Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Son of man, has not the house of Israel, the rebellious house, said unto thee, What doest thou?
Say now to the rebellious house: Do ye not know what these things mean? Tell them, Behold, the king of Babylon is come to Jerusalem and has taken its king and its princes and led them with him to Babylon;
Then I said, Ah Lord GOD! they say of me, Does he not speak parables?
And it shall be, when they say unto thee, Why criest thou? that thou shalt answer, For the tidings that come; and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint; and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it comes and shall be brought to pass, said the Lord GOD.
And when the sons of thy people shall speak unto thee, saying, Wilt thou not show us what thou meanest by these?
Even from the days of your fathers, ye had departed from my ordinances and had never kept them. Return unto me, and I will return unto you, said the LORD of the hosts. But ye said, In what shall we return?