Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As it is written in the law of Moses, all this evil is come upon us: yet made we not our prayer before the LORD our God, that we might turn from our iniquities, and understand thy truth.
As it is
Yea, all Israel have transgressed your law, even by departing, that they might not obey your voice; therefore the curse is poured upon us, and the oath that is written in the law of Moses the servant of God, because we have sinned against him.
But if you will not hearken unto me, and will not do all these commandments;
But it shall come to pass, if you will not hearken unto the voice of the LORD your God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command you this day; that all these curses shall come upon you, and overtake you:
Behold, the former things have come to pass, and new things do I declare: before they spring forth I tell you of them.
All that pass by clap their hands at you; they hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city that men call The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?
If he called them gods, unto whom the word of God came, and the scripture cannot be broken;
Made we not our prayer before
But the hypocrites in heart heap up wrath: they cry not when he binds them.
For the people turn not unto him that strikes them, neither do they seek the LORD of hosts.
In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
O LORD, are not your eyes upon the truth? you have stricken them, but they have not grieved; you have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
They are all hot as an oven, and have devoured their judges; all their kings have fallen: there is none among them that calls unto me.
Yet the LORD has not given you a heart to perceive, and eyes to see, and ears to hear, unto this day.
Restore us, O God of our salvation, and cause your anger toward us to cease.
Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law.
And there is none that calls upon your name, that stirs up himself to take hold of you: for you have hid your face from us, and have consumed us, because of our iniquities.
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus; You have chastised me, and I was chastised, as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke: restore me, and I shall return; for you are the LORD my God.
Behold, I will watch over them for harm, and not for good: and all the men of Judah that are in the land of Egypt shall be consumed by the sword and by the famine, until there is an end of them.
Turn us back to you, O LORD, and we shall be turned; renew our days as of old.
Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures,
It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God. Every man therefore that has heard, and has learned of the Father, comes unto me.
And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:
If so be that you have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all men liberally, and reproaches not; and it shall be given him.