Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ephraim is joined to idols; Let him alone.
Therefore at such a time the prudent person keeps silent, for it is an evil time.
uncle, or his undertaker, will lift him up to carry out his bones from the house, and he will say to the one who is in the innermost part of the house, “Is anyone else with you?” And that one will say, “No one.” Then he will answer, “ Keep quiet. For the name of the Lord is not to be mentioned.”
Why do you look at the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?
The man who acts
presumptuously by not listening to the priest who stands there to serve the Lord your God, nor to the judge, that man shall die; thus you shall purge the evil from Israel.
Then they said, “Come and let us
devise plans against Jeremiah. Surely the law is not going to be lost to the priest, nor counsel to the sage, nor the divine word to the prophet! Come on and let us strike at him with our tongue, and let us give no heed to any of his words.”