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And he said, I will hide my face from them, I will see what their end shall be: for they are a very froward generation, children in whom is no faith.
I will hide
Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured, and many evils and troubles shall come upon them; so that they will say in that day, Are not these evils come upon us because our God is not among us?
Wherefore hidest thou thy face, And holdest me for thine enemy?
When he giveth quietness, who then can condemn? And when he hideth his face, who then can behold him? Alike whether it be done unto a nation, or unto a man:
And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee; for thou hast hid thy face from us, and hast consumed us by means of our iniquities.
I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.
Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, so that not a man shall be left: yea, woe also to them when I depart from them!
They have dealt corruptly with him, they are not his children, it is their blemish; They are a perverse and crooked generation.
I have spread out my hands all the day unto a rebellious people, that walk in a way that is not good, after their own thoughts;
But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the marketplaces, who call unto their fellows
Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation, and to what are they like?
2 Chronicles 20:20
And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem: believe in Jehovah your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.
and the head of Ephraim is Samaria, and the head of Samaria is Remaliah's son. If ye will not believe, surely ye shall not be established.
For it is a rebellious people, lying children, children that will not hear the law of Jehovah;
And Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I bear with you? bring him hither to me.
And he answereth them and saith, O faithless generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I bear with you? bring him unto me.
I say unto you, that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?
2 Thessalonians 3:2
and that we may be delivered from unreasonable and evil men; for all have not faith.
And without faith it is impossible to be well-pleasing unto him ; for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that seek after him.