Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I did know thee in the wilderness, in the land of great drought.
so then, God looked upon the sons of Israel, - and God regarded.
For Yahweh doth acknowledge the way of the righteous; but, the way of the lawless, shall vanish.
I will indeed exult and rejoice, in thy lovingkindness, - In that thou hast looked upon my humiliation, thou hast taken note that in distresses was my life;
When my spirit fainted concerning myself, then, thou, didst take note of my path, - In the course which I was about to take, they had hidden a snare for me.
Good is Yahweh, as a protection in the day of distress, - and one who acknowledgeth them who seek refuge in him.
1 Corinthians 8:3
But, if anyone loveth God, the same, is known of him -
Whereas, now, having acknowledged God, - or rather, having been acknowledged by God, how turn ye back again unto the weak and beggarly elementary principles, unto which, over again, ye are wishing, to come into servitude?
In the wilderness
For Yahweh thy God, hath blessed thee in all the work of thy hand, he hath considered thy traversing of this great desert, - these forty years, hath Yahweh thy God been with thee, thou hast lacked, nothing.
who caused thee to journey through the great and terrible desert, of fiery serpents and scorpions, and thirsty wastes where was no water, - who brought forth for thee water out of the flinty rock;
He met him in a desert land, And in the howling waste of a wilderness, - He encompassed him watched over him, Shielded him as the pupil of his own eye.
Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem saying - Thus saith Yahweh, I remember in thy behalf, the lovingkindness of thy youthful days, The love of thy bridal estate, - Thy coming out after me, Through the desert, Through a land, not sown:
O God, my GOD, thou art, Earnestly do I desire thee, - My soul thirsteth for thee, My flesh fainteth for thee, In a land - dry, and weary for want of water, -
And, by a prophet, Yahweh, brought up, Israel out of Egypt, - and, by a prophet, was he watched over.