Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
My people ask counsel at their stock, and their staff declareth unto them; for the spirit of whoredom hath caused them to err, and they have played the harlot, departing from under their God.
The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib; but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.
As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they that lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.
Therefore my people are gone into captivity for lack of knowledge; and their honorable men are famished, and their multitude are parched with thirst.
For my people are foolish, they know me not; they are sottish children, and they have no understanding; they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.
Yea, the stork in the heavens knoweth her appointed times; and the turtle-dove and the swallow and the crane observe the time of their coming; but my people know not the law of Jehovah.
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.
For I desire goodness, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt-offerings.
2 Chronicles 15:3
Now for a long season Israel was without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law:
But if they hearken not, they shall perish by the sword, And they shall die without knowledge.
Also, that the soul be without knowledge is not good; And he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.
When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off; the women shall come, and set them on fire; for it is a people of no understanding: therefore he that made them will not have compassion upon them, and he that formed them will show them no favor.
Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations: they have no knowledge that carry the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a god that cannot save.
O Jehovah, do not thine eyes look upon truth? thou hast stricken them, but they were not grieved; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
Let them alone: they are blind guides. And if the blind guide the blind, both shall fall into a pit.
2 Corinthians 4:3
And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled in them that perish:
I will also reject
And I cut off the three shepherds in one month; for my soul was weary of them, and their soul also loathed me.
And now, O ye priests, this commandment is for you.
They say unto him, He will miserably destroy those miserable men, and will let out the vineyard unto other husbandmen, who shall render him the fruits in their seasons.
And they took him, and killed him, and cast him forth out of the vineyard.
He will come and destroy these husbandmen, and will give the vineyard unto others. And when they heard it, they said, God forbid.
For Israel hath forgotten his Maker, and builded palaces; and Judah hath multiplied fortified cities: but I will send a fire upon his cities, and it shall devour the castles thereof.
According to their pasture, so were they filled; they were filled, and their heart was exalted: therefore have they forgotten me.
2 Kings 17:16
And they forsook all the commandments of Jehovah their God, and made them molten images, even two calves, and made an Asherah, and worshipped all the host of heaven, and served Baal.
The cords of the wicked have wrapped me round; But I have not forgotten thy law.
For thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, and hast not been mindful of the rock of thy strength; therefore thou plantest pleasant plants, and settest it with strange slips.
And he answered and said unto them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God because of your tradition?
1 Samuel 2:28
and did I choose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up unto mine altar, to burn incense, to wear an ephod before me? and did I give unto the house of thy father all the offerings of the children of Israel made by fire?
1 Samuel 3:12
In that day I will perform against Eli all that I have spoken concerning his house, from the beginning even unto the end.
For they are a nation void of counsel, And there is no understanding in them.
Then I said, Surely these are poor; they are foolish; for they know not the way of Jehovah, nor the law of their God:
And they shall teach my people the difference between the holy and the common, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean.