Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven:
Because I called, and ye refused, I stretched out my hand, and no one regarded;
Hear ye correction, and be wise, and do not neglect.
Poverty and contempt, are for him that neglecteth correction, but, he that regardeth reproof, shall be honoured.
He that declineth correction, despiseth his own soul, but, he that heareth reproof, gaineth sense.
They have turned back unto the iniquities of their first fathers who refused to hear my words, yea, they themselves, have walked after other gods to serve them, - the house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken my covenant which I solemnised with their fathers.
But she hath changed my regulations rote lawlessness, more than the nations, And my statutes more than the countries which are round bout her, For my regulations, have they rejected, And in my statutes, have they not walked. Therefore,
Howbeit they refused to give heed, but put forth a rebellious shoulder, - and, their ears, made they hard of hearing, that they might not hear;
While yet he was speaking, lo! a brightly shining cloud, overshadowed them, and lo! a voice, out of the cloud, saying - This, is, my Son, the Beloved, in whom I delight, - Be hearkening to him.
The same Moses whom they had refused, saying - Who hath appointed thee to be ruler and judge? the same, both as ruler and redeemer, did God send, by the hand of the messenger who had appeared unto him in the bush:
For this cause, it behoveth us, with unwonted firmness, to be holding fast unto the things that have been heard, lest, at any time, we drift away.
But, with whom, was be sore vexed forty years? Was it not with them who sinned, whose dead bodies fell in the desert?
Any one having set aside a law of Moses, apart from compassions, upon the testimony of two or three witnesses, dieth:
If ye do turn away from following him, then will he yet again leave them behind in the desert, - so shall ye bring destruction upon all this people.
But, if thy heart shall turn away, and thou wilt, not hearken, - but shalt be drawn away, and shalt bow thyself down to other gods and serve them,
Thus, say all the assembly of Yahweh - What is this act of treachery which ye have committed against the God of Israel, that ye should turn back, to-day, from following Yahweh, - in that ye have builded you an altar, that ye might rebel, to-day, against Yahweh?
2 Chronicles 7:19
But, if, ye yourselves, shall turn away, and forsake my statutes and my commandments, which I have set before you, - and shall go and serve other gods, and bow down to them,
For, the turning away of the simple, will slay them, - and, the carelessness of dullards, will destroy them.
2 Timothy 4:4
And, from the truth, indeed, their ear, will they turn away, while, unto stories, they will turn themselves aside.
But, if ye will not hearken unto me, And will not do all these commandments;
Out of the heavens, he let thee hear his voice to instruct thee, - and, upon the earth, he let thee see his great fire, and his own words, thou didst hear out of the midst of the fire.
And it shall come to pass, that, the man who will not hearken unto my words which he shall speak in my name, I, myself will require it of him.
Because they hearkened not unto my words Declareth Yahweh, - which I sent unto them by my servants the prophets, betimes, sending them yet hearkened they not Declareth Yahweh.
For, I say unto you - Not one of those men who had been invited, shall taste of my supper.