Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.
But when Pharaoh saw that there was relief, he hardened his heart and did not listen to them, just as the Lord had predicted.
They allow their children to run like a flock; their little ones dance about.
He says to himself, "I will never be upended, because I experience no calamity."
When you did these things, I was silent, so you thought I was exactly like you. But now I will condemn you and state my case against you!
Those who pull evil along using cords of emptiness are as good as dead, who pull sin as with cart ropes.
If the wicked are shown mercy, they do not learn about justice. Even in a land where right is rewarded, they act unjustly; they do not see the Lord's majesty revealed.
Whom are you worried about? Whom do you fear, that you would act so deceitfully and not remember me or think about me? Because I have been silent for so long, you are not afraid of me.
"From its earliest days Moab has lived undisturbed. It has never been taken into exile. Its people are like wine allowed to settle undisturbed on its dregs, never poured out from one jar to another. They are like wine which tastes like it always did, whose aroma has remained unchanged.
and he begins to beat his fellow slaves and to eat and drink with drunkards,
Or do you have contempt for the wealth of his kindness, forbearance, and patience, and yet do not know that God's kindness leads you to repentance?
2 Peter 3:3
Above all, understand this: In the last days blatant scoffers will come, being propelled by their own evil urges
If you people who remain in Judah do that, then listen to what the Lord says. The Lord God of Israel who rules over all says, 'If you are so determined to go to Egypt that you go and settle there,
But later they had changed their minds. They had taken back their male and female slaves that they had freed and forced them to be slaves again.