Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!
Oh that there were such a heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments continually, that it might be well with them and with their sons for ever!
Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, that Israel had walked in my ways!
Let them give thanks unto Jehovah for his loving-kindness, and for his wondrous works to the children of men;
Oh that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! Then would thy peace have been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea;
Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? intelligent, and he shall know them? For the ways of Jehovah are right, and the just shall walk in them; but the transgressors shall fall therein.
And as he drew near, seeing the city, he wept over it,
And what will ye do in the day of visitation, and in the sudden destruction which shall come from far? To whom will ye flee for help, and where will ye leave your glory?
and thou saidst, I shall be a mistress for ever; so that thou didst not take these things to heart, thou didst not remember the end thereof.
the prophets prophesy falsehood, and the priests rule by their means; and my people love to have it so. But what will ye do in the end thereof?
As the partridge sitteth on eggs it hath not laid, so is he that getteth riches and not by right: in the midst of his days shall he leave them, and at his end shall be a fool.
Her impurity was in her skirts, she remembered not her latter end; and she came down wonderfully: she hath no comforter. Jehovah, behold my affliction; for the enemy hath magnified himself.
But God said to him, Fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee; and whose shall be what thou hast prepared?
Now there was a rich man and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making good cheer in splendour every day.
And why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?