Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But the house of Israel will not hearken unto thee; for they will not hearken unto me: for all the house of Israel are impudent and hardhearted.
1 Samuel 8:7
And LORD said to Samuel, Hearken to the voice of the people in all that they say to thee, for they have not rejected thee, but they have rejected me, that I should not be king over them.
From the thirteenth year of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah, even to this day, these twenty-three years, the word of LORD has come to me, and I have spoken to you, rising up early and speaking. But ye have not hearkened.
However I sent all my servants the prophets to you, rising up early and sending them, saying, Oh, do not do this abominable thing that I hate.
He who hears you hears me, and he who rejects you rejects me, and he who rejects me rejects him who sent me.
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that kills the prophets, and stones those who are sent to her. How often I wanted to gather thy children together as a hen does her brood under her wings, and ye would not.
But his citizens hated him, and sent an embassy behind him, saying, We do not want this man to reign over us.
And ye will not come to me, so that ye may have life.
Remember the word that I said to you, A bondman is not greater than his lord. If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they kept my word, they will keep yours also.
And the sons are impudent and stiff hearted. I send thee to them, and thou shall say to them, Thus says lord LORD.
For her blood is in the midst of her. She set it upon the bare rock. She did not pour it upon the ground to cover it with dust.
The show of their countenance witnesses against them, and they declare their sin as Sodom; they do not hide it. Woe to their soul! For they have done evil to themselves.
O LORD, do not thine eyes look upon truth? Thou have stricken them, but they were not grieved. Thou have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction. They have made their faces harder than a rock. They have refused t