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.
Israel is an empty vine. Shall he bring forth fruit unto himself? According to the multiplication of his fruit he has multiplied altars; according to the goodness of his land they have bettered their statues.
lest peradventure when thou hast eaten and art full and hast built goodly houses and dwelt therein,
He made him ride on the high places of the earth that he might eat the fruits of the field; and he made him to suck honey out of the rock and oil out of the strong flint,
And they took strong cities and fertile land and inherited houses full of all goods, hewn cisterns, vineyards and oliveyards and many trees of good fruit; so they ate and were filled and became fat and delighted themselves in thy great goodness.
O generation, see ye the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? a land of darkness? Why do my people say, We are lords; we will come no more unto thee?
They have reigned, but not by me; they have made dominion, and I knew it not; of their silver and their gold they have made themselves idols that they may be cut off.
And it shall be, when the LORD thy God shall have brought thee into the land which he swore unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give it unto thee: great and goodly cities, which thou didst not build,
Of the strong One that begat thee thou art unmindful and hast forgotten the God that travailed for thee.
The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, does not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.
Because thou hast forgotten the God of thy saving health and hast not been mindful of the Rock of thy strength; therefore thou shalt plant pleasant plants and set it with strange slips:
Shall the virgin, perchance, forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number.