Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Yet the children of thy people say, The way of the Lord is not equal: but as for them, their way is not equal.
Yet ye say, The way of the Lord is not straight. O ye house of Israel, I will judge you each one after his ways.
And if ye say, The way of the Lord is not straight. Hear now, O house of Israel: Is my way not straight? Are not your ways crooked?
Dost thou think this to be right, when thou didst say, I am more righteous than God?
Wilt thou disannul my judgment? Wilt thou condemn me, that thou may be justified?
Then he who had received the one talent came and said, Lord, I knew thee that thou art a hard man, reaping where thou hast not sown and gathering where thou hast not scattered;
for I feared thee because thou art an austere man: thou takest up that which thou didst not lay down and dost reap that which thou didst not sow.