Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Lest when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein;
Because thou served not LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, by reason of the abundance of all things,
For when I shall have brought them into the land which I swore to their fathers, flowing with milk and honey, and they shall have eaten and filled themselves, and grown fat, then they will turn to other gods, and serve them, and de
But Jeshurun grew fat, and kicked. Thou have grown fat. Thou have grown thick. Thou have become sleek. Then he forsook God who made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
lest I be full, and deny [thee], and say, Who is LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and use the name of my God profanely.
I knew thee in the wilderness, in the land of great drought.
And hast built
I made for me great works. I built for me houses. I planted for me vineyards.
who says, I will build me a wide house and spacious chambers, and cuts out windows for himself, and it is overlaid with cedar, and painted with vermilion.
who say, [The time] is not near to build houses. This [city] is the caldron, and we are the flesh.
Inasmuch therefore as ye trample upon the poor, and take exactions of wheat from him. Ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them. Ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink the wine thereof.
Is it a time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses while this house lays waste?
And likewise as it happened in the days of Lot. They ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built.