Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Moreover your little ones, which ye said should be a prey, and your children, which in that day had no knowledge between good and evil, they shall go in thither, and unto them will I give it, and they shall possess it.
Why is the Lord bringing us into this land,
to fall by the sword? Our wives and our little ones will become plunder; would it not be better for us to return to Egypt?”
He will eat
curds and honey at the time He knows enough to refuse evil and choose good.
Should I not
have compassion on Nineveh, the great city in which there are more than 120,000 persons who do not know the difference between their right and left hand, as well as many animals?”
for though the twins were not yet born and had not done anything good or bad, so that
God’s purpose according to His choice would stand, not because of works but because of Him who calls,
Among them we too all
formerly lived in the lusts of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.