Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Lest when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein;
Because thou servedst not Yahweh thy God, with rejoicing, and with gladness of heart, for abundance of all things,
When I bring them upon the soil which I sware unto their fathers, flowing with milk and honey, and they shall eat and be filled and wax fat, then will they turn away unto other gods and serve them, and despise me, and break my covenant.
Then Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: Thou wast fat, Thou wast thick, Thou wast gorged, So he forsook the GOD who made him, And treated as foolish his Rock of salvation.
Lest I be full, and deny, and say - Who is Yahweh? or lest I be impoverished and steal, and do violence to the Name of my God.
I, tended thee in the desert, - in a land parched with drought:
And hast built
I enlarged my works, - I built me houses, I planted me vineyards;
Who saith - I will build me a roomy house, with spacious roof-chambers, - So he cutteth him open its windows, And it is covered in with cedar, And he painteth it with vermilion.
who are saying, Not near! let us build houses, - It, is the caldron, and, we, are the flesh!
Therefore - because ye have trampled on the poor, and, the gift of corn, ye would take away from him, though, houses of hewn stone, ye have built, Yet shall ye not dwell in them, - Though, delightful vineyards, ye have planted, Yet shall ye not drink the wine of them.
Is it a time that, ye yourselves, should be dwelling in your own paneled houses? and, this house, be in ruins?
In like manner, as it came to pass in the days of Lot, They were eating, they were drinking, they were buying, they were selling, they were planting, they were building, -