Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
According to their pasture, so were they filled; they were filled, and their heart was exalted; therefore have they forgotten me.
A luxuriant vine, is Israel, fruit, beseemeth him, - According to the abundance of his fruit, hath he brought abundance to the altars, according to the goodliness of his land, hath he made goodly statues.
lest thou eat, and be satisfied, - and goodly houses, thou build and inhabit;
He made him ride on the high places of the land, Caused him to eat the increase of the fields, - And gave him to suck honey out of the cliff, And oil out of the rock of flint:
and they captured fortified cities and a fat soil, and took possession of houses full of every good thing, wells digged, vineyards and oliveyards and fruit-trees, in abundance, - so they did eat and were filled and became fat, and luxuriated in thy great goodness.
O generation see, ye, the word of Yahweh, A desert, became I unto Israel? Or a land of thick darkness? Wherefore, have my people said, We have roved about, We will not come in any more unto thee?
They, have appointed kings, but not from me, have made rulers, but I have not acknowledged them: of their silver and their gold, they made themselves idols, to the end they might be cut off.
So shall it be, when Yahweh thy God shall bring thee into the land, which he sware to thy fathers - to Abraham to Isaac and to Jacob to give unto thee, - into cities great and goodly, which thou didst not build;
Of the Rock who had begotten thee, thou wast unmindful, - And didst forget GOD who had given thee birth.
The lawless one, in the loftiness of his countenance, will not enquire, God is not in any of his plots:
Because thou didst forget the God of thy salvation, And thy Rock of refuge, thou didst not remember, For this cause, shalt thou plant very pleasant plants, And, the slip of a stranger, shalt thou set:
Can, a virgin, forget, her ornaments, - A bride, her girdle? Yet, my people, have forgotten me, days without number.