Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ye looked for much, and, lo, it came to little; and when ye brought it home, I did blow upon it. Why? saith the LORD of hosts. Because of mine house that is waste, and ye run every man unto his own house.
Ye sowed much and brought in little; eating and not being satisfied; ye drank, and not drinking to the full; putting on clothing, and not being warm to him; and he hiring out, hires out for a purse perforated.
Who were ye coming to the heap of twenty and it was ten? coming to the wine-vat to draw fifty of the wine-press, and there was twenty?
For thou didst forget the God of thy salvation, and didst not remember the rock of thy fortress, for this, thou shalt plant pleasant plants, and thou shalt sow it with vine shoots of the stranger.
Will man defraud God? For ye defraud me. And ye said, In what did we defraud thee? The tenths and the offerings.
Blow upon it
2 Samuel 22:16
The torrents of the sea will be seen, The foundations of the habitable globe will be uncovered, In the rebuke of Jehovah, from the breath of the spirit of his anger.
2 Kings 19:7
Behold me giving upon him a spirit, and he heard a hearing, and he turned back to his land; and I caused him to fall by the sword in his land.
The grass was dried up, the flower fell away: for the spirit of Jehovah blew upon it: surely the people grass.
If ye will not hear and if ye will not set upon your heart to give honor to my name, said Jehovah of armies, and I sent a curse upon you, and I cursed your blessings, and also I cursed it for your not setting upon the heart.
Saying to God, Thou wilt not condemn me; make known to me for what thou wilt contend with me.
I reckoned the days of old, the everlasting years.
And in the fifth year ye shall eat its fruits, to add to you its produce. I Jehovah your God.
Honor Jehovah from thy substance, and from the first-fruits of all thy produce.
Ye are cursed with a curse: and ye defrauded me, the nation all of it