brass,
O LORD, do not thine eyes look upon truth? Thou have stricken them, but they were not grieved. Thou have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction. They have made their faces harder than a rock. They have refused t
The bellows blow fiercely, the lead is consumed of the fire. In vain do they go on refining, for the wicked are not plucked away.
But they refused to hearken, and pulled away the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear.
Ye who turn justice to wormwood, and cast down righteousness to the earth,
1 Kings 21:7
And Jezebel his wife said to him, Do thou now govern the kingdom of Israel? Arise, and eat bread, and let thy heart be merry. I will give thee the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.
Shall the throne of wickedness have fellowship with thee, which frames mischief by statute?
transgressing and denying LORD, and turning away from following our God, speaking oppression and revolt, conceiving and uttering from the heart words of falsehood.
They speak [vain] words, swearing falsely in making covenants. Therefore judgment springs up as hemlock in the furrows of the field.
Their hands are upon that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler asks, and the judge [is ready] for a bribe. And the great man, he utters the evil desire of his soul. Thus they weave it together.
Why do thou show me iniquity, and look upon perverseness? For destruction and violence are before me, and there is strife, and contention rises up.
Ye stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers, ye also.
But others fell upon the rocky places, where they had not much soil, and straightaway they sprang up because they had no depth of soil.
And others fell on the rocky ground where it had not much soil. And straightaway it sprang up, because it had no depth of soil.
And another fell on the rock, and having grown, it withered away because of not having moisture.