Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

I will not punish your daughters when they commit whoredom, nor your spouses when they commit adultery: for themselves are separated with whores, and they sacrifice with harlots: therefore the people that doth not understand shall fall.

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Bible References

Punish

Hosea 4:17
Ephraim is joined to idols; let him alone.
Isaiah 1:5
Why will ye be still stricken, that ye revolt more and more? the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
Hebrews 12:8
But if ye are without chastening, whereof all have been made partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.

For

1 Corinthians 6:16
Or know ye not that he that is joined to a harlot is one body? for, The twain, saith he, shall become one flesh.

And they

1 Kings 14:23
For they also built them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every green tree;
1 Kings 15:12
And he put away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.
2 Kings 23:7
And he brake down the houses of the sodomites, that were in the house of Jehovah, where the women wove hangings for the Asherah.

Therefore

Hosea 4:1
Hear the word of Jehovah, ye children of Israel; for Jehovah hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land.
Hosea 14:9
Who is wise, that he may understand these things? prudent, that he may know them? for the ways of Jehovah are right, and the just shall walk in them; but transgressors shall fall therein.
Proverbs 28:5
Evil men understand not justice; But they that seek Jehovah understand all things.
Isaiah 44:18
They know not, neither do they consider: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.
Isaiah 56:11
Yea, the dogs are greedy, they can never have enough; and these are shepherds that cannot understand: they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, from every quarter.
Daniel 12:10
Many shall purify themselves, and make themselves white, and be refined; but the wicked shall do wickedly; and none of the wicked shall understand; but they that are wise shall understand.
John 8:43
Why do ye not understand my speech? Even because ye cannot hear my word.
Romans 3:11
There is none that understandeth, There is none that seeketh after God;
Ephesians 4:18
being darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardening of their heart;

General references

Proverbs 5:9
Lest thou give thine honor unto others, And thy years unto the cruel;

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