Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood;
Among you man
Watch ye to yourselves, lest your heart shall be enticed, and ye turn aside and serve other gods, and worship to them:
When there shall arise in the midst of you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and he gave to thee a sign or a wonder,
When there shall be found in the midst of thee in one of thy gates which Jehovah thy God gave to thee, a man or a woman who shall do evil in the eyes of Jehovah thy God to pass by his covenant,
See, brethren, lest there shall be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in removing away from the living God.
Among you a root
For this, thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel: Behold me causing this people to eat wormwood, and I gave them to drink water of poison.
They spake words swearing falsehood, cutting out a covenant: and judgment broke forth as the head upon the furrows of the field
Shall horses run upon the rock? will he plough with oxen? for ye turned judgment to poison and the fruit of justice to wormwood.
For I see thee being in the bile of bitterness, and bond of iniquity.
Observing narrowly lest any be failing of the grace of God: lest any root of bitterness springing forth aloft give trouble, and by this many be defiled;