Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die? saith the Lord GOD: and not that he should return from his ways, and live?
For I cannot take delight in the death of him that dieth, Declareth My Lord Yahweh, Make good your return then and, live!
Say unto them, As I live, Declareth My Lord Yahweh, Surely, I can take no pleasure in the death of the lawless man, But that the lawless man turn from his way, and live,- Turn ye, turn ye, from your wicked ways, For wherefore should ye die. O house of Israel?
Surely he hath not afflicted from his heart, nor caused sorrow to the sons of men.
How can I give thee up, Ephraim? abandon thee Israel? How can I make thee as Admah? set thee as Zeboim? Mine own heart, turneth against me, at once, are kindled my compassions.
1 Timothy 2:4
Who willeth, all men, to be saved, and, unto a personal knowledge of truth, to come;
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is, not slack, concerning his promise, as some count, slackness; but is long-suffering with regard to you, not being minded that any should perish, but that, all, unto repentance, should come.
So Yahweh passed before him, and proclaimed, - Yahweh, Yahweh, A God of compassion and favour, - Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and faithfulness:
He sang before men, and said, I sinned, and, uprightness, I perverted, yet he requited me not;
Yahweh, hath pleasure, in them who revere him, in them who wait for his lovingkindness.
Was Ephraim, a very precious son to me? Was he a most delightful child? For as often as I have spoken against him, I have, remembered, him again! For this cause, have my affections been deeply moved for him, I must have, compassion, upon him, Declareth Yahweh.
Who is a GOD like unto thee, taking away the iniquity - and passing over the transgression - of the remnant of his inheritance? He hath not held fast, perpetually, his anger, for, one who delighteth in lovingkindness, is he!
What man from among you, having a hundred sheep, and losing, from among them, one, doth not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness and go his way after the lost one, until he find it?
For, the judgment, will be without mercy, unto him that hath shewed no mercy: Mercy, boasteth, over judgment.
In the way of righteousness, is life, and, in the path thereof, immortality,