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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
And 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 befall them, and they will say in that day, Have not these evils befallen me because my God is not in my midst?
Wherefore dost thou hide thy face, and countest me for thine enemy?
When he giveth quietness, who then will disturb? and when he hideth his face, who shall behold him? and this towards a nation, or towards a man alike;
and there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee; for thou hast hidden thy face from us, and hast caused us to melt away through our iniquities.
As with an east wind will I scatter them before the enemy; I will shew them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.
For even should they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that not a man remain: for woe also to them when I shall have departed from them!
They have dealt corruptly with him; Not his children's is their spot: A crooked and perverted generation!
I have stretched out my hands all the day unto a rebellious people, who walk in a way not good, after their own thoughts;
But to whom shall I liken this generation? It is like children sitting in the markets, which, calling to their companions,
To whom therefore shall I liken the men of this generation, and to whom are they like?
2 Chronicles 20:20
And they rose early in the morning, and went forth towards the wilderness of Tekoa; and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem! Believe in Jehovah your God, and ye shall be established; believe his prophets, and ye shall prosper!
and the head of Ephraim is Samaria, and the head of Samaria is Remaliah's son. If ye believe not, surely ye shall not be established.
that this is a rebellious people, lying children, children that will not hear the law of Jehovah;
And Jesus answering said, O unbelieving and perverted generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I bear with you? Bring him here to me.
But he answering them says, O unbelieving generation! how long shall I be with you? how long shall I bear with you? bring him to me.
I say unto you that he will avenge them speedily. But when the Son of man comes, shall he indeed find faith on the earth?
2 Thessalonians 3:2
and that we may be delivered from bad and evil men, for faith is not the portion of all.
But without faith it is impossible to please him. For he that draws near to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them who seek him out.