Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a rebellious house, which have eyes to see, and see not; they have ears to hear, and hear not: for they are a rebellious house.
And he said unto me- Son of man I am sending thee unto the sons of Israel, unto rebellious nations, which have rebelled against me, - they, and their fathers have transgressed against me, until this very day;
As an adamant harder than flint, have I made thy forehead, - thou shalt not fear them neither shalt thou be dismayed at their faces, For a perverse house, they are!
Say, I pray thee unto the perverse house, Know ye not what these things are? Say thou Lo! the King of Babylon entered Jerusalem And took her king and her princes, And brought them unto him in Babylon;
Put thou forth therefore, against the perverse house a parable, and say unto them Thus saith My Lord, Yahweh: Sot on the caldron set it on, Moreover also pour into it water:
So then thou shalt say unto the perverse house unto the house of Israel, Thus saith My Lord, Yahweh: Let it more than suffice you Out of all your abominations, O house of Israel:
Remember - do not forget, how thou didst provoke Yahweh thy God, in the desert, - yea from the day when thou earnest forth out of the and of Egypt until ye entered as far as this place, have ye been quarrelling, with Yahweh.
For, I, know thy perverseness, and thy stiff neck, - lo! while I am yet alive with you to-day, ye are, quarrelling, with Yahweh, and how much more after my death?
How often they, Resisted him in the desert, Vexed him, in the waste:
Thy rulers, are unruly, and companions of thieves, Every one of the people, loveth a bribe, and runneth after rewards, - The fatherless, they do not vindicate, And, the plea of the widow, reacheth them not.
Alas! for sons who are rebellious, Declareth Yahweh. Executing a purpose, but not from me, And pouring out a libation but not from my spirit, - That they may add sin to sin:
I have spread out my hands all the day, Unto a rebellious people, - Who walk In the way that is not good, After their own devices.
As the keepers of a field, have they come against her round about, - For against me, hath she rebelled, Declareth Yahweh.
Yet, this people hath an obstinate and rebellious heart, - They have turned aside, and gone their way;
Oh that my head were waters, And mine eyes a fountain of tears, - That I might weep day and night, For the slain of the daughter of my people!
We have sinned and committed iniquity, and been guilty of lawlessness and been rebellious, - even departing from thy commandments, and from thy regulations;
Ye stiff-necked and uncircumcised in hearts and in ears, ye, always, against the Holy Spirit, do strive! As your fathers, ye also:
yet hath Yahweh not given onto you a heart to know, or eyes to see or ears to hear, - until this day.
Then said be - Go and say unto this people, - Hear on but do not discern, See on but do not perceive:
Stand ye stock still and stare, Besmear your eyes and be blind, - They are drunken but not with wine, They reel, but not with strong drink;
Who is, blind, like an intimate friend? Or blind like the Servant of Yahweh?
Hear this, I pray you ye people - foolish and without heart, - Eyes, have they, and see not, Ears, have they, and hear not!
For this reason, in parables, unto them, do I speak, - because, seeing, they see not, and, hearing, they hear not, - neither do they understand.
They may surely look and yet not see, and surely hear and yet not understand, lest once they should return and it be forgiven them.
And, taking note, he saith unto them - Why do ye deliberate, because ye have no, loaves? Not yet perceive ye, neither understand, - keep ye your hearts, hardened?
And, he, said - Unto you, hath it been given, to get to know the sacred secrets of the kingdom of God; but, unto the rest, in parables, - in order that, seeing, they may not see, and, hearing, they may not understand.
And Jesus said - For judgment, I, unto this world, came: that, they who were not seeing, might see, and, they who were seeing, might become, blind.
He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart; lest they should see with their eyes, and should understand with their heart, and should turn, - and I should heal them.
saying - Go thy way unto this people, and say - Ye shall, surely hear, and yet will in nowise understand. And, surely see, and yet will in nowise perceive;
What then? That which Israel seeketh after, the same, it hath not obtained: - the election, however, have obtained it, and, the rest, have been hardened; -
2 Corinthians 3:14
But their thoughts were turned into stone: for, until this very day, the same veil, upon the reading of the old covenant, abideth, not to be removed, because, in Christ, it is to be done away;
2 Corinthians 4:3
And, even if our glad-message is veiled, in them who are perishing, it is veiled,
Being darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God - by reason of the ignorance that existeth within them, by reason of their hearts being turned into stone,
2 Thessalonians 2:10
And with all manner of deceit of unrighteousness, in them who are destroying themselves, because, the love of the truth, they did not welcome, that they might be saved; -
And they! whether they will hear or whether they will forbear, for a perverse house, they are, shall then know that la prophet hath been in their midst.