Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As they called them, so they went from them; they sacrificed unto Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.
Ephraim feeds on wind and follows after the east wind; he daily increases lies and desolation because they made a covenant with the Assyrians, and the oil is carried into Egypt.
And now they sin more and more, and of their silver they have made molten images according to their own intelligence, idols, all of it the work of the craftsmen; they say of them, Let the men that sacrifice kiss the calves.
Certainly man does not contend with nor reprehend man; for thy people are as those that resist the priest.
So I gave them up unto the hardness of their heart, and they walked in their own counsels.
Let them alone; they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into a pit.
He that is unjust, let him be unjust still; and he who is filthy, let him be filthy still; and he that is righteous, let him be justified still; and let the saint be sanctified still.